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tummy ache and fever

(4 Posts)
griffalo2 Thu 23-Jun-11 16:53:02

Ds has come home from school with severe tummy pains around belly button area and both sides,temp is 39.4 hes had a very slight cold in last few days.
Is it likely to be just a bug or does it warrant a visit to the Dr?
Im always worried when he has a high temp

Itsjustafleshwound Thu 23-Jun-11 17:46:17

My DD (6yo) had this a few weeks back - just treated it with Calpol and a bit of TLC.

It isn't like the doctor is going to be able to prescribe anything .... just keep an eye on the temp

DeWe Thu 23-Jun-11 17:59:26

I'd get him checked out. Those symptoms could be appendicitis.

griffalo2 Thu 23-Jun-11 18:20:13

Ive given nurofen, hes been sick once( I think from coughing) but hes perked up a bit

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