What is abdominal migraine?

Abdominal migraine is characterized by pain that occurs in the belly, near the navel or midline. Typically, this occurs in children who have a family history of migraines and go on to develop typical migraine later in life. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, pallor, and anorexia.

How do members experience abdominal migraine?

Top 5 symptoms reported by people with abdominal migraine*

*Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.

Top treatments taken by people for abdominal migraine*

Who has abdominal migraine on PatientsLikeMe?


Age Proportion # of patients
<20 7
20s 9
30s 20
40s 11
50s 12
60s 7
70+ 3

Distribution of sex


Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 9
Female 61