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I have a 19 months old who is teething molars. He is 33

I have a 19 months old who is teething molars. He is 33 pounds and received 3 doses of Ibuprofen at 1tsp each over the last 36 hours. Each dose was at least 10+ hours apart. First dose was Friday night at 8pm. Second Saturday night at 830pm. Both of these doses after food. Third dose this morning at 7am after only breastfeeding. He had eaten spaghetti and two mixed fruit pouches with blueberries that were purple in color (amongst a variety of other other food) in the last 24 hours. Today he had a poopy diaper that was moronish and black (not tarry). Seems to perhaps have a hint of blue. Regular poop smell. Prior to that he has not pooped for 1 1/2 days. He does not appear to be in any stomach pain but I can tell his teeth bother him. I will hold off on Ibuprofen. I have a photo of the diaper content, if needed. Would it be safe to say the stool color is dietary vs. stomach bleeding from the Ibuprofen? What signs should I look for? BTW, he also took a small tumble onto his tummy during a walk yesterday. He caught himself, no marks or tears so not sure if that's relevant. He is in excellent health overall and we still nurse. Please advice.

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My son is 11 years old. He has had diarrhea the last several

My son is 11 years old. He has had diarrhea the last several days. It's starting to get better, less frequent, less watery , less severe.It has changed, however, to a very odd shade of green. It doesn't look anywhere similar to the color of mucus. It's almost a sea foamy, sagey color.What's up wth that?

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My 6 year old started vomiting on Thursday evening (2 days

My 6 year old started vomiting on Thursday evening (2 days ago) and it lasted threw the night. She finally stopped about 8 hours after she started. She didn't have much of an appetite on Friday and then woke up yesterday feeling pretty good. I was working all day so I wasn't able to monitor her eating but my husband said she didn't have any sugar. Now she just woke me up complaining of her tummy hurting again. Hasn't vomited yet.Could this be the same virus?She doesn't have a fever and has never ran one this whole time.She did vomit and have bad stomach pains right after Halloween when she ate a bunch of candy.She has always had a really sensitive stomach but lately it seems to happen more often.

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My 10 year old daughter has a history of stomach pain. It

My 10 year old daughter has a history of stomach pain. It began a few years ago with pain in the middle of her tummy that would come and go, she was treated with lactulose solution for constipation as at the time the consistency of her stools was often pebbles however that didnt help with the pain. She had multiple X-rays sometimes showing a little faecal buildup, ultrasound that showed all to be normal, Lanzoprasole for 3 months which did not make a difference to her pain either. We have kept food diarys as she complained of pain mostly before and after bowel movements or eating however saw no real pattern. In January this year she suffered an episode of severe abdominal pain, still in the centre of her stomach above the belly button that lasted over a week, was so bad she was woken all through the night, we went to emergency twice with nothing being done and finally got a quick referral to a gastroenterologist. She had a colonoscopy and endoscopy with pathology tests done and everything has come back normal. She was disagnosed with IBS and anxiety.Since undergoing those hospital tests under general anaesthetic in March she has been pain free which led us to believe perhaps the clearing out of her bowels had somehow cured whatever was wrong. However for the past 2/3 weeks her constant tummy pain has returned, gradually becoming worse. It is still right in the centre on or just above her belly button it isn't coming and going it is there from the moment she wakes until she manages to fall asleep. She does complainit feels worse after food but does not have any heartburn or burping or passing gas. At the moment is it mostly worse when something makes her feel stressed which is trying to get her to go to school or to the doctor as now that the pain is constant she fears it and doesnt want to be left at school in pain.Can anxiety in a 10 year old present this way? Is it normal for something to trigger the stress and then the pain be constant in this way with her unable to relax? There haven't been any major problems in her life however a family dispute may have caused her to feel a little worried then a school presentation in front of her class had her very anxious.Is it possible for a food intolerance to cause such pain? Her bowel movements have been fine with her telling me on a few occasions it was too soft. Could a food intolerance disappear for most of the year then reappear? Could cleaning her bowels for the colonoscopy have 'helped' something that has now returned? There is a history of anxiety in the family but I am concerned to treat only that if there could still be something physically wrong.

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My 5 year old daughter was prescribed amoxicillin with

Hello,My 5 year old daughter was prescribed amoxicillin with calvulanate due to a sinus infection this past Saturday. However, she started having a stomache and fever two days after taking her medication that she was not experiencing before the medication. Her fever was 102 degree on Monday and I had to pick her up early from the nurses office at school. So I stopped giving her the amoxicillin, her fever is reducing since then to 99.1. But she is still experiencing stomache and headache.

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My 5 year has had a temp for 3 days. 101.6 to 102.4. Fatigue

My 5 year has had a temp for 3 days. 101.6 to 102.4. Fatigue & headaches. He complains with his legs hurting a lot & his stomach. No other symptoms. Tylenol gets fever down but comes back in a couple hours. Should I take him to doctor or hospital?JA: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?Customer: No. the fever has been going on for 3 days. Legs hurting & stomach pain for a couple monthsJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: Only that he has a lot of trouble pooping

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My 10 year old son has been complaining of bad stomach pain

My 10 year old son has been complaining of bad stomach pain for about four hours. has not eaten and has vomited a few times. Seems very centralized in his stomach. I am concerned it may be appendicitis....JA: How long have you been in pain? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?Customer: about 4 hoursyesJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: no

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My son has run a fever for at least 5 days between

My son has run a fever for at least 5 days between 99.5-101.5. He has no other symptoms now. Earlier in week (it's Sunday today) he had some stomach pain and a scratchy thoat. His throat looks fine and he isn't complaining about anything now. My guess is he picked up a virus of some sort (which is what doctor will most likely say-it's their go-to response when they don't know). Is there any reason to be concerned?

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My two year old son started complaining of stomach pain

Hello,My two year old son started complaining of stomach pain about 12 hours ago. When asked where it hurt this morning and afternoon, he would point at his belly button. This evening, he pointed to his chest and once to his belly button. About 9 hours ago, he started having a fever of about 100. We treated with Tylenol, but the fever came back after the Tylenol wore off. He does not appear to have any other symptoms, and he has not vomited or had diarrhea today (he did not have a BM today). Is this something I need to take him to his pediatrician for?Thank you.

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