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I am taking medicine for Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). I am having pain

Hello, I have been diagnosed with IBS but I don't think it's right because I have a continued to have abdominal pain . It just started up about three days ago, and I've been on Bentyl for about two weeks. I take one capsule thirty minutes before every meal , as it says to. Is there anything else it could be? Also, I missed my period for five months straight after having a regular one for about a year and half. It just came back last month, and I have never had sex. I'm not sure if this is irrelevant but it's always seemed a little strange; my hands and feet are cold all the time. Thanks so much!
Asked On : Thu, 22 Jul 2010
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Thanks for the query
IBS is irritable bowel syndrome which can only be done after excluding all other causes for your problem.
Have u undergone colonoscopy and an endoscopy? I dont think u have because u wud have mentioned it otherwise.
Since u have been missing your periods, plus having abdominal pains, plus cold feet. I see something which are multiple medical problems. I best thing would be to get admitted and evaluated thoroughly.
Seek admission in a multi speciality hospital only
Have a healthy life
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