Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mum | 2011/11/11

Q.

pain in abdomen

hi my son is complaining of abdominal pain on his left side bout 3 cm from his navel...he''s not constipated nor has a running tummy....

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your son is very specific about where he has this pain in his abdomen. Although this pain is not in the area where the appendix is, children with appendicitis may have the pain in different parts of the abdomen. It would be best to ask your doctor to see him in case he has an appendicitis problem.

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