“Mom, my tummy hurts!” This kind of complaint is commonplace with some kids. Frequently, their symptoms are vague. “Where does it hurt?” Dad asks. “I don’t know,” whines Joey, “It just hurts.” Sometimes kids will feel nauseous too.
Anxiety or nervousness can cause kids and adults to have “butterflies” in their stomach just an unfriendly feeling. And, it can sometimes cause sharp pain too. It’s always good to check these problems out with your pediatrician or family doctor before assuming that they are of a nervous nature. Sometimes it’s hard to tell.
When Mary, age 12, has a... Read More