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Symptoms and Signs of Stomach Pain (Abdominal Pain) in Children

Doctor's Notes on Stomach Pain (Abdominal Pain) in Children

Abdominal pain in children has many causes, ranging from the mild to very serious. Among the causes of abdominal pain in children are infections such as

Abdominal pain is a common reason for parents to seek medical attention for their child.

Associated symptoms and signs depend on the reason for the abdominal pain. These can include

Other symptoms associated with some types of abdominal pain can include diarrhea that may be

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Medically Reviewed on 5/24/2020


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