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Headaches In 4 Year Old Children
My 4 year old got sunburn yesterday also a headache. Have him neurofen for children. Do i need to take him to local doctor today?
Depends: You probably should especially if there is any areas of blistering. Be aware that sunburn in children greatly increases the chances of skin cancer later in life. Use abundant protective creams that contain zinc oxide (makes it look white) to help prevent this from happening and limit exposure to a reasonable amount. Also don't forget eye protection. ...Read more
4 year old woke up with headache. But quickly said it was gone - one time thing. Should i be worried?
My 4 year old has had 102.3 temp since 8 a.m. this morning and complains of headache. Will take fluids and is laying down. ?
High temp, headache: It's flu season. Call your pediatrician for advice. ...Read more
Hi my 4 year old son as been having really bad headaches since monday hes beensick and now saying his back of his neck is hurting?
Hello my 4 year old son has a fever with a headache now for 3 days now he looks dehidrated dr gave him fever reducer but does nothing what is this ?
My 4 year old son has a fever with a headache now for 3 days now he looks dehydrated. Dr gave him fever reducer but does nothing what is this?
Hello my 4 year old son has a fever with a headache now for 3 days. He looks dehydrated, dr gave him fever reducer but does nothing what is this?
Confusing question: Does he look dehydrated to you or the physician?Has he seen the physician today? Has he urinated in the past 6 hours? If he has not urinated in 8 hours & looks dehydrated he should see the physician today for an evaluation. I hospitalize kids for IV fluids if they are dehydrated. ...Read more
My 4 year old has a headache that became worse fever started not interested in eating drinking just wanting to rest ? Should I make a trip to the er
My 4 year old son has had daily headaches for the past three days. What could be causing this?
No fever or any other symptoms just a strong pain. He points to his forehead and covers his eyes. the first time he even said he couldn't see.
Virus or vision:
Like most symptoms in kids, the tincture of time is critical. Daily headache for 3 days could be something as simple as a virus (any number of viruses cause nonspecific symptoms like headaches), sinus congestion, or even be a vision problem (like he needs glasses). Give it time to declare itself and if he's still having daily headaches in 2 weeks take him in to the doctor. ...Read more
Bad headaches i get really bad headaches to the point where playing with my 4 yr old is a problem for me.....Is it serious
Hi. : Hi. The information you have provided is not detailed enough to give very helpful information. There are many types of headaches and many different causes. If you keep getting the headaches and they hurt enough to impact your function, i would ask your parents to bring you to your family doctor. The doctor can assess what type of headaches they are. He or she can let you know if is serious and options for helping to get rid of the pain. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many thoughts: A 4 year old with fever and headache can have a mild illness or a severe illness. I first think of strep throat or viral sore throat. Then i think of pneumonia, viral infection, and then the big ones, meningitis and such. I would like to know if s/he is better after some Ibuprofen or acetamenophen? Rash? Sore throat? Enlarged nodes? Eating or drinking? If in doubt, see your pcp! ...Read more
My 4yr old has had a headache most of the day. Tylenol (acetaminophen) wares off in 5hrs. Had a fever 2days ago. Should i be concerned?
Headaches in Kids: I tell families to believe what they see from a young child, not what they hear. A child who complains of headache but remains playful/active is fine. If she's laying in bed all day with the lights off or has other symptoms with the headache (the fever two days ago would be less concerning than a fever now) then calling her doctor and discussing the symptoms with him is warranted. ...Read more
6 yr old son had headaches for 2 days. Now they are gone he has developed a rash all over his body. They are small and flat. 4 yo brother had same.?
4yr old complaining of headaches for lst 4 mnths. They are at back of her head/bottom of skull/top of neck. Trampoline fall 14 mnths ago to concrete?
CHORNIC HEADACHE...: She needs to be evaluated by her pediatrician. Possible tests and referral may be needed. Don't delay. ...Read more
My 4 yr old son had Kawasaki 3 mo ago. Still has headaches and pain / swelling in ankles after running and sleeps more than before. What should we do?
Follow up with PCP: Kawasaki is usually associated with high fever, inflammation of mucosal surfaces & blood vessels , enlarged glands, and rashes. Joints may be affected, causing self limited arthritis , in some cases may persist after the acute phase of illness. Regular follow up with the doctor post illness to screen & manage potential complication major blood vessels is necessary. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4yr old toddler fever, headache. No cough no mucus. After fever has calm down she plays and eats. Shes had fever on and off for 3 days?
Might need to see dr:
Keep track of the time that she has had fever and how high would it reach.
A constant fever for 3 days need to be checked to find the source of infection. If is on and off is more difficult to assess. You say is playful and that's very good sign. ...Read more