What About Ice Pick Headaches?

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Question 1 of 6

Under IHS criteria, the "official" name for ice pick headaches is...

Aice pick Migraines
Bprimary stabbing headache
Ccluster headaches
Aice pick Migraines
Bprimary stabbing headache
Ccluster headaches
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Question 2 of 6

Ice pick headaches last...

A8 to 15 minutes
B30 to 180 minutes
C5 to 30 seconds
A8 to 15 minutes
B30 to 180 minutes
C5 to 30 seconds
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Question 3 of 6

Ice pick headaches are accompanied by...

ANo other symptoms.
BSensitivity to light and/or sound.
CNausea and/or vomiting.
ANo other symptoms.
BSensitivity to light and/or sound.
CNausea and/or vomiting.
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Question 4 of 6

Ice pick headaches occur in what percentage of Migraineurs?

AUp to 80%.
BUp to 60%.
CUp to 40%.
AUp to 80%.
BUp to 60%.
CUp to 40%.
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Question 5 of 6

In the rare cases where a preventive is recommended for ice pick headaches, the preventive treatment most often used is...

Aindomethacin.
Ba beta blocker such as propranolol.
Can anticonvulsant medication such as topiramate.
Aindomethacin.
Ba beta blocker such as propranolol.
Can anticonvulsant medication such as topiramate.
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Question 6 of 6

The cause of ice pick headaches is...

AMigraine.
Btrigeminal neuralgia.
Cidiopathic (of unknown origin).
AMigraine.
Btrigeminal neuralgia.
Cidiopathic (of unknown origin).
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