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Headache: Introduction

The possible causes of a headache range from a relatively harmless common headache or common cold to life-threatening emergencies like meningitis or even the unlikely occurrence of a brain tumor. Various types of headache are possible: common headache, migraine, cluster headache, sexual headache, or other types of headache. Any incident of head injury (i.e. brain injury), even in the past, raises the possibility of concussion or other results of head injury. Headache also commonly occurs with various diseases that also cause fever, of which there are numerous possibilities; see causes of fever. Prompt medical attention for diagnosis and treatment is advisable for any headache....more »

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Causes of Headache:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Headache

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Causes of Types of Headache:

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Headache: Symptom Checker

Our database lists various combinations of symptoms associated with Headache. Visit the Headache: Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

Headache Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Headache may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Headache

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Headache may include:

Headache: Animations

Stories from Users for Headache

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