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My daughter who is 31 is having stomachs pains, and can't

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My daughter who is 31 is having stomachs pains, and can't keep anything including water down. She does not have a fever. This has been since about 3:00 am this morning. Wondering if we should take her to emergency or is there a flu going around with these symptoms.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi. It would be best to take her to the ER for two reasons--

By now she's significantly dehydrated and will likely need rehydration with IV fluids and something for the nausea

But with abdominal pains this could be more than just a virus--it could be appendicitis

So I have to say, if I were her doctor and you and I were on the phone right now, I'd say I'd meet you in the ER

Let me know if you need any more information please