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6-year old with constant stomach pain

Hello,
In May, after a 5 day course of azithromycin for a walking-pneumonia, my 6 year old daughter, after eating some chinese noodles, vomited only once. Since that day, she has had constant stomach pain around her belly button. She has occasional mild nausea and some constipation (hard to know if that is from the medications). She has been on various acid blockers (prevacid, protonix and is now changing to omaprazole (sp?). We also have her on a mild GERD (Reflux) diet (no chocolate, no tomatoes, no orange juice). Her doctors (her pediatrician and GI specialist), have ruled out jardia, parasite in the stool, H. Pylori, Celiac, and common food allergies. She had an endoscopy that showed gastritis (redness in stomach lining and esophagus). All biopsies came back negative. So there is currenly no diagnosis. The next test will be a "stomach emptying" test. Does anyone have any insight into what this could be? She is coping OK but as a parent it's hard to watch her writhing in pain on most nights. She asked us to find on doctor on this planet who can get rid of her pain -- she is hoping by Christmas so she can drink hot chocolate again. Can anyone help? Thanks.
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replied October 23rd, 2009
i am 33 and the same thing happened to me when i took omnicef which is an antibiotic. i am now on prilosec and now i have to go in for the testing. the reflux went away mostly but i still have the discomfort...good luck to you and your baby!
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replied October 27th, 2009
check into Probiotics read up on them on the internet. they replace the good bacteria that is lost from taking the antabiotics
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