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Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
Category: Pediatrics
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Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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My 4 year old son has complained of pain on his left side

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Hi. My 4 year old son has complained of pain on his left side (he calls it his stomach but when he points it's the side) for the past 4 days. It's usually in the morning. He has been eating/drinking normally and playing fine. He has had bowel movements everyday. I'm wondering if it's just gas pains or if I need to take him in to see someone?
JA: How long have you been in pain? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?
Customer: No vomiting or nausea.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: nope
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

that is good he is eating and drinking and playing fine.

and that he is having a bowel movement everyday. large hard bowel movement? normal soft bowel movement?

is he having a lot of gas? passing gas?

pains just in the morning?

does eating breakfast help get rid of the pain?