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Question: child belly pain

 jaime4297 - Tue Feb 22, 2005 10:49 am

hi everyone how are you? my daughter has been complaining of stomach pain and a feeling of her belly being full of water? i wasn't to concerned because there has been a stomach flu going around and she actually did have vomiting friday night, well complete dry heving. and she has not been eating. Could this stomach flu be effecting here a different way? or do you think i should take her to the doctor.?

thank you for any info
 Theresa Jones, RN - Sat Feb 26, 2005 7:16 am

User avatar Hi jaime4297,
The "stomach flu" typically may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. However, if the course is more than a 2 or 3 day time span it certainly warrants an evaluation by a physician.

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