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Pain in head when laughing, coughing or bending over. Cause for concern?

Hi there I m 27 and in great health otherwise, but for the last few days I ve been having a pain in the right side of my head (feels in my brain or something). It happens when I laugh, cough , bend over etc. I m wondering if this is a cause for concern or what it could possible be from. Thanks! YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Jul 2013
Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

Based on the description, I suspect that you could be having COUGH HEADACHE which usually results from increases intracranial pressure during coughing causing headache.

The other possibility is a SINUS INFECTION, for which an xray of the PNS or a CT scan will establish the diagnosis. Based on the severity of involvement a course of an Antibiotic along with antiinflammatory agent or a surgical drainage may be indicated.

So, a detailed clinical examination and appropriate investigations are needed for further management.

Hope this information is helpful. Good day
Answered: Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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