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Can Stomach Cramps Mean Your Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I have cramps in my lower abdomen and back 2days after unprotected sex and taking Plan B does it mean I'm pregnant?
No: Not necessarily. I'd check a pregnancy test in 14 days. Read more
What does it mean when you have bad lower stomach cramps for minutes non stop and it's makes your lower back hurt & makes you want to cry and not move?
Menstrual cramps: in order to answer this accurately we will to know under which circumstances do you get the cramps. Menstrual cramps, for instance, can be very painful with pain radiating to the lower back. This happens because the contraction of the uterus which is located lower in the abdomen (pelvis). Occasionally, cramps associated with gas can be very painful as well. See your doctor for more information. Read more
Various: The "big worry" in the first trimester is bleeding and cramps. Cramping alone may be caused by severeal things: trapped gas, uterine "spasm" due to the adjusting pregnancy, or bladder spasms. Is constipation an issue? Try an anti-gas medication like simethicon/gasx. It is safe in pregnancy and may help. If you develope fever or vaginal bleeding, that requires evaluation quickly. Read more
What does clear poop and stomach cramps mean? Help. Stomach cramps on a regular basis for the last few days. Started pooping clear, spray like, poop this evening, comes unexpectedly, uncontrollably. What should I do?
Hello.: Hello. Sounds like you are having excessive peristalsis (motility) of your gut which is probably the cause for both your liquid bowel movements and your cramping. There is a good chance that you could have gastroenteritis. You need to drink lots of water to try to keep up with your fluid losses. If despite attempts to stay hydrated, you start feeling dizzy, weak, lightheaded (especially when getting up) or your heart is beating really fast, then you will probably need to go to the er to get intravenous hydration. In terms of the pooping, you might need to stick close to the toilet. Hope you feel better soon. Read more
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"Stomach" cramps may be from strong muscular contractions of stomach, intestine, gall bladder, ureter or uterus. The location and cause of the cramps needs to be determined to address the proper treatment. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
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Depends on cause: This is difficult to answer because stomach cramps can represent pain from any internal abdominal organ, not just the stomach. If you have fever, tenderness to the touch, vomiting, or severe constipation call a doctor. Otherwise, low tech remedies include light exercise, heat, massage, stretching, and breathing. Otc aspirin+caffeine if menses related, otherwise simethicone, peptobismol or laxative. Read more
So many causes: Impossible to give an answer without more info: age, other medical issues, current medications, travel, etc. However red flags are weight loss, night time symptoms, blood in stool or vomit, fevers, severe pain that lasts for more then 1 hour. See a md to get this evaluated; it could be nothing or something more serious. Read more
Is it from period?: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. Read more
Stomach cramps: = abdominal spasms that cause pain or discomfort. Read more
See a doctor.: Hi, I would want to know about more of your symptoms, like-- any nausea or vomiting, constipation or diarrhea. How did the cramps start, did you eat something before they started How severe are they, are you taking any over the counter medications or doctor prescribed medications. What part of you abdomen, the upper, or lower, is this related to your menses? So, you need to see a doctor for this. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a doctor: They may or may not be related. Many things can cause palpitations, often benign. Caffeine, stress, thyroid problems. Some may be serious, if associated with chest pain or shortness of breath or fainting. With severe stomach cramps as well, you should have an evaluation and find out what is the cause.. Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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