Symptoms of cluster headaches

Face of person showing symptoms of a cluster headache

Symptoms of cluster headaches often include severe pain around one eye, a runny nose, a watery eye, and a drooping eyelid, all on the affected side of the head.

Current as of: November 20, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Karin M. Lindholm DO - Neurology

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