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Gastritis due to anti diarrhoeal medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi, I took imodium earlier today because I had very liquid diarea. Now I have severe cramps and can't poop or pass gas
User :   My stomach really hurts and it's weird because I have taken the product before. I'm wondering if I should be concerned because I got cold sweats and I threw up ealier as well
Doctor :   Imodium can cause gastritis.
Doctor :   That may be the reason.
User :   okay, I just thought I could at least fart... My stomach is killing me
User :   I can feel lots of stuff moving around in there. I can't even eat dinner I'm so vbloated
User :   so I shouldn't be worried?
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