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Abdominal Pain in Children

Your child's belly pain and diarrhea may be a sign of gastroenteritis, an intestinal infection. Call your pediatrician if your child's symptoms last longer than one to two days, or if the symptoms get worse.

Children with diarrhea can get dehydrated. Make sure your child drinks plenty of fluids, and watch for the signs of dehydration, such as decreased urine, sleepiness, lack of tears, dry mouth, excessive crankiness. Call your pediatrician if your child is having symptoms of dehydration.

Please visit our Guide called Diarrhea in Children.


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