Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
123 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

What causes stomach pain and vomiting in a child?

Hi, my 8yr old son has started to vomit every night after he falls asleep. It started about 4months ago and only happened once a month then once every two weeks and then so on now its happening every night. He doesnt complain his stomach hurts and sometimes he doesnt even know when he has gotten sick. He is a healthy/active boy with No known illnesses. We have tried monitor what he eats and how late he eats, ive even gien him tums before bed still not working. Very concerned...Thank you Mom
Mon, 27 May 2019
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Dentist 's  Response

As per your query, your child has symptoms of stomach pain and vomiting which seems to be due to eating a lot of dairy products in the diet, irritable bowel syndrome, due to hormonal changes and could be due to food allergy.

Need not to worry. For now, eat more fruits and vegetables, drink plenty of water and take ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain. I would suggest you consult a gastroenterologist for proper examination. The doctor may order stool test, endoscopy and ultrasound. The doctor may change your medicine or prescribe laxative, H2 blockers or antibiotics.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Harry Maheshwari, Dentist
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

i have an alt of 113 and have been passing out and having bouts of vomiting...should I be worried and my stomach hurts in the middle and I had a...

Recent questions on  Antacid

doctor1 MD

Hi, I have a lump sensation in my throat, it s very painful to swallow. I have experienced this several times before and it usually lasts 9-12...

doctor1 MD

My boyfriend is 46. Muscular build, good health nonsmoker, nondrinker. On the phone today he mentioned he has the taste of blood in his mouth and...

doctor1 MD

Hi, my 8yr old son has started to vomit every night after he falls asleep. It started about 4months ago and only happened once a month then once...

doctor1 MD

i been having chest pain for three days some shortness of breath comes and goes starting yesterday my feet and hands feel tinglly like ther going...

doctor1 MD

I had a dental crown done 3 weeks ago. The day after I had a white tongue and congestion in my throat and chest. I also have had a dry cough over a...

doctor1 MD

pop top stuck in my throat, what should I do?

doctor1 MD

Throat pain If i eat a normal food, feeling spicy while swallowing. Pain during drinking water as well. This is happening from 1 week.