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Stomach pain. Relief from mefanamic acid and paracetamol. Diagnosed with autoimmune pancreatitis. Taking 2.5 mg steroid. Advise?

my son has been diagnosed auto immune pancreatitis and is on steroid 2.5 mg dose every day,off late he has been complaining for pain in the stomach we consulted the doctor whom my son is getting treated with, he says the pain is due to lymph nodes my son gets relief from stomach ache in just 15 minutes of administering the the combination of mefanamic acid and paracetamol
Asked On : Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.

That stomach pain could also be because of gastritis caused by the steroid he is having.

Antacids as prescribed by your doctor after examination may help.

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Hope this helps.
Take care.

Dr Y V Siva Sankara Murty
Associate Professor of Pediatric
Answered: Sat, 1 Jun 2013
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