Headache: Pain affecting the head or brain area.
Introduction: This page examines a list of conditions causing headache. Much more detailed information is available in the analysis of headache as a disease.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Headache:
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Headache type of: Pain (604), Head symptoms (300)
Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions
Possible causes of symptom: Headache: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Headache as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Types of headache:
- Brain conditions
- High blood pressure
- Lyme disease
- Eye diseases
- Ear diseases
- Nose diseases
- Throat diseases
- Dental diseases
- Tooth abscess
- Toxic causes of headache:
- Mental disorders
- Certain medications
- See also types of headache and causes of headache
- See also facial pain, eye pain, and other types of pain
Medications or substances causing Headache: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Headache as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
- Caffeine withdrawal
- Certain medications
- Amphetamine intoxication
- Glyceryl trinitrate
- Fume inhalation
- Dry-cleaning agents
- Tar fumes
- Diesel fumes
- Carbon monoxide poisoning
Conditions listing symptoms: Headache: The following list of conditions have 'Headache' 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.
Conditions listing complications: Headache: The following list of conditions have 'Headache' 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.
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Last revised: Oct 30, 2003
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