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What do I do if I have brightish red stool, I took Imodium (loperamide) about 40 minutes ago and I've had severe stomach cramps all day?

What do I do if I have brightish red stool, I took Imodium (loperamide) about 40 minutes ago and I've had severe stomach cramps all day?

Red Stool & Cramping: Hello. It is important for you to be evaluated by your doctor promptly. You may have developed a condition within your intestinal tract causing these symptoms or an infection. Both require laboratory testing and possible treatment with medication. I recommend not taking additional Imodium (loperamide) until you see your doctor. Best regards. ...Read more

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Hi, can ciprogen cause stomach cramps?

Hi, can ciprogen cause stomach cramps?

Very rare: Ciprogen (ciprofloxacin U.S.) can create a severe intestinal condition. If you develop: persistent diarrhea, abdominal or stomach pain/cramping inform your physician immediately. ...Read more

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Can eating jalapeño cause stomach cramps?

Can eating jalapeño cause stomach cramps?

Jalapeño : Spicy food can certainly cause stomach upset as well as increase acid reflux symptoms. ...Read more

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Do raspberries cause severe stomach cramps?

Do raspberries cause severe stomach cramps?

Should not: Unless you have a sensitivity or allergy that causes a GI upset from raspberry consumption, they usually do not cause these problems. ...Read more

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What causes lower stomach cramps with low temperature and cold sweats?

What causes lower stomach cramps with low temperature and cold sweats?

Cramps: There could be lots of reasons for your symptoms.
If things are not better, or worse in a day or two please go to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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I have cold and hot chills, feeling nauseous, stomach cramps. what could be the cause?

I have cold and hot chills, feeling nauseous, stomach cramps. what could be the cause?

Ignore no symptoms: Abdominal discomfort of any kind is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside your abdomen. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Your constellation of symptoms may or may not be related. Get checked please. ...Read more

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What are these frequent stomach cramps caused by?

What are these frequent stomach cramps caused by?

Depends: The symptom u describe is vague. More info is needed . Full history and physical , labs , xrays , stool samples, endoscopy , etc may be needed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why does tea cause some people stomach cramps?

Why does tea cause some people stomach cramps?

Tea...: Stomach cramping related to tea or coffee is usually due to caffeine intake which can stimulate the gut... That is why most people feel like having a bowel movement after their morning cup of joe! ...Read more

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Can too much milk in a 3 yr cause stomach cramps?

Yes: Good question. Too much of almost anything can cause upset stomach, stomach cramps or other GI issues. In addition, a balanced diet is an important way to provide all of the nutrients our bodies need, which is important for everyone, and especially a growing child. ...Read more

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What can cause stomach cramps? For the last two days, I have been getting sharp pains in my stomach about a half hour after i eat anything. This is very painful, and i would love to know what might be causing these stomach cramps.

What can cause stomach cramps? For the last two days, I have been getting sharp pains in my stomach about a half hour after i eat anything. This is very painful, and i would love to know what might be causing these stomach cramps.

If : If you are experiencing sharp pains in your stomach after eating you should be evaluated by your doctor right away. Stomach pain or cramps can mean many different things. You may be dealing with a stomach ulcer, gastritis, lactose intolerance, food allergy, irritable bowel , amongst many other things. You can expect your doctor to perform blood, urine, and stool tests depending on the exact nature of your problem. Remember this is not normal and should be investigated and treated right away. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can diverticulosis cause stomach cramps?

Can diverticulosis cause stomach cramps?

Diverticulosis, no.: Diverticulosis should not cause any symptoms you'd notice day to day. Diverticulitis, an infection of the diverticuli, could cause bad stomach cramps along with fever and diarrhea. If your symptoms are in between these two extremes, then maybe something else is causing them. ...Read more

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Could diverticulosis cause severe stomach cramps?

Could diverticulosis cause severe stomach cramps?

Diverticulosis, no.: Diverticulosis should not cause any symptoms you'd notice day to day. Diverticulitis, an infection of the diverticuli, could cause bad stomach cramps along with fever and diarrhea. If your symptoms are in between these two extremes, then maybe something else is causing them. ...Read more

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Can STD cause stomach cramps and gurgling?

Can STD cause stomach cramps and gurgling?

STDs: Unlikely, but i could conjure up several possible scenarios. Would need far more info to try and answer your question in further detail. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause my stomach cramps and yellow stool?

What could cause my stomach cramps and yellow stool?

Stomach virus: Cramps and yellow stool could be due to a viral gastroenteritis where the stool is moving through your intestines quickly causing cramping and the yellow color because not enough transit time was available for turning the stool to brown. ...Read more

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What causes stomach cramps?

What causes stomach cramps?

Food poisoning: You may have eaten something that has caused food poisoning. Under cooked chicken, lettuce from a salad bar, or poorly prepaed green beans. Often it is caused by a virus that causes an infection in your stomach.
If you are vomiting alot and /or have diarrhea, you may need to see a doctor to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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I have severe stomach cramps every time i eat. And it doesn't matter what i eat. What is the cause of this or what can I do?

I have severe stomach cramps every time i eat. And it doesn't matter what i eat. What is the cause of this or what can I do?

Go see your DR and : Get checked for stomach irritation, gallbladder problem etc. U may take otc Omeprazole and antacids & cut down on caffeine, soda, spicy foods, orange juice etc. Let your dr make the final diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have been getting stomach cramps on the lower left side for almost 12 hours. What can be the cause and how can I relief it?

I have been getting stomach cramps on the lower left side for almost 12 hours. What can be the cause and how can I relief it?

Get it checked out: There can be a lot of things causing left lower abdominal pain including constipation, infection, colitis, kidney stone, bladder stone, and many more. The only way to tell is with a careful history and examination. Also some tests like x-rays, ct scans, and/or blood tests may be needed to narrow it down. 12 hours is a long time. Go see a doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more

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Imodium (Definition)

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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

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