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I have Medicare and AARP insurance. I am a femail and my

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Hello: I have Medicare and AARP insurance. I am a femail and my date of birth is 8 14 30. My blood pressure right now is 141/88.Heart rate is 88. I do not think I have a fever.
My question is that I am having very bad spasms in my lower intestines. I had been taking Colon Cleanse each day but did not take it yesterday. The spasms have been there for several days but seem to be getting worse. Yesterday I had a bowel movement six times (probably from the Colon Cleanse) but today I haven't had any nor taken the Colon Cleanse
In trying to solve this myself, I realize I have had diverticulitus in the past -- ten years ago -- and over Mother's day this year, I had my appendix out.
My lower stomach is swollen and very sore to the touch.
Other medicines I am taking are
Amour 60 mg 1 aday
Propanol 60 mg l a day
Just completed a ten day supply of fluconazole to deal with some rashes under arms, below breasts, below stomach fold. I still probably need to take another supply of it since this first ten days shows no sign of correcting the rashes
I take D 3 1000 uy every day
A vitamin supplement bought at Walmart every day
Progestrone 100 mgs - did not take it last night
Hyoscyamine 125 mgs which I took one tablet yesterday to see if that would calm the intestines down but have not taken any today.
Tylenol PM - I took four last night but not any today
What would you suggest at this point what I can do to correct the situation?
Thank you. *****
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

Where do you feel the spasm most? right/ left/ central?

How is stool character? Watery? semisolid?

Is there any mucus/ blood in the stool?

Did Hyoscyamine help you?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
l. On the left side but it is sore all over
2. Stool character was normal but thin, as usual, when I eliminated yesterday.
3. No mucus or blood in the stool
4. I thin Hyoscyamine quieted the spasms for a while but not entirely.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have a hearing problem recently acquired due to a hearing virus a year ago so I can't talk with you over the phone.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you there?
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for the information,

As you have diverticulosis, there can be occasional episodes of inflammation and exacerbation.

You can take Hyoscyamine several times a day to reduce the spasm.

If the spasm continues, infection should be checked.

Stool test can be done.

In that case, antibiotic will be required to cure it.

Please take bland diet, plenty of fluid & rest.

If the symptoms continue, I would suggest to take an examination by doctor.

I hope this information helps.

If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.

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