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I have a 9 year old boy. He woke up at 3:30 this morning and threw up, he then went back to bed and slept until 7am. He had a fever of 101.6 at that time and said his stomach hurt. No more throwing up and no diarrhea but still has pain and fever 100.6. He just ate and it seems to be staying down and he has been drinking water and that is staying down as well. Worried about possible appendicitis?

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been in pain? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?

Pain since this morning, no vomiting

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Healthy 9 year old boy

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Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago

Where exactly is his pain located?

And does it hurt him to cough or to stamp his feed on the floor?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
lower right side and hurts to cough
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
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Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 2 months ago

The phone call offer wasn't from me and you don't have to accept it

It sounds like appendicitis

It could just be a viral gastroenteritis but with right lower quadrant pain that hurts more when he coughs and a fever it has to be appendicitis until proved otherwise

You need to get him to an emergency room just as soon as possible

Please let me know if you need any more information

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