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8,791 Possible Causes for Headache

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Headache A headache is fairly uncommon with a cold. A headache is very common with the flu, present in 80% of flu cases. A headache is not unusual.[fauquierent.net] Analgesics reduce body aches, headaches and fever: Acetaminophen (e.g. Tylenol, Panadol) is a painkiller and fever reducer. Doesn't irritate the stomach.[uhs.umich.edu] Pharyngitis/tonsillitis—this is caused by both bacterial and viral organisms, with sore throat often accompanied by fever, headache, and other symptoms, with or without enlarged[oxfordmedicine.com]

  • Influenza

    They may include Body or muscle aches Chills Cough Fever Headache Sore throat Is it a cold or the flu? Colds rarely cause a fever or headaches.[fpnotebook.com] It is marked by inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA; the PHARYNX; and conjunctiva, and by headache and severe, often generalized, myalgia.[fpnotebook.com] (from Dorland) Definition (CSP) acute viral infection involving the respiratory tract; marked by inflammation of the nasal mucosa, the pharynx, and conjunctiva, and by headache[fpnotebook.com]

  • Sinusitis

    However, they may become infected, leading to sinusitis (sinus infection) with symptoms such as a blocked nose, post-nasal drip and even sinus headaches.[health24.com] "Headache and fever" is a common presentation to the urgent care and emergency department setting and can have many etiologies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Frontal sinusitis is characterized by pain or pressure in the forehead, which is sometimes described as a headache.[ucdenver.edu]

  • Pharyngitis

    They cause fever, headache, and sore throat that last for 4 to 14 days. Lymphatic tissue in the pharynx may also become involved.[britannica.com] Take paracetamol, ibuprofen or aspirin to ease any pain and other symptoms such as a headache. Do NOT give aspirin to children under 16.[medic8.com] Sore throat with flu: Fatigue Body aches Chills Fever higher than 102 degrees F Sore throat with mononucleosis: Enlarged lymph nodes in neck and armpits Swollen tonsils Headache[everydayhealth.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    We previously found that 97% of children diagnosed with chronic tension-type headaches had meningismus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute sinusitis manifests as persistent coryza, postnasal drip, headache, and fever.[emedicine.medscape.com] In addition to throat pain, the manifestations may include chills, headache, and, in young children, abdominal pain, and vomiting.[symptoma.com]

  • Pneumonia

    The initial symptoms of viral pneumonia are the same as influenza symptoms: fever, a dry cough, headache, muscle pain, and weakness.[lung.org] They may not feel ill enough to demand a day of school, but they could be tired, suffering from headaches, a minor feever or a dry cough.[thesun.co.uk] If you add fever, body aches and headache that come on quickly, it could be you have the flu.[fox17online.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Symptoms Mono may begin slowly with fatigue, a general ill feeling, headache, and sore throat. The sore throat slowly gets worse.[mountsinai.org] Although oral antibiotics or acetaminophen alone did not improve the deteriorating symptoms, including fever, headache and general fatigue, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Typical symptoms include: Fever Fatigue Sore throat Swollen lymph glands Headache Muscle weakness Swollen tonsils Rash Swollen spleen or liver (very rare) How Is mono diagnosed[northwell.edu]

  • Meningitis

    In both groups, headache, vomiting, fever and loss of vision were the most common clinical features.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 56-year-old male who presented with intermittent headache and low fever was admitted, he had transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenoma 3 years ago.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spots/rash See the Glass Test Severe headache Stiff neck Dislike bright lights Convulsions/seizures Early symptoms can include: Fever, headache, vomiting, muscle pain and[meningitisnow.org]

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculous meningitis presents with headache, altered mental status, fever and sometimes coma.[symptoma.com] Do I have a headache? The flu typically presents with headaches. Do I have joint and/or body aches? The cold and flu can cause this but it is more severe with the flu.[wikihow.com] TB of the brain can cause headaches, nausea and brain damage (if left untreated). Diagnosis & Tests How can my doctor check for tuberculosis?[familydoctor.org]

  • Acromegaly

    Headache was included as a feature of the disease.[nejm.org] After the surgery our patient’s growth hormones returned to normal, he was headache free and his energy returned to normal.[brighamhealthhub.org] Headache in the morning? Fall asleep at work/in front of the TV? Do you drive? Reduced concentration? Do you feel refreshed in the morning?[medicaleducationleeds.com]

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