Skip to content
Headaches in Children
Aquaholic40 posted:
My 12 year old daughter has visited the nurses office at her school daily for the past week and a half. Before that, she was going on a pretty regular basis just not daily. She is complaining of a headache associated with a faint/dizzy feeling when she gets up. Her eyes have been checked and all is well there. Is is possible that this is probably just something minor and can be caught by her family physician or what else could be causing this?
normarae5 responded:
It could be a number of things so I would take her back to the doctor and demand test to be ran on her. However, one thing that comes to my head is Vertigo... There are many articles on Wed Md related to this condition.
kidswhat2do responded:
I would take her to a nerologist and have them do an MRI. Not to scare you but a little girl in my community had headsches and dizzness and she has brain cancer. I get migranes and got an MRI to rule out anything serious. I was also treated by the neurologist for my headaches. This could aslo be puberity it tends to cause headaches in some girls. I have a 15 year old daughter thats why I know that. hope this helped...good luck..

Helpful Tips

Help kids learn to swallow pillsExpert
I found this inexpensive but clever cup a few years ago, and it helped my kids learn to swallow pills without a fuss: ... More
Was this Helpful?
17 of 26 found this helpful

Expert Blog

Child Health 411 - Ari Brown, MD

Educated parents are empowered parents! Get clear answers to your parenting questions from Dr. Ari Brown...Read More

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.