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3 year old with a swollen belly?

I have already put her to bed but she wakes up crying almost every 30 minutes she says she needs her diaper changed, i change it and she hasnt went 1 or 2, her belly is swollen and feels very hard, what should i do? and whats causing this?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:58 PM on Apr. 17, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • that sounds SERIOUS. liver, intestines, etc. I'd be off the internet and into the nearest pediatric emergency room
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 11:01 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Might be something as simple as gas, but I wouldn't take chances and I'd get her to the hospital ASAP
    AllAboutKeeley

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 11:15 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • I third that. Call to your pediatrician and trip to the emergency room! I hope everything is fine, but best to be sure!
    Bellarose0212

    Answer by Bellarose0212 at 11:26 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Read this.  This mother had the same problem with her child.

    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 11:27 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Take her in ASAP
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 11:33 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Could be constipation or gas... could also warrant medical attention... head over to the ER and have the little one check out! Shes in obvious discomfort and its consistent enough that it should be treated serious ♥ Best Wishes ♥
    xXShutterflyXx

    Answer by xXShutterflyXx at 11:45 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • GO TO THE ER
    christinahenry

    Answer by christinahenry at 11:45 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Constipated
    Mipsy

    Answer by Mipsy at 12:46 AM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • My advice is take her to ER right away. It could just be constipation or gas, or could be a bowel obstruction or something even more serious. Do not wait...get her in to see a doctor right away. Best wishes and I hope everything works out and its nothing serious
    naomigirl1984

    Answer by naomigirl1984 at 4:17 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

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