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Swollen head

Swollen head: Introduction

Swollen head: Swollen head or enlarged head size. See detailed information below for a list of 607 causes of Swollen head, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Swollen head:

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

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Causes of Types of Swollen head:

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Swollen head: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Swollen head

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Message Boards for Swollen head

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Swollen head: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Swollen head may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Swollen head

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Swollen head: Deaths

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Organs affected by Swollen head:

The list of organs typically affected by Swollen head may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Swollen head

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How Common are these Causes of Swollen head?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Swollen head. Of the 607 causes of Swollen head that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 8 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 11 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 593 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Swollen head:

The following list of conditions have 'Swollen head' 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: Swollen head:

The following list of medical conditions have Swollen head 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.





  • Head injury ... brain swelling, raised intracranial pressure








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Causes of Swollen head Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Swollen head?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Swollen head, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Swollen head:

    Subtypes of Swollen head:

    Brain swelling (387 causes), Enlarged forehead (5 causes), Large head (204 causes), Increased head circumference (14 causes), Increased intracranial pressure (71 causes), Hydrocephaly (137 causes), Hydrocephalus (227 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Swollen head:

    Head symptoms (10192 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

    Symptoms related to Swollen head:

    Head pain (182 causes), Head injury (3 causes), Facial swelling (221 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Hydrocephalus (227 causes), Swollen brain (387 causes), Elevated intracranial pressure (71 causes), Paget's disease of bone, Congenital brain disorders, Gigantism (13 causes), Acromegaly (15 causes)

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