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Dicyclomine belongs to the class of drugs called anticholinergics. It prevents muscle spasms in the digestive tract by inhibiting some natural substances in the body. It is used in combination with other medications to treat inflammatory bowel syndrome.

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Why did my daughter get stomach pain and cold?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter has cold and stomach pain. She has headaches also. There is no fever. She has got pain in her legs near the foot. Sometimes, she says she has a stomachache. But, then it is fine the next morning. Please advise me on this.  Read Full »

Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I think she is suffering from a viral infection. I suggest you give her syrup Alerid (Cetirizine) 5 mL twice a day for cold. This syrup makes few children drowsy though not all. Hence avoid morning dose if she is going to school. You can also give her syrup Cyclopam ...  Read Full »

I feel bloated and get loose motion just after eating food. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, Whenever I sit or lay down to rest or sleep just after taking food I get loose motion. Often, it is mucus loose motion and high headache. Also, I get vomit. What is my problem? What treatment should I take for this?  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The urge to defecate following food intake is a common digestive complaint, usually attributed to physiological causes such as the gastrocolic reflex, which stimulates the colon when the stomach is stretched. However, if this reflex becomes urgent, uncontrollable, or ...  Read Full »

How to get cured of functional dyspepsia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old male, I have a constant and mild abdominal pain whole day, especially in the morning. I feel heavy all day long, but still, have an urge to eat. I fart and belch more than usual and have a foul smell. I have a sense of indigestion in my stomach all day long. I defecate ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Firstly, you are not sick, and you do not have any disease. Your symptoms are because of your disturbed gastrointestinal flora, and our intestine contains a lot of bacteria, some of them are good, and some of them are bad. Good bacteria like lactobacillus helps in prope...  Read Full »

I am an 18-year-old female with worsening severe stomach pain for the past 6 days, different from my previous UTIs, and taking Sertraline and Dicyclomine. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old female, 5 foot 3 inches tall, and my weight falls in the range of 120-135 pounds. Initially, I experienced sudden stomach pain, but it has progressively worsened over the past 5-6 days. The pain and symptoms I have described have been ongoing and intensifying. My ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Based on the description you have provided, I would suggest you seek immediate medical attention. The precise cause of your pain can be complex and should be determined through a thorough evaluation by a healthcare spe...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest some medicine to relieve stomach pain and diarrhea.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old female. My height is 5'8" and weight is approximately 140 lbs. The only medication I am on right now is birth control pill. I woke up three days ago with diarrhea and terrible stomach pains. I felt nauseous, but I have never thrown up. The diarrhea has been persistent, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Deshwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to ThoughLomotil (Diphenoxylate and Atropine) is not a drug, which needs to be recommended for routine use in diarrheal settings as this drug decreases the motility of gut, which can sometimes allow toxins to be absorbed in the gut. Since you have got an important exam, thi...  Read Full »

Iron Deficiency Cause a Pain around the Belly Button

Query: Hello doctor,A few days ago one of my female friends had pain around the belly button. She went to a physician and was told that it could be because of a decrease in iron in the blood. Does iron deficiency relate to pain near the stomach? What can be the other causes?  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, it can be related. One of the causes of a low hemoglobin count is low iron in the body, which may occur either due to inadequate diet or excessive loss from the stools or menstruation. There are multiple causes, and we need to confirm it by hemoglobin level, ser...  Read Full »

I have had dull abdominal pain occasionally after bowel movements with a constant bloating sensation. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have had dull abdomen pain in the lower and lateral region for the past ten days. The minor but discomforting pain usually comes and goes mostly after bowel movements. I always have an urge to pass bowel, but there has been no change in my bowel pattern or frequency. I occasionally have ...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. You have the classic features of acute diverticulitis. Please do a contrast abdominal X-ray for confirmation and take the following medicine: Tablet Metronidazole 400 mg thrice daily after food. Tablet Eryt...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my abdominal pain? Please help

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old female. Before 10 months, I got left side abdominal pain with mild fever. I went to the ER. After blood tests and CT scan, they said it as diverticulitis. After using antibiotics, it got cleared. Every couple of months I feel pain when I press my abdomen but no fever. W...  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Diverticula are the tiny bulges that are formed from the colonic wall and this condition is named diverticulosis. Blockade or infection or inflammation leads to diverticulitis. It will be associated with abdominal pain, altered bowel habits, occasional bleedi...  Read Full »

I stopped taking laxatives as it is not good to take them continuously. How can I know if my intestines are still clogged?

Query: Hi doctor,I visited a doctor a few weeks ago because I was experiencing abdominal issues. That morning I had diarrhea and was not feeling well. The doctor said I needed more fluids and I had bowels in my large intestine. I took it for about three days then I started to eat like normal. At that point...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Firstly, a small briefing on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and why every patient is a unique case when we deal with IBS. In IBS, there is some problem in the functional ability of the gut that leads to the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome....  Read Full »

What causes severe stomach pain with vomiting in a 6-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor, My six year old boy is suffering from stomach ache. He vomited three times already. He had mangoes yesterday, and today he is having yellow vomiting. I gave him Ondansetron syrup and Cyclopam. The vomiting has stopped now, but he still has the stomach pain. The stomach pain is so sever...  Read Full »

Dr. M. L. Kothari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your child is suffering from gastroenteritis. I suggest you try giving him the following: Continue Ondansetron syrup, one teaspoonful thrice a day. Cyclopam (Paracetamol and Dicyclomine) syrup, one teaspoonful thrice a day. Syrup Zenflox OZ (Ofloxacin and Ornidaz...  Read Full »

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