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What can cause sharp pains in your head when you cough or snezze?

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Dr. Pablo Arango
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Strong reaction

A cough or sneeze causes a strong involuntary contraction of all the muscles in they head and neck.
You can get pain if there is congestion of the nasal passages or if all these muscles fire at once.

In brief: Strong reaction

A cough or sneeze causes a strong involuntary contraction of all the muscles in they head and neck.
You can get pain if there is congestion of the nasal passages or if all these muscles fire at once.
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