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my 4 year old daughter is complaining about pains in her chest and rib area and at the back for the past two days.

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
4 yo w/ rib/ back pa: Eating? worse with eating? Does she have fever? Nausea? vomiting? Is she having BM that are hard? Could be constipation-try 1 glass prune juice if constipated or costochondritis inflammation of rib cartilage ( worse with touching it?) or more serious like pericarditis/ Kawasaki ( red tongue? peeling hands?), or gastritis F/u/ w /doc today

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