Abdominal Pain, Age 11 and Younger - Check Your Symptoms
Call 911 anytime you think your child may need emergency care. For example, call if:
- Your child passes out (loses consciousness).
- Your child vomits blood or what looks like coffee grounds.
- Your child's stools are maroon or very bloody.
Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:
- Your child has new belly pain or his or her pain gets worse.
- Your child's pain becomes focused in one area of his or her belly.
- Your child has a new or higher fever.
- Your child's stools are black and look like tar or have streaks of blood.
- Your child has new or worse diarrhea or vomiting.
- Your child has symptoms of a urinary tract infection. These may include:
- Pain when he or she urinates.
- Urinating more often than usual.
- Blood in his or her urine.
Watch closely for changes in your child's health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:
- Your child does not get better as expected.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 14, 2014
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