Find Information About:

Drugs & Supplements

Get information and reviews on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. Search by name or medical condition.

Pill Identifier

Pill Identifier

Having trouble identifying your pills?

Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

Get Started

My Medicine

Save your medicine, check interactions, sign up for FDA alerts, create family profiles and more.

Get Started

WebMD Health Experts and Community

Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.

  • Second Opinion

    Second Opinion

    Read expert perspectives on popular health topics.

  • Community


    Connect with people like you, and get expert guidance on living a healthy life.

Got a health question? Get answers provided by leading organizations, doctors, and experts.

Get Answers

Sign up to receive WebMD's award-winning content delivered to your inbox.

Sign Up


All communities will be placed in read-only mode (you will be able to see and search for posts but not start or reply to discussions) as we conduct maintenance. We will make another announcement when posting is re-opened. Thank you for your continued support and patience, and if you have any further questions, please email

Yours in health,
WebMD Community Management

12 year daughter keeps having stomach issues-What can it be??
An_258359 posted:
My daughter has had stomach issues over two years now. After she eat anything greasy such as cheese, french fries, fish cooked lightly in oil she needs to go to the toilet. At times she is sit on the toilet in alot of pain just waiting for the pain to pass or to poop. I did take her to the Dr. a year ago at which time they did take an x-ray and found my daughter to be constipated so she put her on a light dose of a laxative. But this can't be normal. The poor girl has learned to live with this and/or bathroom you runs which at times are for 30 mins. Does this sound like a gallbladder problem and if so do 12 years get their gallbladder removed? Or does this sounds like another problem?
atti_editor responded:
Has your daughter seen a gastroenterologist? While we can't give medical advice or a diagnosis here, and a medical professional is always best to consult, you may want to look at this information irritable bowel disease . The main symptoms of IBS are abdominal pain and a change in bowel habits, which can be constipation, diarrhea, or both. Also, fatty foods are one of the more common triggers of symptoms. The above link has more information on triggers and symptoms as well as some treatment options you could try if this turns out to be the cause of your daughter's pain. Please let us know how she is doing!
loulourota replied to atti_editor's response:
Thank you for your reply. I will have our daughter see a MD this week.
atti_editor replied to loulourota's response:
Thanks for checking in I hope that you are able to get some answers!

Helpful Tips

Gas, leaks, fecal farts and possible aggravating causes
I have the same problem, and it drives me nuts because it comes and goes, so really hard to figure cause and effect. BUT my new GI says he ... More
Was this Helpful?
6 of 6 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information, visit the American Gastroenterological Association website