Headaches can be triggered by allergies and can be extremly painful.Usually, over-the-counter medications don’t help with these severe headaches. An allergist can provide diagnosis and treatment for headaches triggered by allergies.

Symptoms of a Severe Headache

The following are common symptoms of a painful headache or migraine.

  • headaches that occur daily or weekly
  • headaches that disrupt your day to day life
  • headaches with nausea and vomitting
  • headaches that aren’t controlled by over-the-counter medications

Symptoms of a Sinus Headache

The following are symptoms assoicated with a sinus headache.

  • facial swelling
  • nasal discharge
  • constant pain in cheekbones or bridge of nose
  • fever
  • pressure in the head

Diagnosis and Treatment

An allergist or healthcare provider can diagnose an allergy induced headache through a physical examination and with allergy skin testing. Treatment for a sinus headache or allergy induced headache depends on the type of headache and focuses on how to treat the symptoms.

If you would like to schedule an appointment for the diagnosis and treatment of allergy induced headaches or have any questions about allergy testing, call 1-800-778-9923 or visit the Allergy & Asthma Center location near you.