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Stomach pain. Eat fiber, drink water. Passing bowels four times a week. Reason for stomach ache?

Hi, i have a question about my bowels, i go usually four times a week one time a day depending on how much i eat im 18 years old, regularly exercise eat healthily i.e fiber , water and mix it up for an even balance throughout the week but the other day the left side of my stomach started aching and has been for two days i do not feel ill or light headed its just annoying, and i dont think its a gas build up because i havent been passing alot of wind. any help is appreciated.
Asked On : Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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Sep 2013
Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum.
As you describe in your query that there is 4 times bowel movements in week , that too depending upon the diet you take .
In my opinion this is the regular habit , rather good habit of intestine.
As far as concerned about pain in the stomach and excessive wind passing .
The stomach pain may be due to overeating or hyper acidity . Take antacid but if pain is severe in stomach you may need proton pump inhibitors . Avoid greasy , spicy ,junk foods, drinks in caffeine in them or chocolates.
2nd reason of bloating may be indigestion so take some enzyme preparation .
In my opinion there is no need of any tests.
Good luck. Dr. HET
Answered: Tue, 15 Oct 2013
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