Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: jACKY | 2010/11/04

Q.

4 yr old son

Last week Thursday my son was throwing up and had lower tummy pains - took him to Dr and she advised that he has upper airway infection - gave antibiotics and setpill - he slept the whole day and night - yesterday son said he'' tummy still hurts. He wakes up moning and growning? What to do?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is possible that your son has a condition called mesenteric adenitis. Another possible cause is appendicitis. It would be best if your son is seen by a paediatric surgeon. Ask your paediatrician to refer your son.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Want to comment?

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.