Severe headache and Headache getting worse over time

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Brain Cancer

A malignant brain tumour is a fast-growing cancer that spreads to other areas of the brain and spine.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Headache getting worse over time
  • Headache on waking up
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Severe headache

More information on Brain Cancer is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

High pressure headache

Intracranial hypertension (IH) is high pressure inside the skull, which may happen suddenly or build up gradually over time.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Headache getting worse over time
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Seeing double
  • Severe headache

More information on High pressure headache is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.