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Are There Any Key Differences Between Appendicitis And A Stomach Pain In A Child
Yes: Pain from appendicitis can be initially central or periumbilical. The it moves down to the right lower quadrant. It can be associated with nausea and vomiting that fails to improve after 24 hours like most flus. In children there be loss of appetite. In small children who are walking and then refuse to walk and want to be carried, beware and think of appendicitis. ...Read more
Abd pain: Possible causes of right lower abdominal pain include appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cyst, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, seminal vesiculitis, GI obstruction, renal infection or stones & gastroenteritis just to mention a few. If you have severe abdominal pain then urgent medical evaluation is indicated. Abdominal pain with change to stool pattern warrants evaluation. ...Read more
I have been dealing with anxiety lately, and I have been getting stomach pain. I'm worried its appendicitis though.
Can you have an appendicitis and not have pain when you walk? I woke up with severe right stomach pain and couldn't even move. Hurts to sit.
Different symptoms: The clinical presentation of appendicitis can be highly variable. Some people experience severe right lower quadrant pain that is worst with movement, but others will have a more vague abdominal pain with perhaps some vomiting or fever. It would be best to see your doctor for a prompt evaluation ...Read more
Woke up with upper stomach pain. I also have a pain in my side wich I believe is muscular. I am concerned about appendicitis but the pain isn't severe?
Possible other ideas: First advise is that if pain awakened you from sleep, you should see your doctor. The possible answer is gallbladder disease, less likely appendicitis and muscle related pain is a possibility if you recently did any strenuous exercise. Again, best advise is to make an appointment with your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Mild stomach pain appeared two days ago. Was gone yesterday, but reappeared today but is more mild. Had low fever, but is gone. Could be appendicitis?
I have bad stomach pain, and feel sick after eating the doctor said I could have acute appendicitis?!
Hello mom is suffering stomach pain when I did scanning report showing as sub-acute appendicitis it is curable without surgery or surgery needed?
Stomach pain for two days. How long should I wait before going to to doctor to check for appendicitis? Also, if it is apendicitis, would Advil make the symptoms feel better?
If new, see Dr now..: It is imperative to seek medical attention for any newly developing abdominal pain and it is not good idea trying to wait it out. How to get these related things for good care done correctly? Follow instructions described in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Then you can work much better and closer with the doctor so to reach right diagnosis for right care. Best to health and safety.... ...Read more
I had continuous stomach pain so took scan before 2 months & its normal. Now doc saying u have acute appenditicis. Can it diagnose by physical exam?
I right now I'm having sever stomach pains. I started my period yesterday but now it's hurting worse than ever. Could it change into appendicitis?
I have had dull stomach discomfort that has lasted about 24hrs. The pain seems to shift around my abdomen. No fever, would this be gas or appendicitis?
Feel sick?: Appendicitis can start with dull achy discomfort in mid abdomen, often nausea, loss appetite, diarrhea, urge to move bowels (but can't); pain can move down to right lower quadrant (but doesn't have to), with fever, maybe frequent urination, worsening of above symptoms. Might hurt pulling right knee up to chest, extending right leg, or bouncing on heels from standing on tiptoes. Got any? C md or er. ...Read more
Better questions...: Ask your child: in what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Concentrate on finding cause ; cure, not just symptom control--get him/her to doctor. ...Read more
My child has been getting quick stomach pain every hour a couple of days already, she is 11 years old. Its strange she says its been happening allweek?
Gave my child first dose of zyrtek last night and today at noon he started to get stomach pain and vomited, could this be related to the medicine?
Child has lower stomach pain. Hurts to move and touch. Urine dip said high white blood count and culture had no growth what could be wrong?
Sounds like: Eosinophilic inflammation of bowel. How many eosinophils in blood? . I recently found that this is due to faulty oxidation in brain (sounds strange?) because this kind of inflammation is guided by a reflex mechanism via the vagus nerve that runs from the brain to the bowel and known as the "inflammatory reflex" I advise seeking local help. ...Read more
Child kicked in stomach. Pain and 1 vomit episode 9 hours later, stomach pain/nausea still 24 hrs, no increase in symptoms. Should we get him checked?
Yes: This could be signs of something serious since symptoms are persisting. Go to your doctor or the er. ...Read more
My child complains of stomach pain after her dose of orapred. Day6, she vomited after nite dose. 2moro she starts wean to qd. Do I keep on with wean?
Need to call MD: The oropred may be causing gastritis and inflammation of her stomach. If the Prednisone is necessary then your doctor may be able to give her something to counteract it. Usually, if a course of medication is given, the doctor should be consulted if you feel it needs to be changed. ...Read more
My child jumped on my stomach. Pain around belly button, lower, and above all on right side. Extreme nausea has instantly followed. Its not constant?
Abd pain & nausea: You must go to your doctor ASAP or ER. You have acute symptoms after abdominal trauma. Please don't ignore. Feel better. ...Read more
10 yr old child has stomach pain - said it aches - from belly button upward not sure what to give him
There are many illnesses - some rare, some common - that can cause pain in this area for a child such as:
- gastresophageal reflux disease
- gastroenteritis (stomach flu)
- peptic ulcer disease
- gallbladder disease
- functional abdominal pain
and those are just a few of the things that could be causing it! Without knowing more information and being able to examine your child, it's hard for me to be able to tell what's going on and how to direct you to treat him. The safest thing to do is to call his doctor. They may want to examine him or ask you a series of questions in order to figure out how serious his stomach pain is and what to do next. ...Read more
Child vomited 2 nights ago with stomach pain & then ok. Then she vomited with stomach pain last night. 1 time vomiting each time then ok. No fever?
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