06/25/07 #10 - Recent change - 4 migraines in less than 24 hours?

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    I have had Migraines since I was 20-years-old, but only a few times a year, and never sever enough to prevent activity over long term (only lasts several hours). This week, I have had four minor Migraines in less than 24 hours. Is this common to Migraines, or should I suspect something else? Thank you, Jackie.



    Dear Jackie;

    You need to see your doctor. Whenever our patterns change, we need to see our doctors. No, it is not common to have multiple Migraines in one day. You didn't describe your symptoms, but if you were taking some kind of pain meds, it's possible that it was one Migraine that was masked by the pain meds for periods of time. Please do call your doctor tomorrow. You need to be seen to be sure that IS Migraine and perhaps try a different medication.

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Published On: June 25, 2007