Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: rozan | 2009-11-12

Q.

pain in the stomach

My son (4years old swallowed a marble 5 days ago and is inn allot of pain. What can be done. The xray showed the marble in his stomach five days ago. Please help urgently

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

In most cases the marble should pass through the digestive tract without any problems especially in a 4 year old boy. Also to have any pain is very unusual. It would be best to ask your doctor to see your son again and decide whether he needs to be seen by a paediatric surgeon.

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