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I've been getting pressure headaches lately when I lay down. What could be causing this?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possible sinus issue

There are several possibilities on a pressure sensation to the head when lying down.
One very common cause is a sinus condition. See your doctor to help confirm the diagnosis and provide you with a treatment plan.

In brief: Possible sinus issue

There are several possibilities on a pressure sensation to the head when lying down.
One very common cause is a sinus condition. See your doctor to help confirm the diagnosis and provide you with a treatment plan.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Atif Haque
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Another possibility

Things that increase pressure on your brain, such as tumors or excess spinal fluid, typically worsen with laying down, which further increases the pressure.
Have your doctor scan your head if this doesn't improve or if it is worsening.

In brief: Another possibility

Things that increase pressure on your brain, such as tumors or excess spinal fluid, typically worsen with laying down, which further increases the pressure.
Have your doctor scan your head if this doesn't improve or if it is worsening.
Dr. Atif Haque
Dr. Atif Haque
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