Does anybody else get a flowing nose before/during a Migraine?

Anywhere from 1 to 6 hours before a Migraine (and during the earliest stages of it) my left nostril flows like a faucet! Totally clear, just like tears. Occasionally, if the migraine is going to be REALLY bad, both sides will flow. I can’t say run, because it is not a drip. It is like a bloody nose, it floods! I will soak a tissue in seconds flat! Does anybody else have this symptom?

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  • lovesthequiet
    4 years ago

    Yes. I get this. Both my nose and my eyes on my left side run like crazy. It feels like the left side of my face is going to blow up with all the behind-the-eye-and-nose pressure. My eyes will run so bad that it does look like I’m crying and I just can’t stop them… very annoying!

  • Katie M. Golden moderator
    4 years ago

    ChoctawCharli,
    You are not alone in this symptom. It could be caused by a bundle of nerves called SPG that lie around your sinuses. There are SPG blocks you can get to help these symptoms.

    Take a look at this article for more information and then ask your doctor about it.
    http://migraine.com/blog/facial-pain-explained/

    Best Wishes,
    -Katie Migraine.com
    Moderator

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