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Can I give my 10 year old child a Tums (calcium carbonate) for her stomach ache?
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Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Tums (calcium carbonate) will be safe for her to try.

In brief: Yes
Tums (calcium carbonate) will be safe for her to try.
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
In brief: ABDOMINAL PAIN
Since this is the age for appendicitis make sure abdominal pain is not associated with fever, nausea and vomiting or acute abdomen.
Then it is safe to just give Tums (calcium carbonate) for stomachache.

In brief: ABDOMINAL PAIN
Since this is the age for appendicitis make sure abdominal pain is not associated with fever, nausea and vomiting or acute abdomen.
Then it is safe to just give Tums (calcium carbonate) for stomachache.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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