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Can Imodium Cause Stomach Cramps
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My name is Ram. What causes stomach cramps and settles after few days with buscopan.
Happened 3 times this year.
Is there anything I can avoid ?
Chose of food: See which foods trigger the episodes and avoid them ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PMS is one : Possibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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 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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