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What causes headache, increase in blood pressure and vomiting? 8 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.

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2

Concussion

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Concussions can cause serious symptoms that require medical treatment. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that results in an altered mental state.

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3

Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is when you have high blood pressure and protein in your urine during pregnancy. It can be dangerous for both you and your baby. Learn about its symptoms, treatment, and more.

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4

End-Stage Kidney Disease

In end-stage kidney disease, also known as end-stage renal disease (ESRD), the kidneys are functioning below 10 percent of their normal function.

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5

Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is progressive and irreversible damage to the kidneys. The most common causes of CKD are high blood pressure and diabetes.

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6

Malignant Hypertension (Arteriolar Nephrosclerosis)

Malignant hypertension is a rare and severe condition in which blood pressure is dangerously high. Learn more about symptoms and treatments.

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7

HELLP Syndrome

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

HELLP syndrome is a group of symptoms that can develop in pregnant women. Learn about HELLP syndrome, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.

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8

Poisoning Due to Black Widow Spider Venom (Black Widow Spider Bites)

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Learn how people often react to black widow spider bites. Read about how they can be treated and avoided.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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