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10 year old. Having pain in abdomen. Ultrasound shows fluid adjacent to pancreas. Treatment?

10 year daughter has pain in top middle part of abdomen just under the rib cage She has been sleeping in sitting position for the last 6 months and she can t lay flat as the pain will get worst ( she can lay flat maybe 3 minutes at most then the pain is too intense. All blood work has come back negative did stomac scope barium swallow all good Think it s her pancreas but she is not yellow .2nd ultrasound shows small amount of fluid adjacent to pancreas
Asked On : Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
She has pancreatitis.
Please do blood amylase and lipase levels along with liver function test.
If the pain is intense she has to be hospitalised for further management.Consult a gastroenterologist.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.
Hope this answers your query.
Wishing your child a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day
Answered: Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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