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Sudden constant crampy abdominal pain becomes sharp when standing up. Can barely walk it's so bad slight constipation, but just had a bmw and is worse?

Sudden constant crampy abdominal pain becomes sharp when standing up. Can barely walk it's so bad slight constipation, but just had a bmw and is worse?

See doctor ASAP: If the pain is as severe as you describe you may have an urgent intra-abdominal problem like appendicitis, tubal pregnancy, etc. Get evaluated asap. Go to an emergency room if you don't have a doctor that will see you right away. ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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Cramping Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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, ...Read more


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Can not drinking enough water cause crampy abdominal pain? What about gas? Checked by ER, not appendicitis.. moderate pain for week and half.

Can not drinking enough water cause crampy abdominal pain? What about gas? Checked by ER, not appendicitis.. moderate pain for week and half.

Not likely: You may get mild cramps, but not likely to have gas or pain. It could be a virus or irritable bowel? If you have fever or blood in stool, please see an MD again and I hope you feel better. ...Read more

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What could be cause of crampy abdominal pain nausea blurred vision clammy skin and blackouts?

Many possibilities: See a doctor. This requires more history, physical exam and possibly labs. Sounds as if you may be quite ill and hope you get help and are better soon. ...Read more

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I have colicky diffuse crampy/ stabbing abdominal pain that goes away every time i exercise. Ideas?

Distractable pain: Recurrent abdominal discomfort in men is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved. Concern increases if accompanied by weight loss, fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Since distractable, stress may be a factor? What tests have you had? ...Read more

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Healthy 24 yo female.Since 5 years ago, severe crampy lower abdominal pain after jogging/running.Relieved after minutes of rest. Was athletic. Why?

Healthy 24 yo female.Since 5 years ago, severe crampy lower abdominal pain after jogging/running.Relieved after minutes of rest. Was athletic. Why?

Ischemic : Depending how many miles you run . But in people whom run more than 7 miles they can have a condition call ischemic colitis, blood supply to the colon get compromised because of blood shunting to the muscles. Make sure adequate hydration before running or you may have to decrease the distance you are running. ...Read more

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Sore full / breasts. Crampy / sharp lower abdominal pain.1st of last period= 1/16. Had creamy discharge = dr gave 5day prescription on 1/22. Trying to conceive.

Sore full / breasts. Crampy / sharp lower abdominal pain.1st of last period= 1/16. Had creamy discharge = dr gave 5day prescription on 1/22. Trying to conceive.

Sore breasts: Sore breasts can be caused by more higher hormone levels from taking fertility medications in that cycle. Usually 5 days of treatment early in the cycle is Clomiphene or letrazole being used to improve ovulation. This can lead to higher estrogen and Progesterone levels which increase breast tenderness. ...Read more

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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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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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4 days abdominal pain. Crampy in lower bowels, sharper on upper left side. Nausea. More frequent bowel movement, crampy, but looks normal. Fever 38c. ?

4 days abdominal pain. Crampy in lower bowels, sharper on upper left side. Nausea. More frequent bowel movement, crampy, but looks normal. Fever 38c. ?

Gastroenteritis: Main symptoms of gastroenteritis include diarrhea, stomach pain, cramping, fever, nausea. Associated headache is not uncommon, and is probably related to the dehydration that results from loss of fluid through diarrhea and fever. Gastroenteritis is usually caused by an infection by a virus or bacteria. It is often self-limited and resolved on its own. Drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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How can I cure a stomach ache/ cramps in lower abdomen?

How can I cure a stomach ache/ cramps in lower abdomen?

Depends on the cause: Of the ache and cramps. There are 100's of possible causes of your symptoms. Some of them could be serious or require immediate operation. See you doctor so he can figure it out for you. ...Read more

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Pooping frequently, indigestion, stomach aches at times, heavy feeling abdomen, recently had full period and protected intercourse. Weird cramps too.

Pooping frequently, indigestion, stomach aches at times, heavy feeling abdomen, recently had full period and protected intercourse. Weird cramps too.

Needs to be checked: You probably have a viral gastroenteritis causing your symptoms .Consilt your doctor to confirm if you have it . Meanwhile make sure you drink plenty fluids to prevent dehydration . But if also vomiting and not able to retain fluids go to ER with your parents as you are a minor ...Read more

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4 days late, stomach ache not abdominal cramps, brown discharge only when i pee, had unprotected sex, i dont want to get pregnant?

4 days late, stomach ache not abdominal cramps, brown discharge only when i pee, had unprotected sex, i dont want to get pregnant?

Pregnancy: Those who do not want to get pregnant should make every effort to use some form of birth control each time they have sex. There is no way to diagnose early pregnancy over the internet, so the best way to find out is to take a pregnancy test. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sudden stomach pain went diarrhea and very black stool still having those mild abdomen cramps heard black stool is bad need to know please thx?

Sudden stomach pain went diarrhea and very black stool still having those mild abdomen cramps heard black stool is bad need to know please thx?

Black Stools: I would consult a gastroenterologist if possible. What you describe sounds like an episode of GI bleeding. At your age, I would be concerned about a bacterial infection, or some other pathogen. Regardless, I would follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back/abdomen, cramping, stomach pain with nausea during bowel movements. 5 days dihareah & pain, finally solid with same symptoms above?

Pain in lower back/abdomen, cramping, stomach pain with nausea during bowel movements. 5 days dihareah & pain, finally solid with same symptoms above?

Gastroenteritis: There are multiple possible explanations here. My advice would be to see a doctor if, within the next several days, the symptoms continue despite the resolution of the diarrhea. The inflammation produced by the infecting organism (if this is due to infection) may produce residual inflammation causing the abdominal pain and nausea. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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