There seems to be no symptoms that requires urgent attention. It appears sufficient to monitor the situation at home, and take your child to the hospital during regular hours.

Child’s Symptoms

However, if symptoms change, please visit an emergency clinic. During holidays and New Years break, visit the emergency clinic the next day.

Nursing point for headaches

  • Children often get anxious their head hurts, so please try to calm them down gently.
  • If your child has a fever, avoid heavy clothing and make sure to keep hydrated.
  • If there is vomiting, rehydration is also important. However, do not force your child to drink.
  • If your child is comfortable, use a cool pack for the head.
  • Do not give your child headache medication unless instructed by your doctor.

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