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cramping and frequent bowel movements

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
Variable: Depending on what you eat, it could be in the stomach pouch (this is what doctors call stomach). The food then goes through the small intestine and o ... Read More
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Dr. Iman Sharif
27 years experience Pediatrics
Small intestine: Eating naturally stimulates the "gastrocolic" reflex, which causes your intestines to squeeze food along. The food you just ate is moving through the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Point
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Please use some back-up birth control until you begin your next pack of pills. This could be condoms or abstinence. You are spotting because your bo ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not uncommon: It is common to have nausea when doubling the dose of ocp. A pregnancy may be helpful and if the symptoms continue to, you should cont ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
How long?: A viral illness and/or food poisoning are probably the most common causes of those symptoms but that usually moves thru your system in a few days. I ... Read More
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Diarrhea: Your symptoms speak to a possible infectious diarrhea like salmonella or shigella. Make an appointment with your doctor asap or go to the er so a cult ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Need info : re what you have eaten time frame of bowel movement change any other aggravating or alleviating issues
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Question?: If your tubes have been tied there is very little possibility that you are pregnant. Frequency of bowel movements would not necessarily have any relat ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Cramps/pain/firm BM: May be a form of gastroenteritis/ovarian/uterine pathology or may be appendicitis. Would follow up with doc/urgent care/ ER today as appendicitis nee ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Bad gallbladder: Fever, nausea, pain in upper belly, usually right sided, bloating, belching, worse after eating fatty (or other) foods, getting worse over time, or af ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Need more info.: There are so many possible causes that i can't list them all here; without more information on other symptoms, i can't narrow it down for you. I'd su ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Antibiotics: Although antibiotics can eventually cause diarrhea, they would not have that effect within the same day of receiving them. There must be another cause ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Garcinia: Yes, the pill can cause diarrhea.

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