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migraine; headache; head; ache; pain; aura; classical; cluster; headaches;

Migraine is the name given to a type of headache that can be severe, often felt on one side of the head (behind the eye) and lasting a couple of hours or up to a few days. Young children who get migraine may feel sick and vomit, but may not complain of a headache. Migraine tends to get less frequent and less severe as a person gets older.

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To find out more about Migraine have a look at information in the topic  Migraine on the Parenting and Child Health section of this website.

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