Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Symptom Checker » Headache » Shoulder pain

Headache and Shoulder pain
Symptom Checker

Headache and Shoulder pain


Shoulder pain:

Results: Causes of Headache AND Shoulder pain

    1. Endodermal sinus tumor
     A form of malignant germ cell tumor that occurs mainly in young children. They can occur in the testis, ovaries, uterus, abdomen, thorax, tailbone region, vagina, liver, retroperitoneum and pineal ventricle of the brain. Symptoms will vary depending on more »
    2. Epidermoid carcinoma
     A non-small-cell type of lung cancer. The cancer develops from cells that line the inside of the more »
    3. Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor
     A rare form of cancer that originates in germ cells that are found in areas such as the brain, chest, tailbone or abdomen rather than the ovaries or testicles. Germ cells are the precursors for male sperm and female eggs. The symptoms are determined by more »
    4. Facet syndrome
     An irritation, sprain or strain involving the vertebral joints of the spine. The exact symptoms may vary depending on the part of the spine involved. The condition most often results osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease or more »
    5. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood more »
    6. Fitz-Hugh syndrome
     A complication of upper genital tract infections in females where the membrane lining the stomach (peritoneum) and tissues surrounding the liver become inflamed. The infections involved are usually Chlamydia or gonorrhea. In some cases the diaphragm is more »
    7. Parsonage Turner syndrome
     Inflammation of the nerves that carry signals from the spine to the shoulder, arm and more »
    8. Syringomyelia
     Spinal cord more »
    9. Temporal arteritis
     Inflamed head artery causing more »
    10. Whiplash
     Neck injury often from a car more »

    More causes » | All causes »
    | Start Again »

Results: 2427 causes of Headache OR Shoulder pain

    1. Acanthamoeba infection
     Infection with a microscopic, free-living ameba that is readily found in the environment - soil, air and water. Most people exposed to the ameba will not become infected but when infections do occur, they tend to affect the eyes, central nervous system or...more »
    2. Acanthamoeba infection of the central nervous system
     Infection by an amoebic organism called Acanthamoeba. Infection usually occurs when the amoeba enters through a break in the skin or through the nose. Infection can be localized or systemic where it can involve the central nervous system and cause potenti...more »
    3. Acanthocheilonemiasis
     Infection with a nematode called Mansonella....more »
    4. Accelerated hypertension
     Accelerated hypertension is a condition characterized by a rapid increase in blood pressure. The condition is a medical emergency which can cause organ damage if not treated promptly....more »
    5. Accutane -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is strong evidence to indicate that the use of Accutane during pregnancy may cause a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exp...more »
    6. Achrestic anemia
     Achrestic anemia is a form of anemia similar to that caused by Vitamin B12 deficiency but it doesn't respond to treatment with Vitamin B12. The condition tends to progress slowly and can result in death if not treated. There are a variety of possible caus...more »
    7. Acid-Base Imbalance
     A disruption to the normal acid-base equilibrium in the body. There are four main groups of disorder involving an acid-base imbalance: respiratory acidosis or alkalosis and metabolic acidosis or alkalosis. Obviously the severity of symptoms is determined ...more »
    8. Acidic dry cell batteries inhalation poisoning
     Acidic dry cell batteries contain toxic chemicals which can cause symptoms if inhaled. The smoke emitted from burning batteries can also cause poisoning symptoms if sufficient quantities are inhaled. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on t...more »
    9. Acitretin- Teratogenic Agent
     Reports indicate that the use of Acitretin during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at. Acitreti...more »
    10. Ackerman syndrome
     An extremely rare condition characterized primarily by glaucoma, upper lip deformity and abnormal tooth roots....more »

    More causes » | Show All 2427 Causes
    | Start Again

More Searches: Headache

Narrow Your Search: Add a 3rd Symptom

Choose another medical symptom from the list below to search in addition to the already chosen symptoms to narrow the list of potential disease causes shown:

Research Deeper: More About These Symptoms

Causes of Types of Headache:

Review the causes of these more specific types of Headache:

Review causes of types of Headache in more specific categories:

Review causes of more specific types of Headache:

Causes of General Symptom Types

Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:

Research the causes of related medical symptoms such as:

Broaden Your Search: Remove a Symptom

Start Again with New Symptoms »

Notes About Causes

  • Warning - Beta version - information may be incorrect (details)
  • Disclaimer - Do not use this information for diagnosis (details)
  • Important - See your doctor - Only a doctor can give an accurate diagnosis (details)

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise