Friday, June 06, 2014

Is a Stomachache Serious?

Signs your child should see a doctor

When your child complains of a stomachache, it's usually nothing to worry about. But sometimes stomach pain can signal a more serious problem.

The University of Michigan Health System explains these warning signs that a child's stomachache requires a doctor's attention:
If the child is growing more slowly than typical, or is losing weight.
If the child has excessive vomiting or chronic, severe diarrhea.

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