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Cramping After Diarrhea
Is it normal to have cramping/ diarrhea after exercise? Happens after various types of exercise, such as: situps, jogging, zumba, cardio
Exercise: Nope. Not in any way is this normal. ...Read more
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Can't stop burping/farting. Constant excessive gas these past 5 days since low-abdomen cramping & diarrhea. Worse after I eat. Better in the morning.
Severe abdominal muscle tension. Mucus in stool, abdominal cramping (including after meals), diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating. 1-2 months?
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome with passage of mucus and alternating constipation and diarrhea may be the problem. Other possibilities include lactose or gluten intolerance. Drinking hot (not too hot)water helps break down gas and bloating. If this a chronic problem, a gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you as well as advise you about dietary habits. Take simethicone after meals ...Read more
Lactose: Milk sugar intolerance. As we get older we become more intolerant to milk sugar. The milk sugar in chocolate and milk runs through the intestinal tract and may cause cramping and diarrhea as well as gas and bloating. Try drinking lactaid milk in which the milk sugar has already been digested. If taking milk chocolate, try a lactaid pill at the time of ingestion, to replace the missing enzyme. ...Read more
I woke up and gradually felt sicker and was eventually sick at 8.30pm. No cramps or diarrhea at all. Have been fine since. What is wrong?
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If I eat certain foods before bed sometimes I wake up with extreme cramps in the middle of the night follow by diarrhea. What's causing this?
The past few days I've been experiencing diarrhea-esque, cramp-like pains, yet no accompanying diarrhea. Not contact with typical trigger foods.
What are triggers?: Your comment about typical trigger foods makes me suspect you have some symptoms like this with certain food. That is important history. Cramping pains can be from many causes, but it does not sound like a severe issue such as appendicitis. Spastic colon/irritable bowel can do that, as can food allergies (gluten), and other causes. A good history and physical exam should help identify the cause. ...Read more
What can cause sudden constant watery diarrhea and cramps for several days, followed by occasional diarrhea (once every few days) for 3 more weeks??
It's been over two months since I had a colonoscopy. Since then my bowls have not returned to normal. Severe cramps and I go until I have diarrhea.
Post-colonoscopy: You really need to go back and see the physician who performed the procedure and have them evaluate you. Do this soon. First make a detailed list of your symptoms and the times they occur and take it with you. Good luck. ...Read more
Diarrhea every day all my life has gotten worst with severe cramps recently all my tests are ok hav anmenia it is ruining my life what else can I do?
Since young I have serious diarrhea and the pain is 10/10. The diarrhea is like on-off cramp. And it happened maybe 4-5 times a month? . Please help me
See your doctor: If this is a chronic problem you should see your doctor. For acute, non-bloody, diarrheaplenty of fluids, Imodium (loperamide) or kaopectate are appropriate. If no improvementin 2-3 days see your doctor. For bloody diarrhea or for fever see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoidance: It is not what you should eat to relieve it but rather what you should not that causes the abdominal cramps and diarrhea. It can he sensitivity to certain food/food allergy. Go to a GI specialist or even an allergist to find out those food causing it and avoid them. They can also diagnose if anything is more severe than food allergy. ...Read more
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