Have a Migraine or Have Migraine. Which Is Correct?

The noun “migraine” can be both countable and uncountable.

The noun “migraine” can be both countable and uncountable, so we can say:

Did you have migraine during pregnancy?

I had a migraine last Friday.

However, the more precise or specific you are to describe a migraine (in terms of location, intensity, etc.), the more likely you will use a/an.

I had a severe migraine last week.

But omit the article to speak about this symptom in a general sense.

Some people suffer from migraine.

Similarly, we never include the article when using the plural form (migraines) in a general sense.

Migraines are more common in women than in men.

When listing a series of symptoms, we also tend to omit the indefinite article "a".

I have migraine, nausea, and fever.

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