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Pain in lower abdomen, acidity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   I have developed a minor pain in the lower right abdominal area
Doctor :   Since when do you have the pain ?
User :   since 4-5 days
Doctor :   Ok, Do you have any associated symptoms like frequent loose stools , vomiting or gaseous abdomen ?
User :   no vomitting .. but i guess gaseous abdomen
Doctor :   Ok, Is your diet regular since past 5 days ?
User :   absolutely
Doctor :   Ok, Is the pain intermittent or continious ?
User :   intermittent .. i jus notice it few times in a day
Doctor :   Ok, i consider it to be due to flatulance ( gas )
Doctor :   Have you taken any medication for the same ?
User :   no ... i took gelusil last night and today ... i feel the pain when i am lying down on my stomach or when i press lower right part of abdomen
Doctor :   Is there any pain in or around the umbilicus ( naval ) ?
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok, I would ask you to take tab Prilosec 20mg once a day early in the morning before food for 5 days and also take a antispasmodics like Dicyclomin
Doctor :   this will give you relief and get you rid of the problem if its just due to flatulence
User :   wat is Dicyclomin
Doctor :   if after 5 days of treatment if the pain persists i would ask you to go for a USG scan to rule out appendice involvement
Doctor :   Dicyclomin is a antispasmodic , it will relax the smooth muscle in the intestine and give you relief from pain
User :   is it a syrup? and how many intakes a day
Doctor :   Its a tab, you can take it whenever there is pain , not elated with food intake
User :   Sure... thanks alot doctor
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Wish you speedy recovery
User :   good night
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Good night
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   take care
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