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A 32-year-old female asked:

pain in stomach. taking advil (ibuprofen) and penicillin for strep.why is my stomach throbbing like hunger pain and cramping.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Uncertain but..: Sometimes use of antibiotics can throw off the growth of healthy bacteria in the gut - so that is one possibility. Another possible issue is that NSAID's can sometimes cause GI upset.

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