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Hi, I had an a op on Monday and was told to take Dulcolax for my stomach, I have had severe cramps and nausea since 2am, how can I solve this?

Hi, I had an a op on Monday and was told to take Dulcolax for my stomach, I have had severe cramps and nausea since 2am, how can I solve this?

Concerned: To answer the question better, I would need to know what op you had. I would not consider Dulcolax a medication for the stomach as typical use this for constipation. Cramps and nausea would not typically respond to Dulcolax. If the procedure was of the gastrointestinal type, I would seek a doctor or other health care provider quickly to evaluate your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps and increased bms. Why?

Stomach cramps and increased bms. Why?

See your PCP: Recent studies showed an increased likelihood of gastrointestinal conditions and BMS, but the exact etiology of BMS remains unknown. There is no cure for BMS. See your PCP for evaluation, diagnosis and management GI problems and BMS. ...Read more

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I have stomach cramps and scared to eat?

I have stomach cramps and scared to eat?

Elaborate?: Abdominal pain can be due to many reasons... Probably don't eat solids until you're feeling better. Try to stay hydrated; stick with clear liquids for now. If you get worse or aren't improving, consider going to the ed. ...Read more

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Why am I having such bad stomach cramps?

Why am I having such bad stomach cramps?

Try Zantac (ranitidine): Zantac (ranitidine) 150 bid/ omeprazol 20mg, try. If not get checked for h pylori. Constipation, gastritis are other consideration. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stomach cramps?

Stomach pain/dizzy: With these symptoms you should consult your doctor, to find out what is causing these symptoms. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of stomach cramps?

How can I get rid of stomach cramps?

What's the cause 1st: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? Also, what testing have you had? ...Read more

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Do raspberries cause severe stomach cramps?

Should not: Unless you have a sensitivity or allergy that causes a GI upset from raspberry consumption, they usually do not cause these problems. ...Read more

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What part of the stomach cramps during sports?

What part of the stomach cramps during sports?

Hmmmm?: In high activity sports or in sports requiring abdominal muscle use, it is the muscles that usually cramp. This can be due to use and Lactic Acid buildup or could be due to electrolyte issues. Just fatigue can be the source too. Usually not the stomach (digestive sac) that is causing the pain unless it is the pangs of hunger that are hurting. Stay well hydrated! ...Read more

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Why am I getting a lot of stomach cramps at 32 weeks?

Why am I getting a lot of stomach cramps at 32 weeks?

Braxton Hicks: Those cramps are called Braxton-hicks contractions that are practicing for the main event (labor) in about 6+ weeks. ...Read more

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What is a home remedy for stomach cramps in a 3rd grade child?

What is a home remedy for stomach cramps in a 3rd grade child?

Look to diet: There is no"quick fix". I have seen many kids with this and it is invariably due to poor diet. Empty calories from ""junk" is the same as choking a car engine, a high gasoline/oxygen ratio. See my blog "oxygen the spark of life" that you can google. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter pill can u get for stomach cramps and diarreah?

What over-the-counter pill can u get for stomach cramps and diarreah?

Diarrhea: I cannot justify telling you to take anything and I would not endorse taking anything for diarrhea if there is the possibility for an infectious cause or medication induced. Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and loperamide are anti-diarrheal medications found over the counter. Maybe you should see your doctor for a stool exam 1st. ...Read more

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What causes lower stomach cramps with low temperature and cold sweats?

What causes lower stomach cramps with low temperature and cold sweats?

Cramps: There could be lots of reasons for your symptoms.
If things are not better, or worse in a day or two please go to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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Large lumps in lower back with surround pain and stomach cramps occasionally?

Large lumps in lower back with surround pain and stomach cramps occasionally?

Large lumps: In the back can be anything like cyst, lipoma, carbuncle. It is not likely to have any relationship to the stomach cramps. See a doctor ...Read more

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I have cold and hot chills, feeling nauseous, stomach cramps. What could be the cause?

I have cold and hot chills, feeling nauseous, stomach cramps. What could be the cause?

Ignore no symptoms: Abdominal discomfort of any kind is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside your abdomen. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Your constellation of symptoms may or may not be related. Get checked please. ...Read more

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I am on biaxin (clarithromycin) and I have stomach cramps and feel anxious is that normal?

I am on biaxin (clarithromycin) and I have stomach cramps and feel anxious is that normal?

POSSIBLY: Yes it is possible:

common reactions
diarrhea
nausea/vomiting
taste changes
abdominal pain
dyspepsia
headache
rash
serious reactions
behavioral disturbances
psychosis
hallucinations
psychiatric disturbances

contact the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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I threw up this morning and have had terrible stomach cramps ever since what could be going on?

I threw up this morning and have had terrible stomach cramps ever since what could be going on?

Gastritis?: The list of possibilities is way too long to review here. More information is needed. It could be something as simple as a stomach virus, or acute food poisoning, pregnancy, etc. Is anyone else sick? Do you have a fever? Is there diarrhea? And you rashes? My advice would be to get plenty of fluids and if your symptoms do not improve in the next 24 hours call your primary care physician. Best of luck, jp. ...Read more

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For 2 days when I've eaten got really bad stomach cramps followed by dioheria and it lasts all day?

For 2 days when I've eaten got really bad stomach cramps followed by dioheria and it lasts all day?

Go bug: You get diarrhea after eating for the last 2 days. It is most likely an infectious bug. Your body reacts by purging the system i.E diarrhea. Try to prevent dehydration by small sips of water or broth. If that is tolerated go slow in increasing diet. If you get dizzy or the like then you may require IV hydration. This diarrhea should be self limiting. ...Read more

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Good morning, my 6 month old baby still has stomach cramps which are frequent at night. Is this normal?

Good morning, my 6 month old baby still has stomach cramps which are frequent at night. Is this normal?

Cramps?: Every crying baby does so by tightening their breathing muscle. This pushes out on the belly and makes it firm. Many people assume they have a digestive or stomach issue when this happens. Many kids cry at night, particularly after 6mo when they realize they are alone. (separation anxiety) An exam and other symptoms might clarify the issue. ...Read more

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When my stomach is empty I I fell that I I have stomach cramps and cannot breath then after I eat it subside.?

When my stomach is empty I I fell that I I have stomach cramps and cannot breath then after I eat it subside.?

Might be ulcer: An ulcer is a spot in the stomach that has lost the surface layer that protects deeper layers from stomach acid. Acid touching the unprotected deeper layer causes pain. Food in the stomach dilutes the acid and makes it not hurt as badly. An "empty" stomach can still have acid in it, and this undiluted acid can cause severe pain. See a gastroenterologist to determine if you have an ulcer or not. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps for two days then the third day diarriha and eggy burps. Can you tell me what this could be please?

Stomach cramps for two days then the third day diarriha and eggy burps. Can you tell me what this could be please?

Virus: The most common cause for symptoms you describe would be a gastrointestinal virus. These usually resolve within 5 days (with adequate rest, healthy diet and hydration). ...Read more

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I have stomach cramps every time I have milk. A lot of pain but no other symptoms. Fine with other diary products. Why?

I have stomach cramps every time I have milk. A lot of pain but no other symptoms. Fine with other diary products. Why?

Milk abdominal pain: You could have lactose intolerance. Many people with this can tolerate small amounts of dairy, but when they have too much they can get gas, cramps, and even diarrhea. You don't have to have all 3. You could try lactose free milk, lactase supplements (Lactaid in USA) to see if they help, or get tested. ...Read more

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My son has been on amoxicillin and now has stomach cramps, horrendous wind both ends. When will this go away he's in agony?

My son has been on amoxicillin and now has stomach cramps, horrendous wind both ends. When will this go away he's in agony?

Why amoxil (amoxicillin): It may be related to amoxil (amoxicillin) killing off good bacteria in his colon and overgrowth of dysbiotic bacteria. Speak to the prescribing physician about what to do. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get really bad stomach cramps and diarreah that wake me up in the middle of the night. What could be causing this?

Sometimes I get really bad stomach cramps and diarreah that wake me up in the middle of the night. What could be causing this?

Many causes: There are numerous possible causes for your symptoms including irritable bowel, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease and lactose intolerance among others. See a gastroenterologist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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