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04 Apr 2006

abdominal pain
i went to the doctor about 2 weeks ago for nausea and stomach cramps and bloating, he told me i had a spastic colon, he gave me medicine and it went away, the pain has returned with the same symptoms, i was wondering if this is normal.
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01 Jan 0001

HI tinx
It is spastic colon symptoms but usually they should exclude other things first like parasite infections ( by sending away a stool sample) and doing a blood test to exclude infections. If that is fine and the pain persists you should at least have a colonoscopy - (internal exam under anaesthetic) before deciding that it is a spastic colon.
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