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A 29-year-old female asked:

4 year old woke up with headache. but quickly said it was gone - one time thing. should i be worried?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Worried: Worry only if this becomes a persistent complaint and especially accompanied by vomiting.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
I wouldn't: At 4 yo i'm not sure what they classify as a headache. Yet if it is gone, why worry ? I don't see the pattern as worrisome.

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