Symptom: Head symptoms


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Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
Detailed cause information for symptom: Head symptoms:
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Head symptoms (300 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Head symptoms (74 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Head symptoms: headache (189), brain symptoms (45), face symptoms (165), ear symptoms (75), mouth symptoms (105), nose symptoms (48), hair symptoms (38), lip symptoms (36), tongue symptoms (40), jaw symptoms (18), scalp symptoms (10), swollen head (22)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Conditions listing symptoms: Head symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Head symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Achondroplasia ... normal size skull
  • Acoustic Neurinoma ... facial symptoms
  • Acromegaly ... headaches, headache
  • Actinymycosis ... pus in the mouth
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis ... headache
  • Acute kidney failure ... headaches
  • Adult-onset ALD ... deterioration of brain function
  • African Sleeping sickness ... severe headaches, brain symptoms, headache
  • Alexander Syndrome ... head enlargement
  • Allergies ... headaches, nose rubbing, Itching nose, allergic salute (persistent upward nose rubbing)
  • Amnesic shellfish poisoning ... headache
  • Amphetamines ... headaches
  • Anaphylaxis ... swollen mouth
  • Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome ... normal female body hair pattern
  • Angelman syndrome ... Microcephaly (small head), Large jaws
  • Anorexia Nervosa ... soft body hair (lanugo)
  • Aortic coarctation ... headaches
  • Arachnoid Cysts ... macrocephaly (head enlargement), headaches, cranial deformation
  • Arachnoiditis ... headache
  • Arteriovenous Malformation ... headaches
  • Atrophic rhinitis ... nasal crusting
  • Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia ... oral bleeding
  • Autoimmune thyroid diseases ... dry hair, fine hair, brittle hair
  • Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease ... headaches

    B

  • Barber's rash ... facial hair rash
  • Barmah Forest virus ... headache
  • Basilar artery migraine ... Headache
  • Behcet's Disease ... Neurological symptoms, headache
  • Bell's Palsy ... difficulty closing mouth, smiling difficulty
  • Bleeding disorders ... bleeding mouth
  • Bornholm disease ... headache
  • Botulism food poisoning ... Headache
  • Brain abscess ... severe headache
  • Brain cancer ... headaches
  • Broken nose ... nose pain
  • Bronchiolitis ... flared nostrils
  • Brucellosis ... headaches
  • Bubonic plague ... headache

    C

  • Canavan disease ... megalocephaly (abnormally enlarged head)
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... headaches
  • Cat scratch disease ... headache
  • Cauliflower ear ... ear thickening
  • Cephalic tetanus ... cranial nerve failure
  • Cerebral Aneurysm ... sudden and severe headache
  • Cerebral Arteriosclerosis ... headache
  • Cerebral hemorrhage ... bleeding in the brain, brain symptoms
  • Chagas disease ... headaches
  • Chemical pneumonia ... headache
  • Chiari Malformation ... progressive brain impairment, headache
  • Chickenpox ... scalp blisters, headache
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ... Headache
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... headaches
  • Chronic Sinusitis ... morning headache, severe headache
  • Ciguatera poisoning ... headache
  • Classic migraine ... intense headache, one-sided headache, aura
  • Cleft palate ... split in the upper lip
  • Closed-angle glaucoma ... severe headache
  • Cluster headache ... excruciating headache, one-sided headache, sudden and severe headache, headache
  • Coccidioidomycosis ... headaches
  • Coffin-Lowry syndrome ... underdeveloped upper jaw bone (maxillary hypoplasia)
  • Common cold ... headache
  • Common migraine ... severe headache
  • Concussion ... headache
  • Congenital SMA with arthrogryposis ... micrognathia (unusually small jaws)
  • Cradle Cap ... scalp rash, yellowish scalp scales
  • Craniosynostosis ... abnormal head shape
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis ... headache
  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome ... headache
  • Cysticercosis ... headaches

    D

  • Dandruff ... dry scalp, white flakes on scalp
  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome ... increased head circumference, progressive macrocrania (abnormally enlarged skull), cranial nerve dysfunction, bulging occiput (the back of the head), Symptoms of cerebellar dysfunction, Symptoms of increased intracranial pressure
  • Decompression sickness ... headache
  • Dehydration ... sunken fontanel, dry tongue
  • Dengue fever ... Severe headache
  • Dengue hemorrhagic fever ... headache
  • Depression ... headaches
  • Depressive disorders ... headaches
  • Diabetes ... headaches
  • Diabetic hypoglycemia ... headache
  • Discoid lupus erythematosus ... rash on bridge of nose, internal ear rash, scalp rash
  • Dislocated jaw ... jaw redness
  • Dust mite allergies ... nose rubbing, Itching nose, allergic salute (persistent upward nose rubbing)
  • Dwarfism ... normal size skull
  • Dysthymia ... headaches

    E

  • Earache ... pulling at ears
  • East African Trypanosomiasis ... severe headaches
  • Ebola ... headache
  • Eclampsia ... headaches
  • Eczema ... scalp rash
  • Ehrlichiosis ... headache
  • Empty Sella Syndrome ... headaches
  • Encephalitis ... headache
  • Encephaloceles ... microcephaly
  • Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli ... headache
  • Extradural hematoma ... persistent headache

    F

  • Failure To Thrive ... slow head circumference gain
  • Favism ... headache
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome ... flattened philtrum (upper lip groove), thin upper lip, cleft lip, brain malformations, skull malformations
  • Flu ... headache
  • Folliculitis ... tender hair follicles, swollen hair follicles
  • Food allergies ... headaches, mouth itching
  • Food poisoning ... headache
  • Fragile-X Syndrome ... high forehead, enlarged jaw
  • Fungal meningitis ... headache

    G

  • Gastroenteritis ... headache
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease ... burning in the mouth
  • Gaucher Disease ... progressive brain damage
  • Generalized anxiety disorder ... headaches
  • Glanders ... headache
  • Glaucoma ... headaches, severe headache
  • Glomerulonephritis ... headache
  • Glucagonoma ... smooth tongue
  • Grand mal seizures ... biting the tongue
  • Granulomatous amebic encephalitis ... headaches
  • Graves Disease ... brittle hair

    H

  • Hangover ... headache
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis ... brittle hair
  • Hay fever ... nose rubbing, Itching nose, allergic salute (persistent upward nose rubbing)
  • Head injury ... intracranial bleeding, brain injury symptoms, headache, headache
  • Heatstroke ... headache
  • Hemangioblastoma ... severe headache
  • Hemifacial Spasm ... mouth pulled to one side
  • Hemophilia ... intracranial bleeding
  • Hemophilus influenzae B ... headache
  • Hepatitis ... headache
  • Herpes stomatitis ... mouth swelling
  • High altitude cerebral edema ... severe headache
  • Hirsutism ... increased lip hair, increased ear hair
  • Histoplasmosis ... headaches
  • HIV/AIDS ... severe headaches, headache, neurologic problems
  • Holoprosencephaly ... median cleft lip, Cebocephaly, normal or near-normal brain development
  • Human Papillomavirus ... mouth warts
  • Hydranencephaly ... normal head size
  • Hydrocephalus ... increasing head circumference, unusually large head size, headache
  • Hyperemesis Gravidarum ... headaches
  • Hypertension ... morning headache, headache
  • Hyperthyroidism ... fine hair, brittle hair
  • Hypoglycemia ... headache
  • Hypoglycemic attack ... headache
  • Hypothyroidism ... dry hair

    I

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura ... brain bleeding
  • Incontinentia Pigmenti ... skull deformities, cleft lip, extremely kinky hair
  • Infant botulism food poisoning ... head flop
  • Infant Cytomegalic virus ... brain damage
  • Irritable bowel syndrome ... headache

    J

  • Japanese encephalitis ... headache
  • Jaundice ... furry tongue
  • Jaw conditions ... jaw locking, Limited jaw movement, Headaches
  • Joubert Syndrome ... tongue abnormalities, abnormal tongue movements, cleft lip

    K

  • Kearns-Sayre Syndrome ... increased cerebrospinal fluid protein
  • Klippel Feil Syndrome ... low hairline

    L

  • Landau-Kleffner Syndrome ... abnormal electro-encephalogram (EEG)
  • Lassa fever ... headache
  • Lead poisoning ... Brain damage, Headaches, headache
  • Legionnaires' disease ... headache
  • Leptospirosis ... severe headache
  • Leukemia ... headaches
  • Listeriosis ... headache
  • Lupus ... nasal sores, headaches, brain symptoms
  • Lyme disease ... Encephalopathy, headaches, Neurological symptoms, severe headache
  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis ... headache

    M

  • Machado-Joseph Disease ... twitching tongue
  • Malaria ... headache
  • Marburg virus ... headache
  • Mastoiditis ... headache
  • McCune-Albright Syndrome ... skull deformity, jaw deformity
  • Megalencephaly ... asymmetrical head, large brain, large head, large head
  • Melioidosis ... headache
  • Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome ... tongue abnormalities, tongue furrows, tongue folds
  • Meningioma ... severe headache
  • Meningitis ... severe headache, headache
  • Meningococcal disease ... severe headache, headache
  • Menkes Disease ... white hair, kinky hair
  • Mesenteric Adenitis ... headache
  • Methahemoglobinemia ... blue cheeks, headache
  • Microcephaly ... loose scalp, wrinkled scalp, receding forehead, small head circumference
  • Middle ear infection ... Pulling at the ears
  • Migraine ... one-sided headache, aura, throbbing headache, severe headache
  • Mitochondrial diseases ... headache
  • Mobius syndrome ... jaw deformities, tongue deformities
  • Mold allergies ... nose rubbing, Itching nose, allergic salute (persistent upward nose rubbing)
  • Mononucleosis ... headache
  • Monosodium glutamate (MSG) adverse reaction ... throbbing headache, severe headache
  • Motion sickness ... headache
  • Mountain sickness ... headache
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis II ... enlarged forehead
  • Mumps ... swollen parotid glands, swollen cheeks, headache
  • Muscle contraction headache ... sore scalp, headache, continuous headache
  • Myxedema ... brittle hair

    N

  • Naegleria ... Headache
  • Neurocysticercosis ... headaches
  • Neurodermatitis ... scalp rash
  • Neurofibromatosis-1 ... brain tumors
  • Neurofibromatosis-2 ... Headache
  • Neuronal Migration Disorders ... microcephaly
  • Neurotoxic shellfish poisoning ... mouth numbness
  • Niemann-Pick disease ... brain-related problems
  • Nocardiosis ... brain abscess, headache
  • Norwalk-like viruses ... Headache

    O

  • Obstructive sleep apnea ... mouth breathing, morning headaches
  • Oligodendroglioma ... headache
  • Oral cancer ... lump in mouth, mouth bleeding, lump in lip, mouth numbness

    P

  • Paget's disease of bone ... headaches, enlarged skull
  • Paralytic shellfish poisoning ... headache
  • Parkinson's Disease ... facial symptoms
  • Parotitis ... swollen parotid glands
  • Parry Romberg Syndrome ... unilateral sunken eye, migraine-like headaches
  • Pernicious anemia ... Tongue symptoms
  • Pharyngitis ... headache
  • Pheochromocytoma ... headaches
  • Pituitary Cancer ... headaches
  • Plague ... headache
  • Pneumococcal pneumonia ... Headache
  • Pneumonic plague ... headache
  • Polio ... severe headache, headache
  • Polyarteritis nodosa ... headaches
  • Polycystic kidney disease ... Headaches
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome ... dandruff
  • Polycythemia ... headache
  • Porencephaly ... macrocephaly (large head), microcephaly (small head)
  • Post streptococcal glomerulonephritis ... headache
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder ... Headaches
  • Postpartum depression ... headaches
  • Preeclampsia ... persistent headaches
  • Premenstrual syndrome ... headache
  • Primary Lateral Sclerosis ... tongue weakness
  • Progressive Spinobulbar muscular atrophy ... tongue weakness
  • Prolactinoma ... headaches
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri ... pulsating intracranial noises, headache
  • Psittacosis ... headache
  • Psoriasis ... scalp rash

    Q

  • Q fever ... severe headache
  • Queensland tick typhus ... headache

    R

  • Rabies ... jaw paralysis, Headache
  • Radiation sickness ... sore mouth
  • Raynaud's phenomenon ... nose pallor, lips symptoms, nose color changes, nose symptoms, nose numbness, nose sensitivity, nose pain, lip redness, nose symptoms, lip symptoms
  • Relapsing fever ... severe headache
  • Reye's Syndrome ... encephalopathy
  • Rift Valley Fever ... headaches
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever ... headache
  • Rodent ulcer ... facial ulcer
  • Rubella ... headache

    S

  • Salmonella food poisoning ... severe headache
  • Sandfly fever ... headache
  • Sandhoff Disease ... macrocephaly
  • Sarcoidosis ... brain symptoms
  • SARS ... headache
  • Scarlet fever ... headache
  • Schilder's Disease ... headache
  • Schizencephaly ... microcephaly
  • Scombrotoxic fish poisoning ... mouth swelling, headache
  • Sexual headache ... sudden headache during sexual activity
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome ... brain bleeding (intracerebral hemorrhage), brain bruising
  • Shingles ... headache
  • Sinusitis ... aching top of head, tender forehead, tenderness of sides of nose, morning headache, severe headache, aching upper jaw
  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... smooth tongue, swollen cheeks
  • Slap-cheek syndrome ... headache
  • Sleep apnea ... morning headaches
  • Soto's Syndrome ... macrocrania (large head), protrusive forehead
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy type II ... twitching tongue
  • Stomatitis ... sore mouth, oral bleeding
  • Strep throat ... headache
  • Stress ... headache
  • Stroke ... sudden severe headache
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage ... sudden severe headache
  • Subdural hematoma ... persistent headaches, severe headaches, enlarged head circumference
  • Syphilis ... brain tumors, headache, neurologic problems, headache
  • Syringomyelia ... headaches

    T

  • Tardive Dyskinesia ... lip puckering, lip smacking, lip pursing
  • Temporal arteritis ... throbbing headache, tenderness in the temple area, headache
  • Tension headache ... headache
  • Tetanus ... trismus (lockjaw), headache
  • Thalassemia ... skull deformity
  • Thrombocytopenia ... oral bleeding
  • Thyroid disorders ... dry hair, fine hair, brittle hair
  • Tonsilitis ... pulling at the ears, enlarged jaw lymph glands
  • Tourette Syndrome ... head banging, sniffing, lip biting, head jerking
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome ... Headache
  • Toxoplasmosis ... brain symptoms, headache
  • Transverse myelitis ... headache
  • Traumatic Brain Injury ... brain bleeding, headache
  • Trichinosis ... bleeding under tongue
  • Trigeminal neuralgia ... one-sided facial symptoms, headache
  • Type 2 diabetes ... headaches
  • Typhoid fever ... tongue changes, headache
  • Typhus ... Severe headache

    U

  • Upper Respiratory Infection ... headache
  • Uremia ... sore mouth, headache

    V

  • Viral gastroenteritis ... headache
  • Viral Hepatitis ... headache
  • Viral meningitis ... severe headache, headache
  • Vitamin A overdose ... headache
  • Vitiligo ... lip white patches, face white patches, nostril white patches
  • Von Hippel-Lindau Disease ... headaches

    W

  • Wegener's granulomatosis ... perforated nasal septum, nasal ulcerations
  • Weil's syndrome ... severe headache
  • West African Trypanosomiasis ... severe headaches
  • West Nile fever ... headache
  • Whiplash ... headache

    Y

  • Yellow fever ... furry tongue, headache
    Conditions listing complications: Head symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Head symptoms' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • African Sleeping sickness ... brain complications
  • Alveolar Hydatid Disease ... brain parasitic tumors
  • Amebic dysentery ... brain abscess
  • Angelman syndrome ... Microcephaly, Large jaws
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome ... migraine
  • Arachnoid Cysts ... brain hemorrhage
  • Asphyxia ... brain damage
  • Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia ... intracranial bleeding

    B

  • Bornholm disease ... brain complications
  • Brain cancer ... recurring brain cancer
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia ... brain complications

    C

  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... permanent brain damage
  • Cerebral Aneurysm ... Brain bleeding
  • Cerebral Arteriosclerosis ... brain hemorrhage
  • Cerebral hemorrhage ... permanent brain damage
  • Childbirth ... Brain damage, Permanent brain damage
  • Coma ... Permanent brain damage
  • Concussion ... persistent headaches, brain damage, permanent brain damage

    D

  • Decompression sickness ... brain damage

    E

  • Ecstasy ... brain hemorrhage
  • Encephalitis ... permanent brain damage
  • Epilepsy ... brain damage
  • Esophagus Cancer ... brain cancer
  • Extradural hematoma ... permanent brain damage

    F

  • Febrile Seizures ... Brain damage
  • Folate deficiency ... cleft lip
  • Fungal meningitis ... brain damage

    H

  • Head injury ... brain damage, intracranial bleeding
  • Heatstroke ... permanent brain damage
  • HIV/AIDS ... HIV encephalopathy, headache

    I

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura ... Bleeding in the brain

    L

  • Lead poisoning ... brain damage, Headaches
  • Liver failure ... Brain complications
  • Lung cancer ... brain cancer
  • Lyme disease ... Encephalopathy

    M

  • Malaria ... Cerebral malaria, brain complications
  • Mastoiditis ... brain abscess
  • Measles ... brain damage, severe headache
  • Melanoma ... brain cancer
  • MELAS ... encephalopathy
  • Meningitis ... permanent brain damage
  • Meningococcal disease ... brain damage
  • Menkes Disease ... brain problems, brain atrophy
  • Menstruation ... menstrual migraine
  • Microcephaly ... small head
  • Middle ear infection ... brain abscess, Glue ear
  • Multi-Infarct Dementia ... migraine-like headaches

    N

  • Neonatal Jaundice ... brain damage
  • Neurofibromatosis-2 ... multiple head tumors

    O

  • Oral cancer ... head cancer
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta ... brain damage, intracranial bleeding

    P

  • Polio ... permanent brain damage
  • Pregnancy ... Migraine
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy ... head injury
  • Prolactinoma ... headaches

    R

  • Relapsing Polychondritis ... floppy ear
  • Reye's Syndrome ... permanent brain damage

    S

  • Sarcoidosis ... brain granulomas, facial nerve granulomas
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome ... permanent brain damage
  • Shingles ... ear damage
  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... cranial neuropathy, brain complications, swollen parotid glands
  • Sporotrichosis ... central nervous system infection
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage ... brain damage
  • Subdural hematoma ... permanent brain damage

    T

  • Thalassemia ... skull deformity
  • Toxoplasmosis ... brain damage, Brain complications
  • Traumatic Brain Injury ... brain damage, permanent brain damage
  • Tuberous sclerosis ... brain tumors, facial tumors

    V

  • Von Hippel-Lindau Disease ... permanent brain damage

    W

  • Wegener's granulomatosis ... perforated nasal septum
  • Whiplash ... chronic headache
  • Whipple's Disease ... brain complications
  • Whooping Cough ... brain damage, encephalopathy, permanent brain damage
  • Wilson's Disease ... severe brain damage, brain damage


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