treating functional abdominal pain

this video is from the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in America.

they describe functional abdominal pain as:

Functional abdominal pain occurs in an unpredictable pattern and is not consistently related to physiologic activities (eating, exercising, having a bowel movement, lying down). The pain can be severe enough to interfere with the child’s usual activity. It is usually around the naval and there may be non-gastrointestinal symptoms also.


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