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What Causes Needle Like Pain In Stomach?

<y daughter has been sick with pneumonia for a couple weeks and is now complaing that her stomach feels like there are needles poking her. I don't know if this has to do with her crazy mentstrual cycle or waht it could be. She is only 12 and doesn't explain her symptoms that well.
Fri, 16 May 2014
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Please elaborate the location of the pain in the stomach, like above or below the belly button, right or left side etc. Also other associated symptoms like bowel movements, vomitings, fever,
I may be due to the upset of the stomach after antibiotic usage.
It may be related to the menstrual cycles which is common during the initial part in some girls
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What Causes Needle Like Pain In Stomach?

Please elaborate the location of the pain in the stomach, like above or below the belly button, right or left side etc. Also other associated symptoms like bowel movements, vomitings, fever, I may be due to the upset of the stomach after antibiotic usage. It may be related to the menstrual cycles which is common during the initial part in some girls