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Stomach ache, abdominal pain, fever, muscle pain, taken paracetamol

Hi I have been experiencing gripping stomach pain since Monday evening. I have not eaten anything I wouldn t normally. I am still opening my bowl but I am first met with abdominal pain . It is not constant pain but rather comes and goes. I also find it happens when I eat and drink. It is less frequent now but is still painful. The second night of having it I had a temperature and muscle pain. I have taken paracetamol drank plenty and stuck to my normal diet.
Asked On : Mon, 7 May 2012
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Gastroenterologist 's  Response
The pain which you are experiencing has relation to food intake, i.e. it increases. Paracetamol is one of the safest drug as far as stomach is concerned, but if you have received some other pain killers in addition to PCM then possibility of either Gastritis or Gastric erosions is likely. If symptoms do not get relieved with Pantoprazole, 40 mg in 4-5 days please get an endoscopy done. Thanks.
Answered: Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Sourav Ganguly's  Response
Hi joanne.tann.

Thanks for your question.

Paracetamol is a NSAID but usually not causing gasric upset/gastritis/ulcer but remember it can cause this symptoms is some small proportions of cases.

So please do upper gi endoscopy to detect the causes and then consult with a gastroenterologist for opinion.

Best Wishes
Answered: Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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