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Chronic stomach aches, constipated, occasional vomiting. Taking miralax. Headaches, bloody nose. Cause for above symptoms?

I have a 9 year old. She has been complaining of chronic stomach aches for 2 years now. X-rays show she s constipated. She vomits during the night occasionally. We take Miralax for it but the stomach aches persist. Now she s been complaint of a headache and dizziness . I don t think she has Ever mentioned these concerns before. She also has been getting 4-5 bloody noses a week for about three weeks now. It is winter and dry so I don t know. My alarm bells are starting to go off that maybe it s something more. She cries frequently about not feeling well. I just don t know because its a lot of vague symptoms.
Asked On : Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Welcome to healthcaremagic .
your daughter should be evaluated properly for constipation .Constipation at this age group commonly due to lack of balanced diet and not taking adequate amount of water /fluid that is required for good health.
Cause of constipation should be found out and treated accordingly.
As the kid having headache,dizziness,bloody noses ,she should immediately be checked up by e n t surgeon /paeditrician to have a proper diagnosis and treatment.
hope your daughter gets well soon .
Answered: Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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General Surgeon Dr. Nagraj Mitra's  Response
hello.. nine year old and constipated for two years,,,,,,,, needs to be evaluated thoroughly,, it needs to be clarified id she is having constipation problem since birth or soon after.. needs to get an ultrasound abdomen and an barium enema further
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