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What are the causes of headaches in young children?

What are the causes of headaches in young children?

Headaches: Headaches in children can be due to stress, migraines, trauma, intracranial conditions. Your child should be evaluated by a pediatrician for any recurrent headaches. ...Read more

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Migraine (Definition)

A type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain and usually causes light ...Read more


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What causes stroke in adults?

What causes stroke in adults?

Etiology of stroke: Ischemic hemorrhagic thromboembolic atherosclerotic reversible non-reversible hypertension high cholesterol diabetes smoking irregular heart rhythm thickening of blood sleep apnea age family history drugs. ...Read more

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What causes OCD in teens?

What causes OCD in teens?

OCD cause: Speculation is that it is a combination of genetic vulnerability and interaction with environment. In young people strep infections might lead to OCD symptoms, but antibiotic treatment has not been effective. ...Read more

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What causes depression in young people?

What causes depression in young people?

Sadness/depression: Just as with adults, the cause of depression is not fully understood in adolescents. There are biochemical theories hypothesizing about seretonin, norepinephrine and Dopamine and psychosocial theories that environmental facotors cause depression. Some suggest that diet and sedentary lifestyle are causes of adolescent depression. Hereditaey or genetic causes also continue to examined. ...Read more

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What causes headaches in pregnancy?

What causes headaches in pregnancy?

Progesterone: Progesterone cause fluid retention and can cause headaches in pregnancy. Try caffeine in moderation. Make sure you get your eyes checked. Take breaks at work to avoid computer glare. ...Read more

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What causes brain cysts in adults?

What causes brain cysts in adults?

Formed long ago: The vast majority of brain cysts are congenital, meaning they formed when your brain was forming as an embryo and are innocent. The benign brain cysts dont change over time and ar nothing to worry about. Frequently found when you have a brain scan performed for an unrelated reason. ...Read more

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What causes acne in women?

What causes acne in women?

Excess testosterone: All women have male hormone, testosterone, in their bodies. An excess can cause acne. This is oftentreated with estrogen, commonly in oral contraceptives. In the bloodstream are compounds called sex hormone binding globulins. Estrogen increases these elements. When sex hormone binding globulin attaches to testosterone, the testosterone is inactivated, ergo less acne. ...Read more

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What are the causes of night terrors in teenagers?

What are the causes of night terrors in teenagers?

Poor sleep patterns: Night terrors/sleep walking and sleep talking are all forms of a sleep disturbance commonly linked to sleep deficits. A short term (days) or long term period where the kid is not getting enough efficient sleep may set it off. Other factors can contribute to the process. Adding as little as a half hour of sleep/24hrs can sometimes decrease or end the events. ...Read more

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What causes seizures in older people?

What causes seizures in older people?

Some answers: Atherosclerosis with or without strokes, evolving tumors, medication reactions, trauma, blood clots or hematomas, cardiac events with secondary cerebral ischemia, carbon monoxide in poorly ventilated homes. ...Read more

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What causes sudden severe headaches? Are they considered migraines?

What causes sudden severe headaches? Are they considered migraines?

Maybe: There are many, many causes of sudden severe headaches from simple dehyrdation or lack of adequate food intake to life threatening vascular events (brain bleeds). Migraines are a specific type of headaches which have a specific pattern and diagnostic criteria. If headaches persist they require speciatly consultation evaluation. ...Read more

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What are common causes of severe knee pain in teenage girls?

What are common causes of severe knee pain in teenage girls?

Severe pain: Any time kids have real pain, let alone severe pain, is a reason to seek professional help . As there are many causes for this , a trained medical professional and their evaluation is the first right thing to do ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness in my young teen?

What can cause dizziness in my young teen?

Multiple causes: The causes of dizziness are quite varied. Most often, there is not a serious underlying condition; however, there are some that are very important to exclude. A complete evaluation is indicated for persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes hydrocephalus in adults?

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What causes hydrocephalus in adults?

Hydrocephalus: It is blockage of the flow of fluid in the brain. Meningitis, tumor, traumatic head injury, subarachnoid hemorrhage, cranial surgery, or medications have been implicated. In children it can be due to premature birth or genetic defects - that blocks flow (aqueductal stenosis). Apparently, often the cause is not determined. With early treatment "many lead normal lives with few limitations.". ...Read more

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What causes galactosemia in young women?

What causes galactosemia in young women?

Missing enzyme: Gene defects can be passed from unaffected parents to their kids if it takes 2 pieces, one from each parent, for the mistake to cause symptoms.In galactosemia, the gene pair responsible for making galactose is defective, so it is not made = causes galactose to build up in the kid = galactose-emia (galactose in the blood). ...Read more

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What are ankle pain causes in teens?

What are ankle pain causes in teens?

Many: They might be "growing pains", overuse, juvenile arthritis, bone lesions, sprains or other injuries among others. Seeing a podiatrist or pediatric orthopedist can make the diagnosis. X-rays may need to be taken. ...Read more

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What causes hand tremors in teenagers?

What causes hand tremors in teenagers?

Stress? : Tiredness, lack of sleep , stress, alcohol, etc are the commonest causes, but benign essential tremor can occur at any age and it is often familial. ...Read more

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What are common fibromyalgia symptoms in adolescents?

What are common fibromyalgia symptoms in adolescents?

Not fibro!: Adolescents very rarely get pfs. It is a disease, typically of middle age associated with sleep disturbance, mild affective symptoms, and characteristic trigger points, not typically joints. ...Read more

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