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Charlie Horse In Stomach
What causes a knot or a rolling muscle to form in your stomach by your rib cage. It hurts like a sharp pain or a charlie horse feeling in stomach?
Due to use during-: -sex. Massaging & stretching may help. Also some core strengthening may get the abdominal muscles in better condition. ...Read more
Had Charlie horse like cramps in my stomach very painful. Was wondering g what might have caused thos?
Abd pain needs exam: It is impossible to give you reassurance about abd pain without a full medical history and exam. ...Read more
Today I bent over and got what felt like a Charlie horse in my upper right abdomen. I bent slightly backwards to stretch and felt a pop from the area?
Maybe gas in gut but: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Is pain recurrent +/- & always in right upper quadrant? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help ...Read more
I keep getting Charlie horse type cramping and pain on the right side of my abdomen. What would cause that?
Gallbladder/spasm: I suggest immediate ER evaluation- mat be gallstones, inflammed gallblader or intestinal cramping- no matter what: GO DIRECTLY TO THE ER OR UC CLINIC ...Read more
I keep getting charley horse type pain around my stomach and sides. They have me in tears and are becoming more frequent.
Be seen: If you are having that much pain, I certainly would be urgently seen and fully evaluated; there are multiple potential causes. ...Read more
Charlie horse spasm in upper abdomen. It knocks the breathe out of me. I have to lay on the floor and massage it until the muscles loosen. What is it?
Deficiencies: Anxiety, back pain, difficulty breathing and muscle spasm can all be due to magnesium deficiency which is often present in winter with a need for vit d3 as well. Topical magnesium oil or a magnesium supplement like calms might help with 1, 000 to 10, 000 units of vit d3. Listen to your body and take what works. Avoid refined foods and sugar and improve over all health with good choices. ...Read more
Why do I keep getting charlie horse feelings in my lower abdomen? They last for under a minute and I am not expecting my period for more than a week
Charlie horse in legs today. Woke up in middle of night shooting pain above right hip and some pain in stomach?
Hold your horses: Charlie horses are nothing more than muscle spasms. They can affect any muscle but generally involve the legs. These spasms can be caused by many different things. If they continue with any severity, I suggest you seek a professional to isolate the root cause. ...Read more
Refer to answer: Treatment is rest, ice and stretch. Reduce your sport activity by 50 percent, and wait till your charlie horse goes away, then increase activity in a very graded fashion. Causes are sudden increase in activity, running, jogging, and marching. Main cause is sudden increase in size of muscle within a compartment that does not expand suddenly. ...Read more
See below: A charley horse or cramp usually develops due to a buildup of certain waste products of metabolism, in this case lactic acid. Ways to deal with this is to stretch, the muscle, massage the muscle towards the heart to clear out the lactic acid. This also happens in people who get dehydrated so be sure to drink enough fluids. ...Read more
Sleep-related cramps: If you are getting them nightly then first and foremost you should speak to your pcp regarding checking your electrolytes as imbalances in your potassium, calcium, and/or magnesium levels can cause muscle cramps. If this is not the case then you could try taking a glass of tonic water (without gin or vodka preferably) at bedtime as the small amount of quinine in tonic water helps to prevent cramps. ...Read more
What can I do if my friends always talking about they have charlie horse what in the tarnatian is that?
Charlie Horse: When you exceed the endurance capabilities of a muscle, it locks up in order to protect itself from tearing. (otherwise, continued use would cause the tear.) this type of spasm or cramp is known as a charlie horse. ...Read more
I walked d.L. For 2 days and now have a consistant charlie horse in my r calf. Ate bananas took mus. Relxrs. What else can I do to stop this?
Is it possible to get what feels like a charlie horse in the sciatic nerve? Goes from my butt all the way to my calf&lasts about 5 minutes! Ouch! .
Heard a loud pop and then felt immediate, sharp stabbing pain in my calf. What could cause this? I also had a charlie horse in same calf yesterday
Muscle tear: It may be a calf muscle tear. This painful injury typically occurs during activities that require sudden changes in direction like tennis. A pop may be heard, and there will be some swelling and bruising. Please have this properly evaluated. ...Read more
My upper right arm hurts under my arm put area along the front it feels like a charlie horse, when I lift my arm up what can I do to ease the pain?
Bf woke up w/ bad charlie horse pain in calf. His leg was really stiff & still won't relax completely. He has had 2 "attacks" this am. What to do?
I have Back pain that feels like a Charlie horse with almost any movement at all it just locks up it's in my lower right side as well. What can stop?
Acute back strain: Ice followed by massage with lubricant or any balm, followed by gentle back stretches to be done as often as possible every hour for 10 minutes until pain goes away. Avoid soft couch, weight lifting. Take Ibuprofen if not contraindicated. Sooner you break the spasm from time it occurred faster you get better. Don't be afraid, massage is painful use but very helpful to break spasm. ...Read more
I was running when I got a charlie horse in my calf next day and continuing week every time I was running it would start to throb bad but calm at rest?
When I stand up from sitting, or bending while sitting, I get a charlie horse feeling in my ovary area, and I can hardley move, like a twisting cramp?
Pain: If the pain feels like its about an inch below your skin, its more likely to be a abdominal wall or inguinal neuritis. Try a heating pad over the area and if it takes the edge off its not your ovaries. Muscle spasm also possible. If its a neuritis a trigger point injection will help. ...Read more