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Head hurts when I cough

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: If headache persist see your doctor for evaluation and treatment.

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
Dehydration: It's possible you're experiencing some degree of dehydration with these symptoms. It's always good to increase fluid intake when you have a 'cold'. Th... Read More
Dr. Justin Greiwe
A Verified Doctoranswered
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Sinus pressure: You are likely suffering from increased sinus pressure. If symptoms have been persistent for more than 10 days without improvement see your primary do... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
Need to see doctor: Cough headaches are usually a benign condition however sometimes they can be a sign of other problems inside your brain. You need to see your physicia... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Headache: Sounds viral if it persists the headache gets worse see your doctor.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Comments: Would suggest you likely have either an upper respiratory tract infection or asthma, and this could readily be controlled. The cough probably exacerb... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Cough, headache: Unexplained vomiting with headache and cough are significant symptoms that require medical attention. Perhaps you had a fall and hit your head? Call... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Perozek
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
See doc: See your primary care doc or urgent care. Then see eye doc to see if any viral or ophthalmologic issues.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
The issue is whether this is a benign symptom occurring in the scalp and not from within the brain. Since the cough feels superficial and is short liv... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Cough headache: There are a couple of possibilities. Coughing can raise the pressure inside your head, which can cause pain sometimes. There is also a poorly-understo... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Maybe sinus: Possibly you have sinus congestion and when you do these things, your sinus blockage/congestion is being aggravated.
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