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Can kids get like heartburn or somethin?

my almost 6 year old just told me that her belly up to her throat is getting hot I don't know what that is or what it means.

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Asked by mommy5409 at 8:51 PM on Mar. 1, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • sounds like heart burn or gerd. Try a tum.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 8:52 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • Yeah that sounds like heartburn. I've had it since I was about 5. Try some Tums, Pepto, or some other antacid.

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 8:56 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • now she is telling me her throat is hurting cause it is hot

    Comment by mommy5409 (original poster) at 8:58 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • Yes, they can.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:53 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • Yes they can. Might be heart burn/acid reflux I have had it my whole life.

    Answer by Melbornj at 10:06 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • You can have reflux at any age.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 10:28 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • Um, of course they can. They can get headaches too. Just so you know.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:52 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • yes, all kids can catch heartburn

    Answer by dona65 at 11:22 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • there are prescriptions that the pediatrician can write that really daughter has had it since birth

    Answer by jrw_mommy at 11:41 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • My son was born with acid reflux and had to have surgery. Yes they can, tell your doc right away.

    Answer by salexander at 9:54 AM on Mar. 2, 2011

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