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Cough headache

Cough headache: Introduction

Cough headache: A variation on exertional vascular headache, felt only when coughing, sneezing, bending or straining (including during a bowel movement). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cough headache is available below.

Symptoms of Cough headache

  • Headache triggered by coughing and other types of straining - such as sneezing, blowing your nose, laughing, crying, singing or bending over, and straining when having a bowel movement.
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Treatments for Cough headache

  • This warrants a consultation with a general practitioner and/or neurologist to rule out structural abnormality. Benign form can be presented by use of indomethacin or a beta-blocking agent such as propranolol. May improve without treatment
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Cough headache?

Causes of Cough headache

  • An obstruction blocking the flow through the normal fluid channels of the brain (the ventricles). In older patients, narrowing of the carotid arteries should be excluded
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Cough headache: Undiagnosed Conditions

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More information about Cough headache

  1. Cough headache: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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