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1,112 Possible Causes for Headache, Petechiae

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Abstract We previously found that 97% of children diagnosed with chronic tension-type headaches had meningismus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cutaneous petechiae are not uncommon, and a scarlatiniform rash may be present.[emedicine.medscape.com] Commonly, the tonsils may have a bumpy look on their surface - somewhat like a golf ball White or yellow colored spots on the tonsils (tonsillar exudate) Petechiae (look like[medicinenet.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    In that age group, at least a quarter of infections cause mononucleosis — a disease that features fatigue, headache, fever, sore throat and swollen lymph nodes.[mayoclinic.com] In adolescent and adult patients presenting with sore throat, the presence of posterior cervical, inguinal or axillary adenopathy, palatine petechiae, splenomegaly, or atypical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In that age group, up to half of EBV infections cause mononucleosis — a disease that features fatigue, headache, fever, sore throat and swollen lymph nodes.[web.archive.org]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    […] but I've had very few headaches.[diabetes.co.uk] Checking the patient for areas of small, purple or red spots (petechiae), hemorrhage beneath the skin (purpura), and bluish discoloration of a fairly large area of the skin[encyclopedia.com] ., heart, liver) Overuse of pain medicines called “ NSAIDs ”, which are used to reduce swelling or relieve pain from headaches, colds, flu, and other ailments.[kidney.org]

  • Scarlet Fever

    The symptoms of scarlet fever begin with a sore throat, a fever of 101 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (38.2–40 degrees Celsius), and headache.[healthychildren.org] Forehead and cheeks appear flushed Circumoral pallor Pharyngitis Tonsil s are hyperemic and edematous, with exudate Throat is inflamed and covered by a membrane Palatal Petechiae[fpnotebook.com] Petechiae are also visible on her soft palate. Her anterior-cervical nodes are swollen and tender.[doi.org]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Headaches. High blood pressure may trigger headaches. Hypertension, or high blood pressure.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The waste buildup can make you sick and you may have these symptoms: swelling of the ankles, face or belly, vomiting, loss of appetite, fatigue, weakness, confusion and headaches[heart.org] […] children 5 years or older, prolonged bedwetting Stunted or poor growth, as compared to similar age group peers Loss of appetite and chronic nausea Fatigue Frequent severe headaches[healthychildren.org]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    PATIENT CONCERN: A 42-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of fever, abdominal pain, headache, and right limb weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] External links [ edit ] Look up petechia in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Petechiae .[en.wikipedia.org] Other symptoms may include night sweats, chills, headache and severe loss of appetite resulting in weight loss.[rarediseases.org]

  • Aplastic Anemia

    Symptoms of chronic aplastic anemia include weakness and fatigue in the early stages, followed by shortness of breath, headache, fever, and pounding heart.[britannica.com] Symptoms result from anemia, thrombocytopenia (petechiae, bleeding), or leukopenia (infections).[merckmanuals.com] A brain tumor may cause headaches and seizures as well as many other nervous system problems. Breast cancer occurs when abnormal cells grow out of control in the breast.[northwell.edu]

  • Leukemia

    Pounding headaches iStock/AZarubaika Although not common, frequent pounding headaches may be a sign of leukemia-related anemia or even a life-threatening case of bleeding[rd.com] These were petechiae/purpura (category derived from ‘petechiae’, ‘purpura’ and ‘petechiae/purpura’), mucosal bleeding (including ‘mucosal bleeding’ and ‘bleeding gums’), anorexia[doi.org] […] of certain white blood cells (neutropenia, leukopenia), infection, low levels of red blood cells (anemia), fatigue, severe bleeding (hemorrhage), fever (pyrexia), nausea, headache[fda.gov]

  • Endocarditis

    Symptoms Some of the initial endocarditis symptoms are flu-like and include fever (temperature at or above 38C), joint and muscle pain and headache.[news-medical.net] Cutaneous manifestations include petechiae, Osler nodes, Janeway lesions, and splinter hemorrhages.[emedicine.com] Symptoms of endocarditis The most common symptoms of endocarditis include: a high temperature (fever) of 38C (100.4F) or above chills night sweats headaches shortness of breath[nhs.uk]

  • Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

    If the lymphoblasts spread to the brain, headaches and nausea can result, while cancerous cells spreading to the liver and spleen irritate the tissues there, causing them[sharecare.com] Thrombocytopenia manifests itself as bleeding, bruising and, in severe cases, petechiae.[symptoma.com] Symptoms of ALL include: Frequent infections Fever Easy bruising Bleeding that is hard to stop Flat, dark-red skin spots (petechiae) due to bleeding under the skin Pain in[stjude.org]

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