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  • Posted By: danielelismom1
  • November 19, 2009
  • 02:43 PM

My son is 16 years old. He has always gotten sick very easily and has had asthma since he was an infant. Lately he has been very tired and has had chest pain, stomach pain, headaches and diarrhea. These symptoms go away for a while but then seem to come back and he will have them for longer periods of time and then they will go away again. Usually when I take him to the Dr they will say its viral or it is his asthma. This is starting to rally interfere with his school and social life.
Can anyone give me any advice? :confused:

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  • My son is 16 years old. He has always gotten sick very easily and has had asthma since he was an infant. Lately he has been very tired and has had chest pain, stomach pain, headaches and diarrhea. These symptoms go away for a while but then seem to come back and he will have them for longer periods of time and then they will go away again. Usually when I take him to the Dr they will say its viral or it is his asthma. This is starting to rally interfere with his school and social life. Can anyone give me any advice? :confused: I would take him to a Gastroenterologist. I don't think it's normal for a 16 yr. old to have those symptoms so often. He could have Krohn's or some other kind of intestinal thing going on. I would also insist on an ultrasound to look at his gall bladder. I don't mean to sound like an alarmist, but when it comes to your child, I wouldn't stop until I had an answer. Good luck.
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    • November 19, 2009
    • 03:34 PM
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