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what is the best treatment for colon muscle spasms

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Happens off and on: Many people have had muscle spasms in their colons. It's the painful crampy feeling during strong bowel movements with diarrhea, use of laxatives duri ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Voogd
19 years experience Pain Management
Interventional Pain: Have your PCM give you a consult to an Interventional Pain Physician who can offer you either sacral or spinal column stimulation. I would HIGHLY rec ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Heat,etc: Neck muscle spasms generally respond best w/ heat , massage and possibly a muscle relaxant. Nsaids might be helpful temporarily. If they perist i woul ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
//: Could be the ms or possibly "good old" sciatica which is a pinched or irritated nerve in the low back causing such symptoms as you relate in an ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Depends: If esophageal spasm is caused by acid reflux then antacids may help. Sometimes calcium channel blockers and nitrates. Botox injections have been used ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to determine: Cause first. The treatment would be dictated by the etiology of the illness. You should see your doctor for an evaluation. Visit this site for more in ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Vaginismus: Vaginismus are involuntary muscle spasm of outer third of vagina. Management is mainly with biofeedback and counseling. You should talk with your doct ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
44 years experience Family Medicine
RICE: Rest of injured area, ice to injured area - 20 min on 20 min off, may alternate with heating pad, compression (ace bandage) and elevation if the area ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
27 years experience Neurology
MUSCLE PAIN: Best treatment would be to have a full evaluation by a neurologist to understand what specifically contributes to the muscle problems. Then that ca ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert O'Leary
34 years experience Pain Management
Determine the cause: First determine the underlying cause of the muscle degeneration which can range from disuse from pain to denervation/nerve damage to ALS disease of th ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naresh Rao
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Physical therapy: Buttock muscle strain is best treated with physical therapy, which includes relative rest, ice, flexibility and strengthening exercises. If it does n ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Chest PAIN from DES: Des is a motility disorder of esophageal function. The muscles of the esophagus forcibly tighten, typically unpredictably, resulting in severe chest p ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Varies: The extreme would be stiff man syndrome, but cramps and spasticity might be answer. Parkinson's disease can cause rigidity, and tight muscles can be ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Identify cause: Need to know the cause to be able to treat. If the cause is disuse, exercise will solve the problem.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Cause??: The most common cause of rickets is severe vitamin d deficiency. Muscle spasms associated with rickets are usually because of low calcium which can h ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience Neurology
Supportive: Mostly supportive and treating complications. There are some results with gene therapy, stem cell etc.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Irritable bowel: Irritable bowel syndrome responds to diet. Limit foods that may make diarrhea worse, including caffeine, alcohol, milk products (assoc lactose intoler ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Removal: Colon polyps are precancerous...So they must be removed which can be done easily through a procedure called colonoscopy and polypectomy.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Dehydration, meds, : Severe muscle spasms can come from sports injuries, orthopedic injuries, dehydration, medication side effects such as decongestants, low potassium, ab ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Obturator internus: I'm not aware of this very small muscle below & lateral to the pubis causing any significant problems in isolation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
No one knows, but...: The following is reasonable: - understand the nature and reality of oab and life; - void timely, moderate fluid intake, avoid coffee, caffeine-relate ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rowan Paul
15 years experience Sports Medicine
Exercise, stretching: Regular stretching, aerobic exercise, yoga or pilates. If you have a segmental section which is immobile for some reason, a good chiropracter, doctor ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Massage it: To help get rid of the acute pain. Make sure you are well hydrated. Maybe eat a banana and or take magnesium supplements as they may be brought about ... Read More

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