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Child having high fever and pain in head. What cure should be done?

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Dr. Uma Rajah Ananth

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Posted on Wed, 12 Dec 2012 in Child Health
Question: hi my five year old daughter has a high fever and she says her head hurts, so what does that mean
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Answered by Dr. Uma Rajah Ananth 19 minutes later
Hi,
Welcome to XXXXXXX

Fever and head ache has many causes:

1- any viral fever

This is most likely.

2- sinusitis

She should have some cold symptoms for this!
Either preceding headache or associated with headache.

3. Rarely meningitis or encephalitis ( these are remote possibilities)

All the best

God bless
Dr Uma
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