Not sure if this *is* gastrointestinal, but my daughter has been floored by abdominal pain for about 3 weeks, right above her belly button (with some pain on her right side and back/right side).
We've been to the doctor 7 times ... they've done a kidney ultrasound (clear, no stones, etc.) and a stomach x-ray (a lot of build up but no obstruction, gave miralax). They've run her urine multiple times and consistently found moderate hematuria, so she's been referred to a nephrologist for January. They've ruled out appendicitis multiple times.
The latest is that a doctor just noticed that her umbilical hernia never closed and is coincidentally the exact spot of her intense pain, but it's not bulging, or blocked, so he doesn't think it's a hernia emergency (he doesn't think the hernia is the source of the pain). But she is going to a surgeon in a week since it should be closed up in any case.
So the doctor is saying it's stomach spasms, i.e. stress. [The other doctor thought it was renal colic related to her hematuria]. But to me it seems so consistent in this one spot. This answer just doesn't seem to fit. What do I do next?
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