13 Oct 2022 | 3 min Read
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Just like adults babies and children too have frequent headaches and it’s common. So if you are worried about your child’s headache there is nothing much to worry about, but you need to find out what is causing the headache and what kind of headache it is. If it is caused by something like a stuffy or blocked nose then it can be treated at home with some home remedies or by using a natural vapour patch.
However, if the headache is severe and tends to last longer or is recurring then it is advisable to see a doctor to find out the cause and get it treated. Headaches in toddlers can be of many different kinds and caused by different reasons. Read on to know all about why headaches in toddlers occur, the symptoms and the treatment.
Headaches in toddlers are usually a pain in your child’s head or face and these headaches are divided into four categories:
Some of the common causes of headaches in toddlers are:
As mentioned above the symptoms of headaches in toddlers can vary depending on the type and cause of headaches. Some of the common symptoms are:
There are some simple steps you can take to prevent your toddler’s headache.
If your toddler’s headache is chronic then your doctor may prescribe medications to reduce the pain. Your doctor may also ask you to see any one of the following as per the symptoms:
Headaches in toddlers are common but they can be painful, so if your child has been suffering from headaches it’s best to consult your doctor and rule out the possible causes while also making some lifestyle changes. Don’t forget to hug, and cuddle your toddler as that’s the most tried and tested way of comforting them when they are in pain.
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