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Can headaches cause congestion in the optical nerve in a child?

Hi there. Can headaches be a cause for congestion in the optical nerve in a child? He has had a pressure headache for two days and routine eye exam today found some congestion in both optic nerves in the eye?? Any advice would be greatly appreciated as I am really worried
Thu, 13 Feb 2020
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Hello,

There must be a reason behind congestion of optic nerves. I suggest you to take an appointment from your doctor as soon as possible to get checked properly if there is anything wrong in the brain or not.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Sameen Bin Naeem, General & Family Physician
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Can headaches cause congestion in the optical nerve in a child?

Hello, There must be a reason behind congestion of optic nerves. I suggest you to take an appointment from your doctor as soon as possible to get checked properly if there is anything wrong in the brain or not. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Sameen Bin Naeem, General & Family Physician