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my 6 year old boy tummy pain
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burkey posted:
My 6 year old boy has complaned about his tummy now for over a year but it seems only to be at bed time or close to it so i thought he was playiny games but the last few days it seem to bother hem more and not only at bed time but some times like after school but it dont seem to slow hem down,last night he was crying just before bed and i asked hem whats wrong and he said my tummy so i asked hem if he wants to go to the hospital and he said no but to make a Dr apointment and for hem to say that, I know that he is telling me the truth.I pushed on his tummy where it hurts and it dident give him any more pain.
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Roy Benaroch, MD responded:
Belly aches seem to come up a lot on these boards. This past discussion has a lot of good info and might be a good place for you to start:

http://forums.webmd.com/3/parenting-exchange/forum/3651/9

Belly aches for a year certainly warrant an in-person evaluation at the pediatrician. I don't think he's lying about it- that isn't a thing six year olds do.


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