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What causes severe stomach ache?

My husband developed severe stomach pains in his upper to mid abdomen relatively suddenly after drinking a large protein smoothie. This happened about 4 hours ago and he is still in serious pain. He has been travelling recently and not had a regular bowel movement in several days. Can we give this until tomorrow to see if it clears up, or should we go to the emergency?\
Fri, 30 Mar 2018
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Hello,

Here, acute stomach pain could be from acute infection of gastrointestinal tract following outside drink. For that, Rabeprazole plus Domperidone combination drug can be prescribed for a week.

Kindly mention the following details:
- Is there blood in stool?
- Are you having diarrhea?
- Fever present?

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Parth Goswami
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