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can imodium cause abdominal pain

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Dr. Srinivas Kalala
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Diarrhea: Check for blood and stool tests for infections. If all normal symptoms continue may need further testing including colonoscopy to check for colitis ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Abdominal pain: Your pain may be due to taking imodium, (loperamide) but you should be evaluated by your doctor or the er to determine the cause of your pain.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
??????????????: If your stools are soft, not runny, why would consider Imodium? If you are having 4+ a day it might slow things down some if frequency is the issue . ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not lupus: This sounds more like reflux (gerd), ulcer, or gastritis. An allergic reaction to certain foods or a toxic reaction to certain food proteins (food p ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Imodium (loperamide) will help in case of diarrhea. But in general does not help for abdominal cramps.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
20 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Maybe: Help diarrhea.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. NKATEKO DELSON RINGANE
Specializes in
Consult physician: Symptoms points to gastroenteritis which in its mild form usually clears spontaneously in a day or two. If its been 3 days and you getting worse, its ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
See GI: Consider work-up to rule out causes such as celiac disease or IBD.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms.

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