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What indicates that my child's headache is serious?
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Headache serious?
A childs headache is serious and you should have it investigated if he has these symptoms 1headache is recurrent and not relieved with over the counter meds 2if the headache is interfering with his daily activities like school attendance and sport activitis 3if headache is more on the back of head 4if it is associated with nausea and vomiting, fever and/or a seizure 5 if the vision is affected.

In brief: Headache serious?
A childs headache is serious and you should have it investigated if he has these symptoms 1headache is recurrent and not relieved with over the counter meds 2if the headache is interfering with his daily activities like school attendance and sport activitis 3if headache is more on the back of head 4if it is associated with nausea and vomiting, fever and/or a seizure 5 if the vision is affected.
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