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Why Does My Head Hurt When I Cough
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
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
Maybe sinus: Possibly you have sinus congestion and when you do these things, your sinus blockage/congestion is being aggravated. ...Read more
I had a CT all was good but my headache its on the Right side of my head and face.. My right forehead and temple hurt when I cough.laugh.sneeze.yell?
Sinus headache : It sounds like you may have a sinus type headache . No wonder your CT of the head is negative . I believe a ct of the Osteomeatal unit - sinuses would be positive and could reveal some thickening in the sinuses or fluid levels . See an ENT . Most have this scanner in their offices . Take care . ...Read more
I have developed a dry cough after a cold and a headache hurts on the top of my head on the left side near the back. Going on for a week?
Sinusitis: You may have developed a sinus infection from the cold, see your doctor. ...Read more
My head hurts when i cough and the headache has not gone even if i take paracetamol what should I do ?
Left sided headache from front of head to back. Mainly temple and around ear.Hurts when bend over and cough and sneeze. Intermittent pain in neck?
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 coming from your disc more than the joints or muscles. Neck pain can cause muscle spasms that refer pain to the back of the head often causing headaches. See your physician if symptoms don't improve within 1 week. ...Read more
I've had a cough for about nine days now. everytime i cough the muscles in my abdomen hurt and also my chest and the back the bottom back in the front top of my head hurt is this just sinuses or should I see a doctor?
A bit sick. Somewhat irritated scratchy throat. My head hurt when i bend my head toward ground. Dry cough. Slight pain where scapula is? Not strep.
How do I know if i've got the flu? I woke up this morning sore all over fever no grater than 100.9 runny nose cough and my face and head hurt
Hits like a brick!: Symptoms of the flu: •a 100 f or higher fever or feeling feverish (not everyone with the flu has a fever) •a cough and/or sore throat •a runny or stuffy nose •headaches and/or body aches •chills •fatigue •nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea (most common in children) if you did not get the vaccine-the flu can be severe and cause more substantial problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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