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Why is there pain, tenderness in my sons belly button ?

Hi, My 5 year old woke up 3amish yesterday morning, he was crying so hard it took 5 min. to get out of him what hurt. he says a truck ran over his bellybutton. His stomach feels a little tender and looks a little swollen, and when i tried that rebound tenderness thing he screamed.finally, his fever is 100.2F. does this sound like appendicitis?
Asked On : Mon, 30 May 2011
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Hi,thanks for query.Abdominal pain is a tricky issue to diagnose.He is in pain so at times in children they can not pin point the pain area.It could be appendicitis or simple intestinal colic or some other infection.Please give liquids only,give him anti spasmodic medication and take him to doctor.bye.
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