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Child with headache, vomiting and pain in the face. Reason?

Hello my child woke yesterday morning with a headache , she ate breakfast and vomited felt a bit better headache eased a bit and she didn t eat much this morning she has awoken in pain again with the headache slightly hot but no fever she is complaining of pain on right side of face behind her eye. My daughter is five years old....what could the problem be she has never complained of a headache previously. Thanks chantel
Asked On : Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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Hi Chantel,

Thank you for your query.

Is your daughter also having cough or running nose? Upper respiratory tract infection can give rise to sinusitis which can give localized headache and even vomitings. In case she does not have a cough or running nose then she needs to be examined by a doctor to find the cause of localized pain and vomitings.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing your daughter an early recovery.


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