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Posted on Wed, 19 Apr 2017 in Child Health
Question: My son is 10 years old and has headaches on a regular basis and urinates all the time. He will go to the bathroom and 10 minutes later needs to go again. What do you think is going on with him?
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Answered by Dr. Eric Goldstein 42 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Hello. I just read through your question.
There could be several explanations for this. One of the more common ones is the possibility of diabetes. Diabetes can cause frequent urination. This could potentially lead to mild dehydration which could be causing the headaches. This is easily tested for with a simple urine test. If necessary, sometimes bloodwork is needed.
I recommend consulting with your doctor to discuss this possibility.
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