Abdominal pain is an ache or cramping anywhere in the abdomen (also known as tummy, belly, or stomach). It is one of the commonest reasons for children visiting a doctor.
Many children with abdominal pain get better without any treatment and there is no need to see a doctor.
Take your child to hospital as soon as possible if your child:
The treatment of abdominal pain depends on the cause. The doctor will examine the child and may ask for certain tests pertaining to the symptoms and examination findings like :