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Okay, he should get to urgent care as soon as possible for evaluation.
This can be due to bowel perforation.
Severe stomach ulcers.
And sometimes a cardiac pain may be felt in abdomen (atypical cardiac pain) and an EKG is mandatory to rule out any such problem.
Therefore, an urgent assessment is must here. This may eventually turn out to be a benign problem but ruling out serious problems will put your mind at ease and also helps to avoid any complications.
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I have contacted him again....he said that sweat has stopped and pain not as severe. He feels that he should just wait and see later. In your opinion and I do know that it is only an opinion, would you still have it checked?
Thank you for the follow up Jennifer.
Yes, i would still have checked it.
If this were only two episodes of vomiting, one could wait.
But having severe abdominal pain with this is a standard indication to go to ER.