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Why do I experience intense abdominal muscle pain and cramping while running?

Why do I experience intense abdominal muscle pain and cramping while running?

Common problem.: Many people get abd muscle cramping while running. A lot of times it has to do with what you had to eat (and how soon you ate) prior to the run. Also, the abd muscles work hard during running - they provide core stability. If you are new to running or haven't run in awhile, it could take a few weeks before your abs feel better. Start low and go slow. Good luck! ...Read more

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It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I always get muscle cramp especially abdominal part during my sleep, why is that? How to cure?

I always get muscle cramp especially abdominal part during my sleep, why is that? How to cure?

Motility pain: At night your GI tract does a lot of house keeping and has some big muscle contractions that might be the cause of these cramps. Avoid constipation would be first. Avoid food know to produce gas would be second. Would also consider peppermint tea or ginger tea at night prior to bed. ...Read more

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Cramps/ muscle spasms and pain in lower abdominal region on both sides and middle. Been there for 2 days?

Cramps/ muscle spasms and pain in lower abdominal  region on both sides and middle. Been there for 2 days?

Abdominal: Likely a GI pathology such as colitis - you will need to see your primary care physician for further evaluation, especially if you have any associated findings such as fever or diarrhea. ...Read more

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I get a sharp cramp in my right abdominal muscle every time I do cardio. In the same spot no matter what i do. What can I do to stop it?

I get a sharp cramp in my right abdominal muscle every time I do cardio. In the same spot no matter what i do. What can I do to stop it?

Go see your Dr and: Get checked for muscle strain, intestinal, ovarian, fallopian tube, liver, gallbladder or ureteral problems. Take care! ...Read more

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How can I prevent stomach and abdominal muscle cramps during situps?

How can I prevent stomach and abdominal muscle cramps during situps?

Keep working out: As you become more fit you should experience less pain with the same intensity workout. If the cramps continue see an orthopaedic surgeon who will evaluate you for a possible abdominal wall herniation from your c-section. If you recently had the c-section ask your OB when it is safe to do situps. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it usual feeling that my left and right side of abdomen having muscle cramps due to my kidney stone? Thank you.

Is it usual feeling that my left and right side of abdomen having muscle cramps due to my kidney stone? Thank you.

Unless you have...: ...symptomatic stones in BOTH kidneys, it is less likely that your bilateral muscle cramping is stone-related than due to something else. Sounds like an evaluation is appropriate. ...Read more

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Pain in abdominal/pelvis region feels like period cramps but just finished period gyno didn't feel anything. What could be the cause? Can it be muscle

Pain in abdominal/pelvis region feels like period cramps but just finished period gyno didn't feel anything. What could be the cause? Can it be muscle

Menses cause cramps: And woman's menstrual cycle usually causes cramps if these are severe new or different or you have fever then seek medical attention promptly if there's fever drainage or they do not go away after five days ...Read more

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I had a complete thyroidectomy on 5/31/13. Since then I have been experiencing muscle cramps in my chest , underneath my breasts , abdomen and thumbs?

I had a complete thyroidectomy on 5/31/13. Since then I have been experiencing muscle cramps in my chest , underneath my breasts , abdomen and  thumbs?

See your Dr: You should see your endocrinologist and make sure all your levels are good - especially your thyroid and parathyroid. ...Read more