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Stomach discomfort, severe pain in the middle of stomach, around belly button. Cause?

My daughter is 14. Yesterday she had a lot of discomfort in her stomach . No flu like systems. Just sever pain in the middle of her stomach. About 2 up from belly button and 2 below. That lasted approx 12 hours. Today is has no pain with the exception of an area around her belly button about the area of a softball that is very tender to touch. Again no other systoms.
Asked On : Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response

Thanks for the query.

There is possibility of acute appendicitis.Hence get an urgent USG-Abdomen done.
Acute colitis can also present with same features but possibility is very less in her.

Hence get Hb,CBC and USG-Abdomen to rule out infection of appendics.

Hope this helps you.

Thank you.
Answered: Tue, 18 Jun 2013
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