Laughing headache

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Kiratikorn Vongvaivanich, MD
Orasa Chawalparit, MD


Headache is one of the most common problems that bring patients to the neurology clinic. Several precipitants can trigger headaches such as laughing, coughing, straining, sneezing, stooping, or sexual activity.1 Here we described an atypical presentation of headache onset after laughter in one patient.


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Vongvaivanich K, Chawalparit O. Laughing headache. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2012 Feb. 20 [cited 2023 Nov. 30];3(1):53. Available from:
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