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4 year old with stomach pain

01/21/2009

Question:

For the past 4 days my 4 year old has said she has had a stomachache with vomitting about 1 or 2 times a day the first day and no more until yesterday. I have given her Pepto-bismol and her tongue turned black. She states she feels better after vomitting.

Answer:

In order to address your question, you will need to discuss it with your daughter's primary care provider.

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Response by:

Michael Spigarelli, MD, PhD
Formerly, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati