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Can Stomach Cramps Occur After You Have Radiation Treatment
Yes: Certainly during and shortly after radiation treatment to the abdomen, the bowel can be irritable and this would be felt as cramps. However, many other situations might also cause abdominal crampy pain during radiation, so it would be wise to talk to your doctor about any pain like this that lasts more than a few hours, especially if it is accompanied by nausea, vomiting, fever or bleeding. ...Read more
Irradiation is the process by which an object is exposed to radiation. The exposure can originate from various sources, including natural sources. Most frequently the term refers to ionizing radiation, and to a level of radiation that will serve a specific purpose, rather than radiation exposure to normal ...Read more
Address the cause: There are many different causes of food borne illness, such as bacterial toxins, chemical toxins, viral, bacterial and parasitic infections etc. Each cause needs its own treatment. ...Read more
4_5 soft stools daily since teenaged, now I am 36. Worse when traveling or stressed.How to cure, sometimes along with stomach cramps.What is the reason.
Abdominal cramps: First we need to find the cause for the cramps, Treatment is base don the diagnosis. ...Read more
Dr. Wants me to do CT scan of abdomen bc of stom. Cramps, not able to lose weight for 6+ mos. Skeptical bc i had CT of chest negative/ all tests neg. Feeling extreme nauseated today. Help? Radiation?
Did a take away of some boiled brocolli last night.didnt fridge it but was kept in cool AC in my kitchen. Got stomach cramps after eating it.pls advis?
Food poisoning maybe: Your symptoms are too nonspecific, but the timing of symptoms (and lack of refrigeration of pre-cooked food) sure supports an expectation of food poisoning. Should pass, but if distress persists, or is accompanied by bleeding, worsening pain, lightheadedness, or development of vomiting or fever, then get a good examination with appropriate testing for reassurance and/or treatment. ...Read more
Need more detail: Difficult to answer with so little detail, but it could be acid reflux, aka gerd. Treatment would be antacids or proton pump inhibitors, if that is the cause. Also could be related to what you are eating, how fast you are eating, etc. First step would be to identify the case, they you could figure out how to prevent the cramps. ...Read more
Is it possible to first experience side effects after a week of being on doxycycline? I suddenly have bad unexplained stomach cramps whenever i eat.
Possible: Doxycycline can certainly cause gut upset and it may begin several days after beginning treatment. This may occur if you aren't always careful to take with bland food and adequate liquid. Spicy food, empty stomach makes stomach cramps more likely. But avoid antacids which can bind the antibiotic & keep it from being absorbed. If symptoms persist, though check with your doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After eating out on Sunday, I had severe diarrhoea and stomach cramps. I am now eating ok, but stools very loose. Is this normal after this?
On the mend?: Depending upon the nature of your food poisoning, particularly if an invasive bacteria was involved, you can experience post-infectious irritability (some use the term post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome). Of course, persistence of symptoms warrants evaluation to rule out other pathology that needs treatment. May also consider: food allergy or previously unsuspected food intolerance here. ...Read more
This is light of extremely short wavelengths typically produced either among the stars / in cosmic rays or by radioactive element decay. Gamma rays form the background of normal radiation in which we all live; it is substantially greater than the exposure we get from imaging scans or should get from ...Read more
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