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My son continues to get what i think are small abscess on his lower abdomen but this time it is bigger & hurts with diarrhea. suggestions ?

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Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Abscess: It can be one of the worst bacterial infections called mrsa. Your son needs to be seen by his pediatrician who will definitely do a culture to see what kind of infection it is. He might need antibiotics. Diarrhea can be a co-incidence or may be related to the infection. Start giving him pedialyte 4-6 ounces for each diarrhea..... But consult his pediatrician soon.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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