Symptoms of Headache
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
Head pain happens with all headaches. Each type of headache has its own symptoms.
Tension headaches usually start slowly and build:
Migraines happen in phases that may include:
Cluster headacheshave stabbing and burning head pain that:
During the headache, you may also have:
Sinus headache problems are:
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Last reviewed December 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Rimas Lukas, MD
Last Updated: 1/11/2019
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