Causes of Subacute headache


Raised intracranial pressure [top]

  • Subacute headache, particularly in the morning
  • May have associatednausea, vomiting
  • Precipitated by coughing and leaning forward
  • Associated papilloedema

Encephalitis [top]

  • Subacute headache
  • Confusion, fever, neurological deficit
  • May be reduced level of consciousness