Why is my tummy sore?

"I've got a sore tummy!" So many children say they have tummy pain.  I see them every day in my clinic. Is this attention seeking or actual pain? They often say: “I’ve got a sore tummy”, or “My tummy’s sore”, or "Tummy hurt", or "I've an ache in my tummy" or  "Why is my tummy sore?"This is such a common complaint that mostly these symptoms are ignored or explained away as attention seeking. However, I have found that the majority of … [Read more...]