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can diabetes mellitus cause regular headaches in kids?

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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Bariatrics 33 years experience
See you MD: High blood sugar levels are responsible for a variety of immediate symptoms and long-term complications.Including headaches symptoms in type 1 diabetes, usually over 2 to 3 weeks or less. High blood sugar levels cause the child to urinate excessively. This fluid loss causes an increase in thirst and the consumption of fluids. Some children become dehydrated, see your md asap.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Yes and no: Depends on the blood sugar levels and when it is poorly controlled. If the headache persisted, needs to have headache evaluated . This may be a different problem.

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