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9 year old, recurring abdominal pain, itchy rash on face, arms. Pain started after taking benadryl. Opinion?

My nine year old daughter has had reoccurring upper abdominal pain over the last 3 weeks. However today has been the worst. It began with a itch rash on her face, arms and legs. I thought maybe it was due to something allergic to so I gave her Benadryl. Within the hour she started complaining of upper abdominal pain. Her stomach seems bloated and warm to the touch. She was slightly warm and complaining of being cold. Not sure if I need to go to ER or wait and see doctor in the morning. She basically has been sleeping all evening.
Asked On : Thu, 10 Oct 2013
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.
I can understand your concern.
I feel you should go the ER and get your child examined. Some times serious conditions should be considered. A physical examination by your doctor will rule out such conditions. He may order certain investigations if necessary.
Continue to ask further queries as required.
Hope this helps.
Take care.
Dr Y V Siva Sankara Murty
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Answered: Thu, 10 Oct 2013
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