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Are headaches in children often the sign of a more serious illness?

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Fortunately, less than 2% of pediatric and adolescent headaches are the result of a serious disease or physical problem.

SOURCES: The American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Family Physicians. American College of Physicians. American Society of Internal Medicine.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on January 17, 2017

SOURCES: The American Academy of Neurology. American Academy of Family Physicians. American College of Physicians. American Society of Internal Medicine.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on January 17, 2017

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