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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How can abdominal pain after having food be treated?

My 18 year old daughter has abdominal pain after eating. She had US last week Kidneys, gall bladder, liver all normal. Labs normal CBC, CMP, amylase and lipase. She has been taking Prilosec 40 mg daily with Tums prn. with no relief. H. Pylori negative. she also tried Hyoscyamine ODT and Prevacid. What next?
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

* The abdomen pain after food relates to intestine infection through some sort of bacteria or virus which can be ingested via food stuff or liquids.
* My recommendations for better recovery

- Consume more liquids.
- Prefer organic fresh fruits, easily digestible food stuffs.
- Needs antibiotic support for GI specific action as metronidazole or else for better outcome ( which requires prescription of your Doc ).
- Avoid spices, junk foods, dairy fat.

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