Stomach Pain In A 4 Year Old Child?
My child is aged 4th, suddenly said that if I have a stomachache … I think it is a normal stomachache but if I move or cry, the word hurts. The body is a bit hot … what is my child sick? Please help … what medication should I do? I thank you? Thank you
Stomach pain in children can be caused by various causes, including:
Constipation or difficulty passing stools
Colic or indigestion, which is thought to be due to gas production in the digestive tract, intestines that are sensitive to certain proteins, hungry or too full
Increase in stomach acid
Gastroenteritis or inflammation of the stomach and intestines due to infection with viruses, bacteria or parasites due to contaminated food
Gastric ulcers and other conditions such as urinary tract infections
Appendicitis itself is characterized by severe pain in the lower right abdomen, can be accompanied by nausea and vomiting, changes in appetite, fever, flatulence, diarrhea or constipation and changes in the lab examination shows an increase in white blood cells and a shift to left impression on examination of the type of leukocytes. In addition, to make sure it is necessary to do a direct examination by a doctor, both physical examination and supporting examinations such as blood labs, urine tests, ultrasound, X-rays or other necessary examinations.
Give children fever relievers such as paracetamol, give small meals but more frequently, give them enough drinking water, compress the stomach using warm water, and rest the child. If the abdominal pain does not change, pay attention to other accompanying symptoms such as fever, changes in stool, nausea and vomiting, the child feels severe pain, urinary disorders, it is necessary to immediately be taken to a urologist for immediate treatment.
May be useful,
dr. Adhi P.