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I have intense stomach pain and diarrhea. How can I be sure that this is just a strong urge to go to the restroom?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: See below

The pain associated with diarrhea is usually crampy in character and localized around the belly button or below.
For severe pain with fever or vomiting you should see your doctor.

In brief: See below

The pain associated with diarrhea is usually crampy in character and localized around the belly button or below.
For severe pain with fever or vomiting you should see your doctor.
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