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Chin Pain When Coughing
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
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-understood entity called the "primary cough headache, " that is associated with coughing, straining, laughing, crying, etc. Here's an interesting link on the topic. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/primary-cough-headaches/ds00639. ...Read more
Cough Headaches: Cough headaches(CH) are headaches that are triggered by coughing, sneezing, bending,laughing and other types of stress. Primary CH has no known cause and eventually tends to go away. Secondary CH can be caused by **Brain Tumors, and several other neurologic problems. If you are having cough headaches you need to see your Dr., especially if frequent or severe, or with visual or balance problems. ...Read more
Neck strain: usually that symptom indicates a neck strain or misalignment of the cervical vertebra or inflammatrion of the neck muscles or joints. If there is pain shooting down the arm, it indicates nerve irritation and needs doctor's attention. Usually waiting or using an NSAID medication will allow it to go away. See a doctor if not gone in 4 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be causing painful lumps on the back/right side of my head. They even hurt when i cough.
Painful Head Bumps: When you cough, you can "stretch" the tight scalp skin, and any such lesions will hurt. Some causes, and there are many more, of such lesions are described here===>http://www.Ehow.Com/list_6645563_causes-painful-bumps-scalp_.Html. Without further description and your medical history, it would be hard to pinpoint the cause. Definitely make an appointment with a dermatologist to undergo evaluation. ...Read more
When I cough, my head throbs one, hard time about two seconds later. Ahy idea why and how to fix it/?
Could be significant: Your presenting syptom is not described in detail---how frequent?How long it last?Does the same happen after you sleep or bend over?---the question has to do with increase pressure of spinal fluid when you cough---i want to rule out chiari malformation or pseudotumour cerebri--may need MRI if symptom is always consistent. ...Read more
I have a headache on one side of my head its is minor pain until i cough then the pain is sharp, but im not sick?
For over a week now I have been sick with sinis congestion, cough and it feels like someone is squeezing my head?
Hi ... I had a bang to my head about a week ago... Ever since every time i hav a little cough my head is in pain ?
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I get "cough headaches." When I cough hard I get a pain in my head but it goes away after a short while. Is this dangerous?
Not Dangerous But: Headache caused by coughing hard is not really dangerous.But having said that the cause of cough needs to be determined and there may be co existing Sinus congestion/infection which if there may need to be treated appropriately.i suggest you consult your doctor and get checked and treated ...Read more
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