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Been experiencing abdominal pain, had IBS, have stomach flu. What can help?

Hi, I have been experiencing abdominal pain for some days, and the pain Was realy sharp such that it was difficult for me to use the toilet or to pee I went to the doctor and she told I had Ibs irritable bowel syndrome something like that She gave medication which I have been taking , its been working but now m experiencing pain in my lower stomach under th belly button, if I stand for a while that is ehen cleaning or cooking What should I do now? A week before I had been told I have stamach flu , then coz of the abdominal pain I wad told I have IBS, which could have been caused by the medication I had been given for the stomach flu, I m afraid of going and being told its now this or take this medication, I just don t know what to do Please advise me.
Asked On : Sun, 6 Jan 2013
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Thanks for writing your query.

It would be helpful if you give some more infiormation on the following :-
1. What is the exact location of the pain and the side of the pain (left or right)?
2. Name of the medicines you were given?
3. Any associated nausea?
4. Consistency of your stools?

You can take antacid like Omeprazole 20 mg once a day along with antispasmodic like Drotaverine twice a day after meals. You can do de-worming by taking Albendazole 400 mg at night, if not de-wormed recently. You should take medicines only after discussing with yor treating doctor.

If the problem persists, get an Ultrasound of whole abdomen done.

I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Sun, 6 Jan 2013
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