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Severe headache

Severe headache: Introduction

Severe headache: A condition which is characterized by a severe headache. See detailed information below for a list of 103 causes of Severe headache, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Severe headache:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Severe headache. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Severe headache

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Severe headache: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Severe headache, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Severe headache Treatments

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Severe headache: Animations

Medications or substances causing Severe headache:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Severe headache as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Severe headache:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Severe headache as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Selegiline and Oral Contraceptive Agent interaction
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors and overripe bananas interaction
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors and Acutrim Late Day Strength Appetite Suppressant interaction
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors and Acutrim II Maximum Strength Appetite Suppressant interaction
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors and Acutrim 16 Hour Steady Control Appetite Suppressant interaction
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors and Actifed Plus interaction
  • more interactions...»

Severe headache: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Severe headache

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Severe headache: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Severe headache

Migraine an undiagnosed cause of headache: It is surprising that many migraine sufferers are not initially diagnosed. Although the condition is fairly well known, there are also many other causes of headache, and the diagnsosis of migraine...read more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes of leg cramps or misdiagnosis of diabetes....read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury ...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in ...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of...read more »

Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see symptoms of pituitary disorders). For example, fatigue, headache, weight gain, diabetes-like...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin...read more »

Severe headache: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Severe headache: Related Rare Diseases

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Severe headache: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Severe headache

The list below shows some of the causes of Severe headache mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Severe headache?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Severe headache. Of the 103 causes of Severe headache that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 12 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 93 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Severe headache:

The following list of conditions have 'Severe headache' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Severe headache:

The following list of medical conditions have Severe headache or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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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Causes of Severe headache Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Severe headache based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Severe headache:

    Medical Conditions associated with Severe headache:

    Headache (2433 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

    Symptoms related to Severe headache:

    Headache (2433 causes), Migraine (37 causes), Chronic headache, Pain (6458 causes), Head pain (182 causes), Basilar artery migraine, Bonefish poisoning (clupeotoxin), Bortonneuse fever, Brain abscess (66 causes), Brill disease, Brun's syndrome

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    Medical News summaries about Severe headache

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Severe headache

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