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I have a 6 year old son who since yesterday around 4:00pm started having terrible abdominal pain. He has thrown up only once this morning around 6. No fever. (Not signs of flu)

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had a fever? Do you have any respiratory symptoms?

He does not have a fever or respiratory issues. The abdominal pain has continued through today

Submitted: 21 days ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 21 days ago
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Customer reply replied 21 days ago
Thank you
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 21 days ago

what has he eaten yesterday before the vomiting started?

any potato salad? any picnics? BBQs? mayo which could have been bad?

he may be having some food poisoning or viral infection causing his vomiting.

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Customer reply replied 21 days ago
We are camping the only thing he ate yesterday was some bread with Nutella spread on it. He would not eat anything else and fell asleep yesterday around 6:00pm. Today I have been able to get him to have a sprite some bread and crackers. He has no appetite
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 21 days ago

it sounds like a stomach viral infection

it may take some time for him to get better

if he doesn't start to drink more fluids tomorrow, you may have to bring him to the doctors for evaluation and possibly some IV fluids.

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Customer reply replied 21 days ago
Could it be a bowel obstruction at all? His abdomen is not descended but he gets sharp cramp like pain is how he explains it.
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 21 days ago

it doesn't sound like bowel obstruction.

he could be having bad constipation.

where is his abdominal pain

if in the right lower abdomen, it could be a sign of appendicitis

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