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Have pain in abdomen, diherra. Took advil medicinev but no use. What to do?

I currently have had pain around my belly button for almost 2 weeks. The pain comes and goes. Advil helps but the pain returns a few hours after. Within the 2 weeks, I've had diherra for about 3 days and it disappeared. However the pain continues. I also seem to get the sensation to throw up, but never do. Is there anything I can do to get better?
Asked On : Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Welcome at HCM.

It looks from your details that you are having pain at belly button with cramp like pain at abdomen & throwing.You may be having gastroenteritis or inflection of intestine.Most common cause of infection is virus .
Most cases of gastroenteritis resolves by itself in 3-5 days.You should do following to have relief-

-Take light diet only at first liquid & then with improvement of condition you may have semisolid diet.

-Take good amount of liquids.This is to prevent dehydration.

-Take an antispasmodic medicine like drotoverin on prescription from your doctor.Advil is not an antispasmodic ,so this will not relive cramps.

-If there is blood in stool or fever then please consult to your doctor immediately.

Hope this all will help you.

With best wishes.
Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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