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Headaches in Children
Many headaches in children may be caused by tight muscles and dilated blood vessels in the head. Other headaches may be caused by an actual problem, such as a tumor or malformation of the brain, although this is much less common.
Kids' Headaches: The Diagnosis Is Difficult
Most headaches in kids are caused by tension, not disease. Your pediatrician can determine what kind of headache your child has.
Treat Kids' Headaches Seriously
Youngsters' most common head pain is a tension headache—a dull ache that feels like pressure around the head.