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My 2 year old daughter has been complaining off and on about a tummy ache for about a month. Should I be concerned? There doesn't seem to be a pattern

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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In brief: Observe carefully

Take notes on when it occurs.
I now you say there is no pattern but there may be...What time of day? After meals? Every day? Evenings? Etc. In the absence of illness, first consideration is constipation...She may be backed up even if she poops daily. She may also be saying it for attention....Dairy can sometimes cause stomach aches so observe what she ate recently when she complains.

In brief: Observe carefully

Take notes on when it occurs.
I now you say there is no pattern but there may be...What time of day? After meals? Every day? Evenings? Etc. In the absence of illness, first consideration is constipation...She may be backed up even if she poops daily. She may also be saying it for attention....Dairy can sometimes cause stomach aches so observe what she ate recently when she complains.
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