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Cramp below navel. Occasional diarrhoea. Relieves with antiospasmodics. What could it be?

I have a cramp in my lower left side, below the navel that waxes and wanes, and goes on for weeks at a time. Sometimes it is sharp, but usually is dull. I only get occasional diarea. I m not constipated. I m taking an antispasmodic ,which seems to help. It does seem to be effected by food, especially certain types. Not sure what it could be.
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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In my opinion the pain is due to transient intestinal obstruction. You need to get a physical examination done during the attack to confirm the diagnosis.
An ultrasound examination during attack would also be useful.

I would advise my patients a high fibre diet to reduce the frequency of attacks.

Hope I have clarified some of your concerns. Please revert for further queries.
Answered: Sun, 13 Oct 2013
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