Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
125 Doctors are Online

Abdominal pain, fatigue, weakness, loss of appetite. WBC, blood sugar normal. What seems like the problem?

My 3 year old has a temp of 96.3 ( thermometer is fine because I checked mine and got 98.9). He is also having stomach pains (no diarrhea ) for the past few days with extreme fatigue and weakness. He had what we thought was a stomach bug 4 nights ago because he was up all night throwing up. He has not thrown up since. He is drinking plenty of fluids but still doesn t have quite an appetite yet. He of course was puny the next day but still went outside and played on his swing set, etc. The day after that he was fine and back to his normal self, except for appetite. On the third day, he was picked up from daycare and was extremely weak and fatigued. He would walk a few steps and collapse to the floor and want to lay there. Took him to the doctor. Flu test was negative, blood sugar was normal and WBC was normal. Doctor said he thought he just needed to regain his strength from several days ago. I was confused because he had already had his strength back on day 2. Now on day 4 and we were able to get him to eat a little bit more, but he just laid around and would not play. Still really weak. He wakes up in the middle of the night (right now) and complains of his tummy hurting (this is now 2 nights in a row). He has had normal bowel movements and is not dehydrated. Of course, he feels cool to the touch, even in his fleece pajamas and his temp is 96.3. What could it possibly be? Taking him back to his pediatrician when they open.
Asked On : Sat, 16 Mar 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  19
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
The hypothermia in children heralds low metabolic rate which follows some illness , viral fevers etc. Give the child rich protein diet and chicken soup etc and keep her warm .she would be okay in few days
Answered: Sun, 26 May 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor