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Child with periumbilical pain and enlarged liver with fever. What is the disease?

Hi My name is Shyam. my child is 4 yrs old.. he has been suffering from abdominal pain (periumbilical) from the age of 2 years. till now he has almost 15 episodes of pain.. usually pain is followed by fever which when beyond 102 degree farenheit gets uprolling of eyes with brief period of unconsciousness ( this kind of seizure has occured 3 times till now). doctors said he has also enlarged liver (span: 12.8 cm). i want to know what he is suffering from?
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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Your child has 2 issues:

1)Febrile convulsion i.e she throws a fit when her fever shoots up.This is seen in 5% of kids between the age group of 6mths to 6yrs because of immaturity of brain.This problem will settles down by the time child becomes old.Remember never let fever go so high always give antipretics to bring her temerature down.

2)Abdominal pain which she is complaining is periumbilical .Most of the time such pains are functional but one needs to evaluate and investigate her before labeling the pain as functional especially since her liver is enlarged .
Take Care.
Answered: Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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