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Doctor insights on: Cramps And Diarrhea During Early Pregnancy

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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How to deal with diarrhea and stomach cramps during ovulation?

How to deal with diarrhea and stomach cramps during ovulation?

Check endometriosis: Some women have significant pain, cramping, diarrhea w/ovulation, it is not particularly common. Rec. See ob/gyn to make sure that you do not have endometriosis–a disease where the inner lining of the uterus has covers internal organs and bowel with tiny dots uterus lining. It is not only painful, but can cause infertility and other problems. At your age, checking for cancer is important too. ...Read more

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My 16 year old sister suffers every few months with extreme cramps , vomiting and diarrhea during her period . Will this ever go away?

My 16 year old sister suffers every few months with extreme cramps , vomiting and diarrhea during her period . Will this ever go away?

See her doctor: Use of medications like Ibuprofen (advil/motrin) or naproxyn (aleve) started at the onset of her period may help decrease her symptoms. Have your sister see her doctor about other options to improve her menstrual cycles, . ...Read more

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Had upper endoscopy this morning. Now have cramps, gas, bloating, and diarrhea. Can the gas introduced to my stomach during the procedure cause this. ?

Had upper endoscopy this morning. Now have cramps, gas, bloating, and diarrhea. Can the gas introduced to my stomach during the procedure cause this. ?

Sure, but...: ...so can lots of other things. Please call your gastroenterologist--he will have some insight relative to your particular circumstance. ...Read more

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On birth control for 2 years. During placebo week, I have cramps, bloating, diarrhea, but no bleeding. Have no other symptoms. Need to be concerned?

On birth control for 2 years. During placebo week, I have cramps, bloating, diarrhea, but no bleeding. Have no other symptoms. Need to be concerned?

Not really: sometimes changing pills helps or sometimes I have the patient skip the placebos and just take constant BCPs. this way there is no period week and the symptoms may not occur. occasionally this may be a sign of endometriosis, but usually the pain is less consistent and often painful sex accompanies it. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

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