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I have severe stomach cramps every time I eat. And it doesn't matter what I eat. What is the cause of this or what can I do?

I have severe stomach cramps every time I eat. And it doesn't matter what I eat. What is the cause of this or what can I do?

Go see your DR and: Get checked for stomach irritation, gallbladder problem etc. U may take otc Omeprazole and antacids & cut down on caffeine, soda, spicy foods, orange juice etc. Let your dr make the final diagnosis. ...Read more

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I do feel hungry, but get nauseous every time I try to eat so I can never finish food. I sometimes get stomach cramps too. It's been months. I'm not preg?

I do feel hungry, but get nauseous every time I try to eat so I can never finish food. I sometimes get stomach cramps too. It's been months. I'm not preg?

Peptic ulcers: It sounds like you are suffering from peptic ulcer disease ie excessive acid production. The risk factors for this are : Stress, Alcohol, Fizzy drinks, Spicy food, Coffee. Anti-inflammatory meds. You need to minimise these risk factors and then consider anti-acid meds. ...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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Is it normal to get stomach cramps everytime I need to bm?

Is it normal to get stomach cramps everytime I need to bm?

May be: Some light cramping before a bowel movement may not be abnormal. People with irritable bowel syndrome may have cramps with an urgent need to move their bowels and have diarrhea shortly after eating a meal. In normal people any cramping should be mild (gastrocolic reflex) and the bowel movement itself is usually normal and not very loose. An antispasmodic medication like bentyl (dicyclomine) can prevent cramps. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has been having stomach cramps for a few days. She's currently on the patch. She changes it on the day she should every time. Cause?

My girlfriend has been having stomach cramps for a few days. She's currently on the patch. She changes it on the day she should every time. Cause?

Blood clots: Any estrogen containing med can increase the risk of blood clots. Severe abdominal pain is a symptom that deserves further evaluation in someone using the patch. Some women stop using condoms when on birth control, which can increase the risk of stds & pelvic infections. Have you been faithful? Has she? ...Read more

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After I eat I get stomach cramps for about 20min.?

After I eat I get stomach cramps for about 20min.?

Hyperactive bowel: People who complain of stomach cramps usually have abdominal cramps. This could be as benign as an active gastro colic reflex which is usually associated with some bowel activity or some delay in gastric emptying. ...Read more

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What should you eat when you have bad stomach cramps?

What should you eat when you have bad stomach cramps?

Water or nothing?: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease ; even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're appropriately anxious about it and should seek help from ur doctor. ...Read more

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Please answer! What 'pre-prepared supermarket meals' can I eat if I have stomach cramps?

Please answer! What 'pre-prepared supermarket meals' can I eat if I have stomach cramps?

Clear liquids?: The possibilities as to cause are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease & even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Evaluation may be the key to treatment. ...Read more

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Every time I do excessive bending over for work, guaranteed after half an hour, I will get stomach cramps and diarrhoea and then the pain is gone?

Every time I do excessive bending over for work, guaranteed after half an hour, I will get stomach cramps and diarrhoea and then the pain is gone?

Bending/cramping/BM: Does it happen when not at work? Consider evaluation for gallbladder / gastritis w/ H. pylori, -irritated by bending. Rarely carcinoid. May benefit from CT abdomen/ pelvis to assess gallbladder, pancreas, and lymph nodes and then may need colonsocopy and /or small bowel follow through to look at bowel. May also be anxiety., irritable bowel F/u w/ gastroenterologist ...Read more

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What can cause stomach cramps? For the last two days, I have been getting sharp pains in my stomach about a half hour after I eat anything. This is very painful, and I would love to know what might be causing these stomach cramps.

What can cause stomach cramps? For the last two days, I have been getting sharp pains in my stomach about a half hour after I eat anything. This is very painful, and I would love to know what might be causing these stomach cramps.

If: If you are experiencing sharp pains in your stomach after eating you should be evaluated by your doctor right away. Stomach pain or cramps can mean many different things. You may be dealing with a stomach ulcer, gastritis, lactose intolerance, food allergy, irritable bowel, amongst many other things. You can expect your doctor to perform blood, urine, and stool tests depending on the exact nature of your problem. Remember this is not normal and should be investigated and treated right away. Good luck! ...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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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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What's wrong if u eat something and goes through your bowels like its not digesting and turns into watery diarrehea and stomach cramps?

What's wrong if u eat something and goes through your bowels like its not digesting and turns into watery diarrehea and stomach cramps?

Watery Diarrhea: Watery diarrhea is a condition that needs attention because it can result in dehydration fairly quickly. Their may be many causes for stomach cramps and diarrhea such as viral infection (which is probably the leading cause). If drinking liquids does not keep you hydrated, seek attention from a doctor who can give you intravenous fluids and help diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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I am having stomach issues. I am unable to eat anything with out feeling sick to my stomach, bloating and having severe stomach cramps and pains. I?

Sexually active?: Time for a pregnancy test. Any history of constipation? Normal is to have a BM every day.Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) is a good way to get cleaned out. Follow instructions. Anything more complicated will require a medical consultation. ...Read more

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Worried about my son he cannot eat tells me he is getting choking feeling when he eats. He also has stomach cramps when he eats worried what is wrong?

Worried about my son he cannot eat tells me he is getting choking feeling when he eats. He also has stomach cramps when he eats worried what is wrong?

Possibly food allerg: Possibly he may have food allergy. Especially choking sensation could be a marker of life threatening allergy reaction called angioedema. Better be checked by allergist for the cause ...Read more

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I have diahhria and I feel dizzy every time I get up and I have stomach cramps?

I have diahhria and I feel dizzy every time I get up and I have stomach cramps?

Dehydration: Diarrhea can lead to dehydration, electrolyte imbalance and dizziness. Try to slow the diarrhea with anti-diarrhea medications eg. Imodium (loperamide) and low residue diet eg. Brat (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast) and re-hydrate with water, and/or electrolyte containing sports drinks. If your symptoms don't stop see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I get stomach cramps when I eat bananas. I wasn't allergic to them before.

Why do I get stomach cramps when I eat bananas. I wasn't allergic to them before.

Could be allergic: It is possible to become allergic to a food as an adult. Allergy testing helps to determine if it is an allergy or intolerance. Any food that causes untoward symptoms should be avoided at least until allergy can be ruled out by appropriate testing. ...Read more

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After eating several blueberries I developed stomach cramps? I eat blueberries daily and this is the first time. Why?

After eating several blueberries I developed stomach cramps? I eat blueberries daily and this is the first time. Why?

I think: Maybe it was contaminated by microbes, especially if days from harvesting (Not fresh). Please avoid it and dispose the residuals. ...Read more

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When I eat my stomach would rumble and would have a lot of wind. Sometimes stomach cramps but only the odd time. Could this be ibs?

When I eat my stomach would rumble and would have a lot of wind. Sometimes stomach cramps but only the odd time. Could this be ibs?

Could be but...: You need to get a full work up before your doctor can diagnose you with IBS. It is usually a diagnosis of exclusion when no biological cause can be found for your symptoms. Indigestion and occasional change in bowel habits are common and doesn’t mean you have IBS. You can also keep a food journal and see if certain foods tend to produce these symptoms more than others. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps every time after eating? Taking alverine and mebeverine but still suffer with pains.

U must be seeing a: Gastroenterologist. You could have an undiagnosed anxiety issue. Do you sleep at night, have anxiety attacks. Losing weight. If so Mirtazapine at night mat help. Make sure you regulate acid by a trial of omeprazole. Good luck. ...Read more

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Very painful stomach cramps everytime before passing stool. Started few months back. Recently had abnormal cells papsmear. Any relation?

Very painful stomach cramps everytime before passing stool. Started few months back. Recently had abnormal cells papsmear. Any relation?

Not likely: The pain before your bowel movement could be irritable bowel syndrome or some other colon issue. Some women do have pain with bowel movement with endometriosis as well. Your abnormal cells are usually related to hpv infection and/or use of tobacco. If you had invasive cervical cancer certainly that could cause rectal pain, but that doesn't sound like your situation. ...Read more

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I have been having some bad stomach cramps anytime I eat or drink something, my stool is soft and a very light green color. Is worth being worried?

I have been having some bad stomach cramps anytime I eat or drink something, my stool is soft and a very light green color. Is worth being worried?

Diet diary: Keep a diet diary to see if you can determine what food is causing the cramps. The green color of your stool may be due to iron in your diet if no results, consult a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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When I eat I get crippling stomach cramps within 10mins which last upto 30mins. Doesn't seem to matter what I eat. I also suffer Achalasia. Any ideas?

When I eat I get crippling stomach cramps within 10mins which last upto 30mins. Doesn't seem to matter what I eat. I also suffer Achalasia. Any ideas?

Esophagus: It is probably due to esophageal spasms or food getting stuck in the esophagus likely from your achalasia. I would let your doctor know as there are procedures they can do to relieve the pain. Also try eating slower and taking smaller bites. ...Read more

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Very foul smelling diahreah and stomach cramps no matter what I eat. Also diahreah is very warm/hot when I go otherwise ok doc said flu but I doubt it?

Very foul smelling diahreah and stomach cramps no matter what I eat. Also diahreah is very warm/hot when I go otherwise ok doc said flu but I doubt it?

Food Poison vs Flu: You either have a reaction to food, or as we call it food poisoning or you have the stomach flu. In both cases these are short lived problems and often clear on their own. ...Read more

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Been nauseous last 2 days when I eat or drink. Accompanied by stomach cramps and gas. What's going on?

Been nauseous last 2 days when I eat or drink. Accompanied by stomach cramps and gas. What's going on?

Gastroenteritis: The most common cause of these symptoms is a viral infection - gastroenteritis. It usually lasts anywhere from 2-7 days. Stay hydrated and eat bland foods that don't aggravate the stomach cramps. ...Read more

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I've also had nauseating lower/mid back pain from eating bananas. My stomach cramps up. I can eat dried bananas no problem though...

I've also had nauseating lower/mid back pain from eating bananas. My stomach cramps up. I can eat dried bananas no problem though...

Avoid bananas: If eating bananas gives you problems, avoid those. Nature has provided us with many other fruits.
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.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is it possible to first experience side effects after a week of being on doxycycline? I suddenly have bad unexplained stomach cramps whenever I eat.

Is it possible to first experience side effects after a week of being on doxycycline? I suddenly have bad unexplained stomach cramps whenever I eat.

Possible: Doxycycline can certainly cause gut upset and it may begin several days after beginning treatment. This may occur if you aren't always careful to take with bland food and adequate liquid. Spicy food, empty stomach makes stomach cramps more likely. But avoid antacids which can bind the antibiotic & keep it from being absorbed. If symptoms persist, though check with your doctor! ...Read more

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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

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