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Child with chest/nipple pain and crying

(7 Posts)
Millionairerow Sun 01-May-16 23:37:36

My 5 year old Dd has just had an ear infection. It seemed to last longer than usual but the Dr prescribed antibiotics and seemed ok. A bit pale still but tonight she's crying with all I can describe as nipple/rib pain. She's had painkillers and had a hot water bottle but she was visibly distressed. No temperature I add. Any ideas? Just muscular?

threechildrentwodogs Mon 02-May-16 07:21:58

Do you think it is painful when she breathes? It could mean the infection has gone to her chest?
My son finds it hard to articulate pain of a chest infection or asthma - but hates lying down as that must feel tight & says his tummy hurts, but we know it's his chest.

Millionairerow Mon 02-May-16 08:35:45

I'll see today. She was in bed late so gave her ibuprofen and hot water bottle. Here's hopong just a pulled muscle. She's still on antibiotics so not sure re chest infection. It was a nasty bug.

threechildrentwodogs Mon 02-May-16 15:09:03

How is she?

Millionairerow Mon 02-May-16 18:28:05

She is grand - as if nothing had ever happened. Bizarre

threechildrentwodogs Mon 02-May-16 21:26:36

Glad to hear it. smile

Millionairerow Mon 02-May-16 23:33:24

Thx. Yes they're a worry. Esp when nothing obvious.

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