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My 9 yrs daughter has abdominal pain almost every morning, before/during/after bowel movement, while having breakfast, sometimes, at dinner time. Why?

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Dr. Ali Hallaj-pour
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: 55 possible reasons!

However, most common reasons are usually benign.
I agree with the other doctors: you need to pay a visit to your doc, and more history needs to be obtained. Make sure stool is not hard (should be like peanut butter in consistency). Make sure eating is not stressful and forceful. Dont ask much about pain, but be very observant, if clear signs of persistent pain then see your doc even sooner.

In brief: 55 possible reasons!

However, most common reasons are usually benign.
I agree with the other doctors: you need to pay a visit to your doc, and more history needs to be obtained. Make sure stool is not hard (should be like peanut butter in consistency). Make sure eating is not stressful and forceful. Dont ask much about pain, but be very observant, if clear signs of persistent pain then see your doc even sooner.
Dr. Ali Hallaj-pour
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Mostly nonorganic

Recurrent abdominal pain in school-age children is pretty common yet only small percentage of these sufferers have organic cause(s), e.
g., inflammatory bowel disease. There are a few warning signs: presence of vomiting or diarrhea, persistent localized abdominal pain, weight loss, pain causing child to wake up from sleep. Consult with her primary care doctor.

In brief: Mostly nonorganic

Recurrent abdominal pain in school-age children is pretty common yet only small percentage of these sufferers have organic cause(s), e.
g., inflammatory bowel disease. There are a few warning signs: presence of vomiting or diarrhea, persistent localized abdominal pain, weight loss, pain causing child to wake up from sleep. Consult with her primary care doctor.
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Concerning?

There would be many questions to ask! her overall health.
Her emotional health, her past history of same or of any surgery, any stress at home or school, family history of bowel diseases, medications and diet she is on, and many more. If she is eating, eliminating well, no blood in bowel, no abdominal distention or nausea or vomiting, see a doctor for a good exam, testing and evaluation.

In brief: Concerning?

There would be many questions to ask! her overall health.
Her emotional health, her past history of same or of any surgery, any stress at home or school, family history of bowel diseases, medications and diet she is on, and many more. If she is eating, eliminating well, no blood in bowel, no abdominal distention or nausea or vomiting, see a doctor for a good exam, testing and evaluation.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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