Tummy Issues in Children

At Edmond Pediatrics, we understand that tummy issues can be a common concern for parents. Below are some helpful resources to help you identify and manage tummy issues in your child.

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About Tummy Issues

Tummy issues can be caused by a variety of factors and can result in a range of symptoms. It is important to understand the common symptoms, causes, and treatments to ensure that your child receives the best possible care.

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Tummy Issues

Common Symptoms:

Abdominal pain or discomfort
Nausea or vomiting
Diarrhea or constipation
Bloating or gas
Loss of appetite
Blood In Stool
Weight loss or poor weight gain
Fatigue or weakness
Fever
Irritability or fussiness

Common Causes:

Food allergies or intolerances
Viral or bacterial infections
Gastrointestinal disorders
Acid reflux or GERD
Parasites

What To Do:

Encourage your child to drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration
Avoid giving your child solid foods until their symptoms improve
Give your child bland foods such as rice, bananas, or toast
Give us a call if you’re concerned

Common Symptoms:

Abdominal pain or discomfort
Nausea or vomiting
Diarrhea or constipation
Bloating or gas
Loss of appetite
Blood In Stool
Weight loss or poor weight gain
Fatigue or weakness
Fever
Irritability or fussiness

Common Causes:

Food allergies or intolerances
Viral or bacterial infections
Gastrointestinal disorders
Acid reflux or GERD
Parasites

What To Do:

Encourage your child to drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration
Avoid giving your child solid foods until their symptoms improve
Give your child bland foods such as rice, bananas, or toast
Give us a call if you’re concerned

Tummy Issues

When To Take Your Child To The Doctor

  • If your child has severe or persistent symptoms
  • If your child has blood in their stool
  • If your child has a fever over 101°F
  • If your child shows signs of dehydration, such as dry mouth, sunken eyes, or decreased urine output

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If you have any concerns or questions about your child’s tummy issues, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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