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Have early morning stomach cramps in middle of sleep.

Have early morning stomach cramps in middle of sleep.

Stomach pain: Stomach cramps can be from several reasons.
I assume by stomach you refer to the abdomen.
What part of the abdomen is hurting?
Is it associated with nausea or heart burn.
You symptoms sound like like may have hyperacidity, ulcer/reflrux.
If it is recurring problem you need to have a physical with more detailed history. ...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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I get these really bad stomach cramps. Mostly in the morning, unbearable sometimes. & I feel extremely sick. Any ideas what this could be?

I get these really bad stomach cramps. Mostly in the morning, unbearable sometimes. & I feel extremely sick. Any ideas what this could be?

See your gyne MD: At your age, the two possible causes are gynecological or gastrointestinal. It is impossible to make a diagnosis based on the symptoms you provide, additional information such as associated diarrhea, weight loss, vomiting, association with periods, etc., would be needed. But you should discuss this with your gynecologist, who may order some tests, such as ultrasound, to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I woke up with vertigo and stomach cramps yesterday. Got better in the afternoon and same thing again this morning. Severe spinning when I sit up?

I woke up with vertigo and stomach cramps yesterday. Got better in the afternoon and same thing again this morning. Severe spinning when I sit up?

Positional vertigo: Has multiple causes and I suggest a medical evaluation. Until seen you can use OTC meclizine. Have a GI workup and blood testing to rule out anemia. low blood sugar and metabolic dysfunction. ...Read more

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Having bad upper stomach cramps every morning for approx 15mins. In agony. Makes me feel light headed. Sick. I blurb alot with it too. Goin on for months?

Having bad upper stomach cramps every morning for approx 15mins. In agony. Makes me feel light headed. Sick. I blurb alot with it too. Goin on for months?

See doctor for tests: It could be a number of things. First of all, I see you are taking NSAIDs which can irritate your stomach. You may also have heartburn from reflux of stomach acids up your esophagus (food-pipe). It may also be your endometriosis flaring up. You need to see your doctor for further testing. Until then try some Maalox, Mylanta, or over the counter Prilosec OTC, Zantac, (ranitidine) or Pepcid AC. ...Read more

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I have woken up with severe stomach cramps and gas each night and morning for a while now, what could be causing this and how do I make it stop? Its ruining my sleep. Thank you.

I have woken up with severe stomach cramps and gas each night and morning for a while now, what could be causing this and how do I make it stop? Its ruining my sleep. Thank you.

Food: Take metamucil 1 tablespoon with a full glass of water at dinner time.
Stop eating all processed foods like cereals, crackers, bread, chips etc. These get digested very quickly and the bacterial use the sugars for food with the byproduct of gas. Stop carbonated beverages. If that fails see your internal medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Hello. I have been very dizzy all morning and now suddenly I'm having hot/cold flashes and stomach cramps. My 5yr old son was diagnosed with Strep th?

Hello. I have been very dizzy all morning and now suddenly I'm having hot/cold flashes and stomach cramps. My 5yr old son was diagnosed with Strep th?

Strep: Strep throat is very contagious. I would check in with your family physician to be sure you do not have it as well. He can also evaluate and see if your symptoms
are from another cause. ...Read more

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In the morning I have severe stomach cramps and loose stool. This will occur for a week or two and go away then come back. Otherwise healthy, no pain?

In the morning I have severe stomach cramps and loose stool. This will occur for a week or two and go away then come back. Otherwise healthy, no pain?

Get GI evaluation: It's difficult to say for sure without detailed history and exam, however your symptoms could be from excessive acid, irritable bowel or chronic inflammation. Start by seeing your PCP, who will then refer you to a GI specialist if indicated. You need to establish a relationship with a local primary care physician to help you get the best care available. ...Read more

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My stomach cramps a tiny bit in the mornings with grumbling and I also have diahrrea should I be worried?

My stomach cramps a tiny bit in the mornings with grumbling and I also have diahrrea should I be worried?

Probiotics: Try probiotics. Diet likely major role. Lactose or fructose intolerances are common. May need further testing such as labs, stool evaluation or even an endoscopy. See your pcp or GI for an examination. Read more at www. Browardgi. Com. ...Read more

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What causes stomach cramps?

What causes stomach cramps?

Food poisoning: You may have eaten something that has caused food poisoning. Under cooked chicken, lettuce from a salad bar, or poorly prepaed green beans. Often it is caused by a virus that causes an infection in your stomach.
If you are vomiting alot and /or have diarrhea, you may need to see a doctor to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Can men get stomach cramps?

Can men get stomach cramps?

Stomach cramps: Absolutely! Cramping in your stomach is due to your intestines responding to stimulation which can be due to a variety of different things with most of them being self limiting ...Read more

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How long do stomach cramps last?

How long do stomach cramps last?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the abdominal pain. If this is a chronic problem, it should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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How do I relieve stomach cramps?

How do I relieve stomach cramps?

Need more info: "Stomach" cramps may be from strong muscular contractions of stomach, intestine, gall bladder, ureter or uterus. The location and cause of the cramps needs to be determined to address the proper treatment. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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How do I alleviate stomach cramps?

How do I alleviate stomach cramps?

Depends on cause: This is difficult to answer because stomach cramps can represent pain from any internal abdominal organ, not just the stomach. If you have fever, tenderness to the touch, vomiting, or severe constipation call a doctor. Otherwise, low tech remedies include light exercise, heat, massage, stretching, and breathing. Otc aspirin+caffeine if menses related, otherwise simethicone, peptobismol or laxative. ...Read more

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Male with stomach cramps for weeks?

Male with stomach cramps for weeks?

So many causes: Impossible to give an answer without more info: age, other medical issues, current medications, travel, etc. However red flags are weight loss, night time symptoms, blood in stool or vomit, fevers, severe pain that lasts for more then 1 hour. See a md to get this evaluated; it could be nothing or something more serious. ...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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Hi, can ciprogen cause stomach cramps?

Hi, can ciprogen cause stomach cramps?

Very rare: Ciprogen (ciprofloxacin U.S.) can create a severe intestinal condition. If you develop: persistent diarrhea, abdominal or stomach pain/cramping inform your physician immediately. ...Read more

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What can I take severe stomach cramps?

Eval: Get evaluated. Dysmenorrhea can be caused by polyps, fibroids & adenomyosis. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your doctor’s >>>. ...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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Wondering what to do with stomach cramps?

Wondering what to do with stomach cramps?

Depends: The symptom u describe is vague. More info is needed. Full history and physical, labs, xrays, stool samples, endoscopy, etc may be needed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my stomach cramps?

Stomach cramps: Explore the causes (refer my previous response on stomach cramps) with help of your doctor, & treat those. ...Read more

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Can eating jalapeño cause stomach cramps?

Jalapeño: Spicy food can certainly cause stomach upset as well as increase acid reflux symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it easy to treat severe stomach cramps?

Is it easy to treat severe stomach cramps?

Depends: The symptom u describe is vague. More info is needed. Full history and physical, labs, xrays, stool samples, endoscopy, etc may be needed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you relieve stomach cramps from bad food?

How do you relieve stomach cramps from bad food?

Depends: Not sure what bad food means but usually ant acids and gas relievers such as gas-x help. But if these measures don't work along with avoidance of the "bad food" then a thorough GI work up by your doctor may be needed. ...Read more

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What are these frequent stomach cramps caused by?

What are these frequent stomach cramps caused by?

Depends: The symptom u describe is vague. More info is needed. Full history and physical, labs, xrays, stool samples, endoscopy, etc may be needed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Which diagnoses can you make with stomach cramps?

Stomach cramps: U have to be examined first. Some possibilities are irritable bowel syndrome, gastroenteritis, appendicitis, lactose intolerance, colitis, intestinal gas, diverticulitis, peptic ulcers, menstrual cramps, or effects of alcohol/medications/illicit drugs/food poisoning. ...Read more

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How to soothe awful stomach cramps and discomfort?

How to soothe awful stomach cramps and discomfort?

Is it from period?: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to ease stomach cramps?

Is there anything I can do to ease stomach cramps?

Depends: There are many causes of abdominal cramp, depending on the etiology, treatment can varied. Please consult your physician for proper examination, and evaluation. ...Read more

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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

= abdominal spasms that ...Read more