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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Cramping Pain (Overview)

Cramping pain is a deep squeezing muscular pain that is usually caused by muscles of the digestive tract or the uterus contracting.


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What causes cramping pain in the bladder after ovulation? Started when I started having sex? Been treated with antibiotics before

What causes cramping pain in the bladder after ovulation? Started when I started having sex? Been treated with antibiotics before

Bladder pain: If you have a pelvic infection it can give you bladder pain. Also, ovarian cysts can have the same effect. Insterstitial cystitis is a condition that cases chronic pelvic pain and pain during sex. Hormonal changes can cause bladder pain if you have endometriosis. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
199 doctors shared insights

Cramping Pain (Overview)

Cramping pain is a deep squeezing muscular pain that is usually caused by muscles of the digestive tract or the uterus contracting.


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Why do I get a cramping pain in my anus sometimes?

Why do I get a cramping pain in my anus sometimes?

Spasm: Of the anal muscles can be due to a fissure or other inflammation in the anus. Hi fiber diet but more importantly hi fluid intake up to 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid to maintain a soft bm but not so soft that it loses its form. I would avoid spicy food and acidic food such as any tomato based products. Then you should see a colorectal surgeon for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I had cervical cancer two years ago and underwent treatment. I'm having lower back pain and sharp cramping even though I had a hysterectomy.?

I had cervical cancer two years ago and underwent treatment. I'm having lower back pain and sharp cramping even though I had a hysterectomy.?

There are many : Reasons for these symptoms that could include: adhesions related to your prior surgery, a GI issue like diverticulitis, a urinary tract infection or other urinary issue as well as not excluding your prior diagnosis so you should be evaluated by your doctor as these symptoms are not typical of a spine problem. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of period pain/cramp fast and efficiently?

Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of period pain/cramp fast and efficiently?

NSAID's: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain. If you desire non-med approaches you can discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. ...Read more

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After a long day at work my feet get pretty painful cramps between the second and third toe. Is there anything I can do to prevent the cramping?

After a long day at work my feet get pretty painful cramps between the second and third toe. Is there anything I can do to prevent the cramping?

cramping: This is usually an overuse syndrome and can be associated with contracted toes, excess pronation, enlarged bones or malformation of the bones, malinsertion of the intrinsic muscles of the foot, even dehydration. See your podiatrist for assistance. ...Read more

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How can I avoid/ relieve extremely painful foot cramps asap?

How can I avoid/ relieve extremely painful foot cramps asap?

It depends: There are several causes of foot cramps and the cause needs to be identified to treat it properly. Many muscular cramps are caused by dehydration and low potassium. But other can be caused by collapsed arches and/or poor foot and leg posture. I recommend you see a foot specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My left side been hurting in cramping pain for a whole what could it be?

More info : Hi, the info you have provided is too vague. The left side of our body has too many parts, which part does it hurt? Chest? Abdomen? Back? Leg? Head? ...Read more

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Non stop cramping pain on right rib?

Non stop cramping pain on right rib?

Fall?: If not from injury and if came on suddenly — have to think about gallbladder problem. If pain is severe or worsening- please see md asap. ...Read more

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Why do I get a cramping pain in my anus sometimes?

Spasm: Of the anal muscles can be due to a fissure or other inflammation in the anus. Hi fiber diet but more importantly hi fluid intake up to 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid to maintain a soft bm but not so soft that it loses its form. I would avoid spicy food and acidic food such as any tomato based products. Then you should see a colorectal surgeon for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I bleed for 15 days and am now having strong cramping pain.?

Pregnancy?: Important to make sure you are not pregnant. If not then okay to treat with some Aleve (naproxen) (2 twice a day) and then see how it goes a few days more. If pregnant then need closer attention ...Read more

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I just got an IUD and I wanted to know what the average time for the cramping pain to last.?

I just got an IUD and I wanted to know what the average time for the cramping pain to last.?

A few hours to days: The IUD is a foreign body and does work by triggering an inflammatory response inside your uterus which may last a few hours to 1 or 2 days. A trial of a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug(NSAID) like ibuprofen or anaprox may offer you relief. If the cramping pain persists, you may need to be reevaluated by your Gyn (to rule out undiagnosed infection, misplacement of the IUD or other issue) ...Read more

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Sharp cramping pain in abdomen. Quick remedies?

Sharp cramping pain in abdomen. Quick remedies?

See details: Determine the cause first. Then you will know the proper treatment. Speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Need some advice. I have sharp cramping pain in abdomen?

Need some advice. I have sharp cramping pain in abdomen?

Abdominal pain: We need more details. You didn't even mention your gender. Go see your Family Doc for evaluation & appropriate treatment. Is it worse w/spicy foods? Fatty foods? Any burning upon urination? Colicky in nature? Blood in urine? Blood in stool? Ribbon flat or pencil thin stool? Constipation? Diarrhea? Ill contacts? 2wks before or after menses? Vaginal discharge? Cough? Fever? Sweats? Chills? Nausea? V ...Read more

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Severe Diahorrea for 4 days, day and night with cramping pain. I can't recall eating any bad food. Any ideas.thanks!

Many things possible: At your age and with your other diagnoses. The most immediate danger is dehydration, and blood loss. Please drink a lot of fluid, preferably with some salt (like soup) while you go to get medical attention today. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Have horrible cramping pain day/days before period starts or end of pd. Doesn't happen every month. Sometimes I pass out from the pain. Wht can it be?

Severe dysmenorrhea.: It is important to determine many variables in your presentation to see if this is primarily related to your menstrual periods or if it may be suggestive of pelvic pathologies. In general, detailed a history and physical examination will be required. If you will please contact a GYN for further assessment. In the mean time try pain relief with NSAIDs to see if it might help. Take care ...Read more

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