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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Facial Skin Cramps

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Hi doc(s), i have just learnt that ibuprofen may cause kidney or/and liver problems. i took ibuprofen the past 3 days or so to ease cramps and noticed lately that my skin has become rather dull. may i know if this may be caused by ibuprofen not being exc

Hi doc(s), 
i have just learnt that ibuprofen may cause kidney or/and liver problems. i took ibuprofen the past 3 days or so to ease cramps and noticed lately that my skin has become rather dull. may i know if this may be caused by ibuprofen not being exc

Ibuprofen: In an otherwise healthy young woman, ibuprofen when taken as prescribed is unlikely to cause any significant problems. Skin dullness is more apt to be due to some other cause. However, if there is concern, a doctor could do simple testing to ensure kidney function. ...Read more

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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 could be cause of crampy abdominal pain nausea blurred vision clammy skin and blackouts?

What could be cause of crampy abdominal pain nausea blurred vision clammy skin and blackouts?

Many possibilities: See a doctor. This requires more history, physical exam and possibly labs. Sounds as if you may be quite ill and hope you get help and are better soon. ...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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Cause of cramps when I yawn?

Cause of cramps when I yawn?

Where are the cramps: I would like to know where you are cramping while yawning. If you do so in your jaw, it may be that you have some problems with temporomandibular joint (known as tmj). You may have inflammation there or it may be pushed out of place if you are yawning way too widely. I'd appreciate more detail, so i could help you better. ...Read more

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Possible causes of my head cramps?

Possible causes of my head cramps?

Headache causes: The cuases of headache are legion. Last time i looked, single spaced 3 pages. Common ones are migraines, tension, anxiety, sinusitis, mild head trauma, hypertension, eye strain, ear infection. , prior cervical spine injury, central nervous system infection. The list goes on and on. ...Read more

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What causes cramps during menopause?

What causes cramps during menopause?

Intestinal issues: Menstrual cramps are no longer an issue as the periods have truly stopped in menopause. The only exceptions are the presence of uterine or ovarian growths post menopause that are enlarging which can be easily ruled out by a pelvic GYN MD exam. ...Read more