A Headache occurs when one experiences a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation, or a dull ache in any part of the head. The pain may be at one or both sides of the head, only at a certain point, or throughout the whole head.
Diagnosis is made usually after a detailed history taking, and physical examination. The doctor may order neuroimaging such as a Computerised Tomography (CT) scan, or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) if clinically indicated.
Go to the Children's Emergency immediately if your child is experiencing any of these symptoms: