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Dr. Jerome Zacks
75 Doctors shared insights

Cramping Abdominal Pain (Overview)

Cramping abdominal pain is a type of sharp, intermittent pain and discomfort that occurs around the area of the stomach. It is often caused by diarrhea, constipation, or food poisoning.


Dr. Jerome Zacks
75 Doctors shared insights

Cramping Abdominal Pain (Overview)

Cramping abdominal pain is a type of sharp, intermittent pain and discomfort that occurs around the area of the stomach. It is often caused by diarrhea, constipation, or food poisoning.


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Is cramping abdominal pain and distention an intestinal blockage in person with incisional and umbilical hernias? Have crohn's, previous volulous.

Is cramping abdominal pain and distention an intestinal blockage in person with incisional and umbilical hernias? Have crohn's, previous volulous.

Could be.: All four of the disease processes you gave could cause those symptoms. If you have those symptoms with your history, you need to be seen by a physician. ...Read more

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Managing Menstrual Cramps (Checklist)

Track your periods
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Tell your gynecologist what works for your pain
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Try taking NSAIDs the day before your period starts, if you can take them
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Ask your gynecologist about using birth control pills to control menstrual cramps
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Can eating blueberries or bananas cause severe, cramping abdominal pain (without having an allergy to them)?

Can eating blueberries or bananas cause severe, cramping abdominal pain (without having an allergy to them)?

Yes: This reaction is called food intolerance if no allergy can be shown. There are cases reported now of food protein induced enterocolitis in adults wherein certain food proteins are toxic to a small group of individuals and this may be the problem for you. Avoidance is the key. ...Read more

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Treating the Stomach Flu (Checklist)

See a doctor if you are vomiting/defecating uncontrollably
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Hydrate yourself to keep up with fluid loss; water is best
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Practice good hand washing to help prevent the spread of stomach viruses
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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Is cramping abdominal pain and distention an intestinal blockage in person with incisional and umbilical hernias? Have crohn's, previous volulous.

Could be.: All four of the disease processes you gave could cause those symptoms. If you have those symptoms with your history, you need to be seen by a physician. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Its been 2 weeks of my IUI I have been getting crampings lower abdominal pain back pain and leg pain early morning nausea is it a good sign?

Its been 2 weeks of my IUI I have been getting crampings lower abdominal pain back pain and leg pain early morning nausea is it a good sign?

Might be. ..: Time to get a blood pregnancy test: your symptoms can all occur in early pregnancy. If you're not pregnant get checked our for a urine infection, or a pelvic infection, which is rare after an iui. ...Read more

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Why does diarrhea cause cramping and abdominal pain?

DIARRHEA: Infectious lbm is accompanied by abdominal pain and occasional vomiting. Gi disturbance causes the sx. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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TTC - 5 days before expected period. Experiencing backache, cramping, left abdominal pain and very weird a lot of watery white discharge.?

TTC - 5 days before expected period. Experiencing backache, cramping, left abdominal pain and very weird a lot of watery white discharge.?

Too early to test: It is too early to know if you are pregnant. If you miss your period, you may get a blood test one day after the missed period or do home test 4-5 days after missed period. Please do not drink at all if you are TTC. Alcohol, even one drink, can damage the fetal brain. ...Read more

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Got my 3rd Depo-Provera last week and had sex day after. Now feeling cramping and abdominal pain. Would you say it's an effect of Depo-Provera or pregnancy?

Got my 3rd Depo-Provera last week and had sex day after. Now feeling cramping and abdominal pain. Would you say it's an effect of Depo-Provera or pregnancy?

Cramping after depo: More likely Depo-Provera or UTI, a bit early to get cramping from pregnancy, would just be around the time of implantation if you ovulated last week. But with cramping would go to urgent care /doctor and get checked with U/A, HCG may need antibiotics for UTI or vaginiitis like mycoplasma/ureoplasma, if all negative may be the hormonal changes of depo. If the pain persists and U/A negative need sono ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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Tender nipples, 4 days late period, cramping and abdominal pain (mild), but 2 neg pregnant tests. Could it be too early or something else? Last m/c 4.12

Tender nipples, 4 days late period, cramping and abdominal pain (mild), but 2 neg pregnant tests. Could it be too early or something else? Last m/c 4.12

Retest in a week.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Got 3rd Depo-Provera shot and had sex day after then a couple days after that. Been a week, stomach feels weird, mild cramping, lower abdominal pain, preg?

Got 3rd Depo-Provera shot and had sex day after then a couple days after that. Been a week, stomach feels weird, mild cramping, lower abdominal pain, preg?

Cramping lower abd: Check blood/ urine HCG and for UTI. F/u witt urgent care doctor. Could be pregnancy, infection constipation 9 drink 2-3 liters water/gatorade a day and eat fiber -1 cup oats, lentils, barley or brown rice a day ...Read more

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Can back and right upper abdominal pain, cramp dwon to the leg, blotting, nasure dizzines all be from kidney stone or another health issue?

Sounds unrelated: Right upper quadrant and abdominal pain, back pain, ? Bloating may all be related. These syptoms may be caused by gallbladder disease, peptic ulcer disease, certain conditions of pancreas. Recommend evaluation by md. Not sure what nasure dissines is.....Nausea? ...Read more

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M/c 3months ago at 20w. Ttc. Af is regular 29-31d. This month got 3d earlier and just like spotting with cramping, bloating and abdominal pain. Why?

M/c 3months ago at 20w. Ttc. Af is regular 29-31d. This month got 3d earlier and just like spotting with cramping, bloating and abdominal pain. Why?

Periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

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