How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Ask a Pediatrician

Dr. Yogindra Vasavada
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
Category: General
Satisfied Customers: 2657
Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
16481530
Type Your Pediatrics Question Here...
characters left:
Pediatricians are Online Now

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
< Last | Next >
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex Los Angeles, CA
  • Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. GP Hesperia, CA
  • I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion. Justin Kernersville, NC
  • Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around. Esther Woodstock, NY
  • Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know. Robin Elkton, Maryland
  • He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here. Diane Dallas, TX
 
 
 

Medicine for Stomach Pain for Kids

When we think of stomach pain in children we think of the more common causes such as; constipation, food allergies or intolerance (such as lactose intolerance), and stomach flu. What is important is that we pay close attention to signs and symptoms associated with the stomach pain in order for early detection of more serious disorders that can also display stomach pain in children, such as bowel blockage, ulcers, gastrointestinal disorders in determining the best medicine for stomach pain for kids.

What is stomach pain?

Stomach (abdominal) pain is one may experience in the area between the chest and hip or groin area. Some of the most common causes for stomach pain in children may be the result of excess gas, viral gastroenteritis, diarrhea or constipation. The severity of pain is not necessary a guide to the severity to the illness. Severity may be determined in the length of time one has experienced this discomfort and the location of the pain. In determining treatment for stomach pain a diagnosis may be necessary in offering the appropriate medicine for stomach pain for kids. Read below where Experts have answered many questions relating to stomach pain for kids.

Is there medicine for stomach pain for a kid that is experiencing stomach pain that comes and goes at night and through the day?

When there is no cause determined, this is referred to as nonspecific or functional abdominal pain, and is common in small children from the ages 4 to 12. This localized pain usually occurs in the middle of the abdomen and may be brought on by stress or constipation. A child may need to be examined by a pediatrician in offering treatment for stomach pain in children with no diagnosed cause. A bland diet, increase in fluid intake or a medicine for stomach pain in kids such as an acid suppressant may offer relief for a child with stomach pain.

Should a young child experiencing intermittent lower abdominal pain during urination be on an antibiotic? Kidney function was slightly elevated.

A urinary tract infection may be the problem; symptoms may include fever, vomiting, pain during urination and cloudy urine. Causes for stomach pain in children associated with urination may also include stones that may be lodged in the child’s urinary track. An examination including a urine analysis may help in determining the cause of the stomach pain. The child may need to drink plenty of water in order to help flush bacteria or stones. However, an antibiotic, for stomach pain in kids with a urinary infection, may be necessary.

Is there alternative treatment to medication in offering a child that has been experiencing frequent abdominal pain for the past 30 days relief?

A urinary tract infection, gastrointestinal issue, constipation or colitis can cause abdominal pain in kids. A change in one’s diet by offering additional fiber may help with the constipation, lactose intolerance or gluten sensitivity may also offer diet suggestions in offering a cause of stomach pain in children. An alternative to medicine for stomach pain in kids may be offering yogurts with natural cultures that may aide in digestion. If the stomach pain persists after making these adjustments to diet, then a visit with a pediatric gastrointestinal specialist may offer treatment for a child experiencing frequent abdominal pain.

Medicine for stomach pain for kids may not be enough in offering relief of frequent abdominal pain. Diet may also play a big part in a child who has chronic stomach aches. An Expert may offer insight of symptoms in relation to disease and disorders when determining causes for stomach pain in children.

Ask a Pediatrician

Dr. Yogindra Vasavada
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
Category: General
Satisfied Customers: 2657
Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
16481530
Type Your Pediatrics Question Here...
characters left:
Pediatricians are Online Now

How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Pediatricians are online & ready to help you now

Ron
ASE Certified Technician
Satisfied Customers: 21604
23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
Dr. Y.
Urologist
Satisfied Customers: 18608
I am fellowship trained specializing in general urology and reconstructive urology.
John
Home Appliance Technician
Satisfied Customers: 13453
Appliance repair business owner for over 43 years.

Recent Stomach Pain Questions

  • I use a small amount of Desitin on my 6 week old daughter's

    I use a small amount of Desitin on my 6 week old daughter's bottom after every diaper change. I noticed it seems to collect some inside her vagina (I don't put it on or in there though). Does this mean I am using too much Desitin? When I clean her after
    a diaper change I just wipe her vagina (usually just with water) to make sure there is no poop. I don't deeply wipe inside her vagina. Should I be? Are there recommendations for using Desitin on baby girls?
  • My great Granchildren ages 6and 7 1/2 have had high fever

    My great Granchildren ages 6and 7 1/2 KY have had high fever 1 hour went away,
    but bumps under the skin appeared on upper arms behind the knee down about 6 inches Went away, now the boys hands are peeling and her hands are drying out.
    Drs sent them home with aspirin. Other children in area have had it too.
    No long after effects other than hands just 1 week ago
    Any other reports? and have you heard of this?
    M Vrooman
    Vancouver WA
  • Hi, my daughter (who is Caucasian, will be 6 years old next

    Hi, my daughter (who is Caucasian, will be 6 years old next month & is in Kindergarten), has started having bouts of morning vomiting on & off for the last 7-8 months. It is occasional, and always occurs in the morning. It seems more frequent lately.
    It seems to be worse during the school year, as she didn't seem to throw up much during this past summer. However, she loves school & is not stressed or anxious. She is an outgoing child, and hates to miss school. The vomiting will wake her up about 5:00 am, she'll throw up lightly then she's fine. Whenever the vomiting hits, it's always between 5:00 am-10:00 am. She will get a little nauseous, then throw up between 1-3 times. When she vomits, it often isn't a lot, and looks like a yellow saliva, a couple of times it has been brown. Then she is fine the rest of the day. She is other wise healthy.
    She has some occasional constipation, but I have been giving her fiber gummy vitamins to help with that. She is a picky eater and is slender. I have read that children who do not eat enough through the day sometimes do this. My husband and I try to make sure she eats enough through the day and has a snack before bed. She does love chocolate milk, and drinks a lot of it. She also likes cereal with milk before school in the morning. I took her to her pediatrician about it, and he diagnosed her with acid reflux and put her on Ranitidine twice daily. The ranitidine may be helping slightly, but she is still having symptoms. He did not do any testing yet. She isn't having any constant headaches or neurological problems. She did tell me she had a slight headache after school the other day, but I just assumed she was tired and had a long day. She is very energetic.
    She felt nauseous like she was going to throw up this morning after I took her to school, and I had to sign her out of school because she felt bad. This is starting to affect her attendance. I plan to take her back to her doctor next week to see if he'll do further testing. Could her love of milk be causing this? Does this sound like acid relux or something more serious? Thank you very much...
< Last | Next >
View More Pediatrics Questions