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Having sharp stomach pain, feels lethargic, weak, pain moving to lower chest area. Suggested tums and prevacid?

my 6 yr old son started complaining about stomach pain near or above the belly button the other day (Saturday). Sharp enough pain for him to feel it. He is lethargic, no energy, no appetite . Today (Tuesday) he continues to have the off and on stomach pain. At times he states the pain moves up to the lower chest area. Visited his dr. Xrays show nothing irregular, strept test came back negative. He woke sveral times last night due to the pain. Dr suggested tums or prevacid. Any thoughts?
Asked On : Fri, 25 May 2012
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the pain most probably may be due to intestinal colic
In this age round worm infestation is quite common giving rise to pain,malnutrition leading to weakness,lethargy .
X-ray will not show any thing usually
please get a check up with pediatrician and take treatment .

Tb.mebendazole 1 tab 2 times daily for 3 day may be given
Fpt pain antispasmodics like decoloic may be given ,1/2 tab may be given ,
Answered: Sun, 22 Jul 2012
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