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My son who is 3 is complaining of a hot tummy. This has been…

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My son who is 3 is complaining of a hot tummy. This has been going on for a few days. An ice pack on his tummy seems to comfort him some but not much.

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Yes everything has been normal

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Pediatrics
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Pediatrician: Dr. Su S., Pediatrician replied 2 months ago
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Greetings,
Thanks for your question.
I am Dr. Su S. I will try my best to help you.
I am reviewing the question now and will reply in a moment.

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Pediatrician: Dr. Su S., Pediatrician replied 2 months ago

How is his stool? Is there any other symptom? Vomiting?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No vomiting and normal stools he has some allergy issues and is coughing a bit at night but nothing of concern
Pediatrician: Dr. Su S., Pediatrician replied 2 months ago

In which part of abdomen does he feel the pain precisely?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Right below the rib cage
Pediatrician: Dr. Su S., Pediatrician replied 2 months ago

Is it on both the sides? Any tender point or swelling?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No tender points or swelling
Pediatrician: Dr. Su S., Pediatrician replied 2 months ago

I am sorry for the delay as there was a problem with internet connection.
Thank you for the input.
I am very sorry for his symptoms.
The pain can be from muscle strain from coughing.
An inflammation, reflux can also be there.

It does not appear to be serious.
However, if the pain gets intense or continues, I would advise to get him an examination by doctor.
You can give him tylenol for pain.
Warm application can be soothing..
I hope this information will be helpful.
If you have any query, please feel free to ask.
If you are happy with my answer please click on the Excellent/Good rating.
Wish him healthy life.
Regards.

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