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back of the head hurts when coughing

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Headache: Sounds viral if it persists the headache gets worse see your doctor.
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Hmm: Time for a physical examination. The headache concerns me.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
34 years experience Family Medicine
Try ice or heat: There are several things that can cause swelling and pain in the back of the head. IT can be an skin cyst, which may be infected. It could also be an ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Sinusitis: Sounds like sinusitis. You should see your pcp.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Muscle Tension: What you are describing is muscle tension or a pulled muscle which got stretched when you started coughing or have a pinched nerve that is arising fro ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Several causes: The ear fullness is either referred from the maxillary sinuses, inflammation of the nasopharynx from the drainage or infection, or swelling of the eus ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds a lot: like INFLUENZA (FLU!!!!) Drink lots of fluids, takes Aspirin or Acetominophen for the fever and REST! If symptoms continue or worsen...Call your Prim ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinusitis: You may have developed a sinus infection from the cold, see your doctor.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Stewart
25 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Symptoms of aneurysm: It is doubtful that your symptoms are related to an aneurysm. Aneurysm generally do not cause any pain or symptoms. It is more likely related to a c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: You may have an irritated disc or joint in your neck. Coughing and sneezing increases the pressure in the discs of your neck which may suggest this is ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Back of Head: Pains from the back of your head are usually not related to your sinuses. Top candidates would be tension headache, occipital neuralgia or high blood ... Read More
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