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Abdominal Pain in Children

You have said that your child is vomiting or nauseated but the vomit is not greenish-yellow, does not have blood in it, or look like coffee grounds.

Do any of the following statements describe your child?

  • He has a high fever (102 F/39 C or higher).

  • He says that the abdominal pain is very bad.

  • The pain seems to be located in the lower-right part of his abdomen.

  • His abdominal pain has been constant, and has lasted for at least three hours.

  • His belly is swollen or hard.

  • He is vomiting a lot, but it doesn't make him feel better.

  • There is blood in his stool.

  • His scrotum or groin area is swollen (for girls, the groin area is swollen).

Yes, at least one of those statements describes my child.

No, none of those statements describe my child.

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