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Crohn's Disease Abdominal Pain Adults
- Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, and caffeine
- Stop smoking
- Avoid exposure to secondary smoke
- Avoid enemas and laxatives.
- Try a heating pad or hot water bottle on the abdomen, or a warm bath.
- Drink clear liquids only and avoid dairy products for 24 hours. Then slowly advance to a soft diet before returning to solid foods.
- For vomiting, take small but constant sips of water until vomiting stops.
- Lie down and rest.
- Try an antacid medication such as Maalox or Mylanta.
- Take any prescription medications as directed.
- Use acetaminophen for pain control. Avoid aspirin and ibuprofen.
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