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Eczema on face & stomach cramps come after eating kefir & ice cream. Cheese only cause constipation. Could I be allergic to dairy with diff symptoms?

Eczema on face & stomach cramps come after eating kefir & ice cream. Cheese only cause constipation. Could I be allergic to dairy with diff symptoms?

Not an allergy: Stomach cramps suggest lactose intolerance (LI) which develops when the small intestine does not make enough lactase, the enzyme needed to digest the lactose found in dairy products. Symptoms include nausea, diarrhea, cramps, bloating & gas. Your icon suggests you are black; LI is much more common in those of African descent. Limit lactose containing foods and try lactase enzymes or drops. ...Read more

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What can cause cramps?

What can cause cramps?

Lack of blood supply: Cramps are the response of muscles to oxygen need greater than supply. It can happen with diversion of the blood to other portions of the body such as after eating, or due to excess strain in exercising. They are usually short term and do not do any harm but if persistent could indicate a problem in the blood supply. ...Read more

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What is cause of cramps?

What is cause of cramps?

Dehydration : A long periods of exercise or physical labor, particularly in hot weather, may lead to muscle cramps some medications and certain medical conditions also may cause muscle cramps. The exact cause of muscle cramps is still unknown, but the theories most commonly cited include altered neuromuscular control dehydration electrolyte depletion poor conditioning. ...Read more

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How can I help my friend to feel better, when she has cramps, caused by endemitriosis?

How can I help my friend to feel better, when she has cramps, caused by endemitriosis?

Her gyn can help.: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. 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. ...Read more

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What might cause musle cramps?

What might cause musle cramps?

Various conditions: Muscles cramps may result from overuse, dehydration, mineral imbalance, muscle strain, buildup of toxins, a disorder involving the nerve to the muscle, and lack of adequate blood supply to the muscle. In many cases, however, the exact cause of a muscle cramp isn't discovered. See your doctor to diagnose and treat recurrent cramps. Best of health to you! ...Read more

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What causes shin cramps?

What causes shin cramps?

Cramps Cause?: Any tubular structure in the body response with pain to pressure causing distention if the tubular structure is the intestine for example the pressure is exerted by contraction of the wall as in gas pains. Similarly when the uterine muscle contracts there is cramping. Varicose veins are painful as they are forced to distend. Uterine cramps at menses can be relieved by ibuprofen. ...Read more

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What causes cramps in my toes?

What causes cramps in my toes?

Muscle fatigue : Muscles cramp when they fatigued. This often happens when your feet are not properly supported, causing them to be overworked. Switching to properly supportive shoe gear should help. If not, see a podiatrist to discuss custom biomechanical orthotics. Also, stay well-hydrated and consider electrolyte replacement if you are exercising. ...Read more

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Menstral pain down there cramps what causes that?

Menstral pain down there cramps what causes that?

Many options: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. In some cases a hysterectomy will be needed. ...Read more

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What causes toe cramps?

What causes toe cramps?

Lots of reasons: Bunions, hammertoes, high arches, flat feet, shoes are some of the reasons. Need more information before a better answer is given. Which toes, any activites when they cramp, type of shoes worn most of the time, foot deformities, overall health. See a podiatrist if it's a real problem. ...Read more

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