Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Headache and Neck Pain 60 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 60 conditions that can cause Headache and Neck Pain.

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There are 9 common conditions that can cause Headache and Neck Pain.
  1. Bacterial Pharyngitis
  2. Cellulitis
  3. Cervical Lymphadenitis
  4. Cervical Osteoarthritis
  5. Falls
  6. Head Contusion
  7. Neck Sprain or Strain
  8. Tension Headache
  9. Tonsillitis
There are 8 somewhat common conditions that can cause Headache and Neck Pain.
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Drug Toxicity
  3. Fibromyalgia
  4. Head Injury
  5. Mononucleosis
  6. Paget's Disease
  7. Streptococcal Tonsillitis
  8. Stress Reaction
There are 10 uncommon conditions that can cause Headache and Neck Pain.
  1. Acanthamoeba Infection
  2. Arbovirus Infection
  3. Bacterial Endocarditis
  4. Bacterial Meningitis
  5. California Group Virus
  6. Disk Disease Neck
  7. Meningitis
  8. Tick Borne Illness
  9. Torticollis
  10. Viral Meningitis
There are 33 rare conditions that can cause Headache and Neck Pain.
  1. Babesiosis
  2. Boutonneuse Fever
  3. Bubonic Plague
  4. Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis
  5. Cerebellar Hemorrhage
  6. Cerebral Aneurysm
  7. Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation
  8. Cervical Spondylosis
  9. Chikungunya Disease
  10. Cryptococcal Infection
  11. Cryptococcal Meningitis
  12. Encephalitis
  13. Equine Encephalitis
  14. Erysipelas
  15. Herpes Encephalitis
  16. Japanese Encephalitis
  17. Leptospirosis
  18. Listeriosis
  19. Lyme Disease
  20. Mumps
  21. Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  22. Nocardia Infection
  23. Phlebotomus Fever
  24. Polio
  25. Retropharyngeal Abscess
  26. Rift Valley Fever
  27. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  28. Skull Fracture
  29. St Louis Encephalitis
  30. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  31. Temporal Arteritis
  32. Toxoplasmosis
  33. West Nile Virus

Last Updated: Sep 11, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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