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Head cold

What is a head cold? Symptoms, causes, cures and when to see the doctor.

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  • Winny's photo avatar
    Winny — 02.04.2018 18:30
    How can something feeling cold in the crown of the head.....what kind of sickness is that?

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      Dr Jen Tan — 06.04.2018 13:39
      Hello Winny, The most common reason for a cold feeling in the head or face area is a head cold. However, the best advice that I can offer is to let the GP know if this symptom is still troubling you.

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  • Paulette's photo avatar
    Paulette — 22.01.2018 10:41
    Good

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  • kathy cleary's photo avatar
    kathy cleary — 16.01.2018 11:29
    very informative

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