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Pain on right side of stomach, burping, acidity, sharp shooting pain, restless at night. Due to appendix?

My 13 year old boy has had a constant pain on his right hand side of his stomach , is burping up acid every time he burps, sicks up acid in the morning and occassionally has about 3 sharp shooting pains a day and is rstless at night due to the pain. One doctor has said its feces in the bowl and another said it could be grumbling appendix. This is the third week he has been off school and the pain is constant
Asked On : Thu, 12 Jul 2012
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Hi,
your son needs an immediate consultation with a surgeon and a clinical check up . clinical check up and investigations as required to be done for proper diagnosis and right treatment . most probably
your boy is suffering from severe gastritis with oesophagial reflux ,gerd[gastro oesophagial reflux disorder. clinical examination with detailed history will decide the type of investigations to be done .
worm infestations may be the cause of such complains. stool examination ,a barium meal study for upper g i , usg of whole abdomen will be helpful .
please get your boy checked and investigations done for proper treatment .
Answered: Sun, 23 Sep 2012
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