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What viruses cause chest congestion migraine and stuffy nose?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ali Saberi
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Stress

Stress causes the immune system to not work as well-which can lead to secondary infections-like viruses-to affect u.
plus histamine release which can lead to inflammation-leading to stuffy nose. Migraine occurs after the stress as u'r blood vessels are constricted-narrowed during the stress, and then open up like flood gates, causing the rush of blood to the head.

In brief: Stress

Stress causes the immune system to not work as well-which can lead to secondary infections-like viruses-to affect u.
plus histamine release which can lead to inflammation-leading to stuffy nose. Migraine occurs after the stress as u'r blood vessels are constricted-narrowed during the stress, and then open up like flood gates, causing the rush of blood to the head.
Dr. Ali Saberi
Dr. Ali Saberi
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No virus

Causes all of that but migraine can

In brief: No virus

Causes all of that but migraine can
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Congestion

Allergies can be the cause of your problems.

In brief: Congestion

Allergies can be the cause of your problems.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Viruses

Well over a hundred different respiratory viruses can cause head colds which may be accompanied by chest congestion and headache(nonmigraine).
This is why we catch cold throughout our lives as it is very unlikely that we develop immunity to all the different viruses that can cause headcolds.

In brief: Viruses

Well over a hundred different respiratory viruses can cause head colds which may be accompanied by chest congestion and headache(nonmigraine).
This is why we catch cold throughout our lives as it is very unlikely that we develop immunity to all the different viruses that can cause headcolds.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Dr. Donald Colantino
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