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Muscle (Definition)

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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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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I have a lot of medical problems I've been having bad abdominal cramps now I'm having muscle cramps and dizziness diarrhea and pukey?

I have a lot of medical problems I've been having bad abdominal cramps now I'm having muscle cramps and dizziness diarrhea and pukey?

See a doctor: You cannot solve this on the internet without being seen, providing a full detailed history, examined and perhaps having lab tests and imaging studies. In addition answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more

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Constant muscle cramps all over. Sharp pains in ribs n abdoman nausea complete blood panel all OK. Neg Ana Neg abdominal CT scan magnesium 1.8 was 1.4?

Constant muscle cramps all over. Sharp pains in ribs n abdoman nausea complete blood panel all OK. Neg Ana Neg abdominal CT scan magnesium 1.8 was 1.4?

Might be dehydrated: These symptoms of cramps and all normal lab tests and sharp pains in the abdomen can be a lack of water intake. We need more information. What do you do for a living? ...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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Thyroid gone 5/31/13.Since, I have hair loss, muscle cramps in chest, underneath breast, back, abdomen+ thumbs cramp toward my palm. Meds^ to.200 (levo)?

Thyroid gone 5/31/13.Since, I have hair loss, muscle cramps in chest, underneath breast, back, abdomen+ thumbs cramp toward my palm. Meds^ to.200 (levo)?

Check calcium level : My first thought would be that your calcium levels or thyroid hormone levels are not right. I's possible to have long lasting drop in calcium after a thyroidectomy. Please ask your pmd or surgeon if these have been checked recently, if they are off, these levels should be corrected. If these levels are normal it may just be coincidental to the thyroid surgery and would need en exam and work up. ...Read more

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Would repeated insulin shots in stomach cause muscle cramps?

Would repeated insulin shots in stomach cause muscle cramps?

Unlikely: You don't inject into the muscle, you inject into the "fat" on your abdomen so it shouldn't cause muscle cramps. ...Read more

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What are the causes of muscle cramps, and is there any way to stop them?

What are the causes of muscle cramps, and is there any way to stop them?

Multifactorial: Assuming you are talking about activity related cramps, i would say that the two most likely causes are electrolyte(salts) imbalance and poor hydration. Gatorade has an excellent site for fluid replacement in relation to excercise. In general you should be drinking 64 oz of fluid per day plus 12 oz for each hour of intense exercise. Avoid sodas and sugary drinks. Finally, ca+ and magnisium sup. ...Read more

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Muscle Cramps (Definition)

A muscle cramp is a sudden and involuntary contract of one's muscle(s). Such cramps are usually harmless, and may result from certain medications or from ...Read more


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