Difficulty Swallowing And Headache

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Difficuly swallowing is commonly caused by infections, but sometimes it can be associated with more serious medical conditions. If you have a rapid onset of headache and difficulty swallowing, you might be having a stroke and need emergency care. The causes of headaches can be varied and you will want to discuss with your doctor if they are worsening or becoming more frequent.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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