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Serious stomachache may actually be appendicitis (VIDEO)

Real or imagined, tummy aches are almost a rite of passage for children. But if your child is holding her side and has trouble walking without pain, it may be time to go to the ER.

In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. John Crow, the chair of the surgery department at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of appendicitis.