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Head pain: Headache is one of the most common symptoms encountered on a daily basis by the physician. See detailed information below for a list of 182 causes of Head pain, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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causes of Head pain as a symptom include:
Pain in various parts of the head, not confined to the area of distribution of any nerve.
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The list below shows some of the causes of Head pain mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Head pain. Of the 182 causes of Head pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Head pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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