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Stomach Pains and Fever when boy is eating...what is it?

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My son is 8 years old and has recently been showing some worrisome symptoms. Every time he eats, he immediately has stomach pains afterwards. He also gets fevers accompanied by the stomach pains and sometimes has trouble sleeping at night due to pain. I've taken him in to the doctor and they've done a ton of tests. Everything came back normal except for elevated sediment levels, indicating there is inflammation somewhere. It's not constipation or stress. All food allergy tests came back negative as well. Is there any other test I should suggest or anything else we could be overlooking? I dont know what else to do for my son.


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replied October 16th, 2006
Inflammatory and Abnormal Cell Disorders Answer A1611
According only to your son’s symptoms (stomach pain, fever,) and the laboratory diagnostic results (elevated sedimentation), it is hard to identify what is going on with your son. Elevated sedimentation and fever suggest inflammation but cannot indicate the location of possible inflammation. An abdominal ultrasound, feces specimen for microbiology and endoscopy might be requested at his pediatrician's office.
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