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What causes headaches,upset stomach and appetite loss at night?

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Posted on Mon, 27 Jan 2014
Question: my 7 year old has mild headaches at night, mild upset stomach and loss of appetite at night. she is fine during the day, but seems tired and mild upset stomach at night. any idea what the cause is?
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Answered by Dr. Synthyia Bhagat (11 minutes later)
Brief Answer: relax. Detailed Answer: Hi Thanks for your query. Relax,there is nothing to worry. Sometimes migrane headache can present like this. Make her to take rest. Avoid any noise or bright lights in room. Do not force her to eat at that time. You can give acetaminophen as per dosage. Usually these symptoms settle in few days but in case symptoms get worse or they persist get her exmined by pediatrician. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know ignorance I can help you further. Wishing your child good health. God bless..
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Synthyia Bhagat (14 minutes later)
this has been going on for about a week, does that change your diagnosis?
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Answered by Dr. Synthyia Bhagat (23 minutes later)
Brief Answer: no. Detailed Answer: Thanks again. Migrane headache can have such presentation. Since physical examination is required I suggest you to get her examined for further management. Let me know if you have any other query I would be glad to answer. Take care.
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What causes headaches,upset stomach and appetite loss at night?

Brief Answer: relax. Detailed Answer: Hi Thanks for your query. Relax,there is nothing to worry. Sometimes migrane headache can present like this. Make her to take rest. Avoid any noise or bright lights in room. Do not force her to eat at that time. You can give acetaminophen as per dosage. Usually these symptoms settle in few days but in case symptoms get worse or they persist get her exmined by pediatrician. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know ignorance I can help you further. Wishing your child good health. God bless..