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Is abdominal pain in children contagious?

If your child has gastroenteritis (stomach flu), this is incredibly infectious and can spread through whole classes at school in a matter of days. Handwashing and hygiene after using the bathroom are very important in stopping its spread. Gastroenteritis symptoms are abdominal pain with vomiting, diarrhea and generalized aches and pains.

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Author: Karen McCloskey BHSc
First answered: 22 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Appendicitis


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