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What is a home remedy for stomach cramps in a child without diarrhea nor vomiting?

What is a home remedy for stomach cramps in a child without diarrhea nor vomiting?

Depends on cause.: There are many things that can give a child cramps, ranging from constipation, lactose intolerance, and gas to recurrent abdominal pain of childhood. Please have your child seen by his/her doctor to determine the cause; once you have a diagnosis, then appropriate treatment can be determined. ...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


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Dioerreha 3 times last Mon and 9 times this Mon with stomach cramps +mucus . Loose stools every day. Didn't go both Sundays could it be conspiation?

Dioerreha 3 times last Mon and 9 times this Mon with stomach cramps +mucus  . Loose stools every day. Didn't go both Sundays could it be conspiation?

Diarrhea: There are many causes of diarrhea. This does not sound like constipation. Yours is associated with cramping and mucus. As this has been going on for 2 weeks, see your doctor for further evaluation to help sort out the cause. All the best and thank you for using Health Tap. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps and diarhea for 4 days. Creamy yellow oily loose stools. What does this mean?

Stomach cramps and diarhea for 4 days. Creamy yellow oily loose stools. What does this mean?

Sounds like: a fat malabsorbtion problem which can be associated with a number of enteric viral infections! Check with your Primary Medical Care Provider if symtoms persist! In the meantime avoid fatty foods!!

Hope this helps!
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Iron tablets giving me bad stomach cramps and loose stools. Is this normal and when should it pass ?

Iron tablets giving me bad stomach cramps and loose stools. Is this normal and when should it pass ?

Common side effect: What you are experiencing are common side effects of oral iron. You may try a different preparation. If you can not tolerate oral iron talk to your doctor about taking it intravenously. Intravenous treatment can be done in one sitting.
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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I have diarrhea twice in an hr for 1 day. Abdominal cramp followed by greenish brown semisolidstool. What is diagnosis n treatment? I feel very weak

I have diarrhea twice in an hr for 1 day. Abdominal cramp followed by greenish brown semisolidstool. What is diagnosis n treatment?  I feel very weak

Diarhea: You might have a course of acute gastroenteritis (mostly likely viral). Patients can present with abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, fatigue. Make sure you are well hydrated. Symptoms should only last 2-3 days. If no improvement, suggest see your local physician. ...Read more

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What is the safest treatment for non-infectious diarrhea and abdominal cramps and does black tea helpful for this situation?best regard.

What is the safest treatment for non-infectious diarrhea and abdominal cramps and does black tea helpful for this situation?best regard.

The safest: is over the counter anti-diarrhea agents ( eg: Immodium AD) which may or may not be available in your location (Chemical name is Loperamide) NOT RECOMMENDING SPECIFICALLY jsu an example>
As far as I know black Tea (eg TANNIN) may have some beneficial effect but its negligible!
Hope this helps!
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What is the best herbal treatment for diarrhea and abdominal cramps,and does probiotics beneficial for the situation?best regard.

What is the best herbal treatment for diarrhea and abdominal cramps,and does probiotics beneficial for the situation?best regard.

See answer: If this is truly irritable bowel (i.e,, no bowel inflammation has been seen), peppermint oil may be helpful especially for the crampy pain. Probiotics are a mixed bag but certain probiotics containing Bifidobacteria strains have been helpful. ...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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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 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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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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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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Diarrhoea for 3 weeks.Stomach cramps.Going about 5 times, day & night.I'm under a lot of stress right now, is it related?How can I ease my stomach?

Possibly: It may be related to stress but i would encourage you to see your physician to rule out medical causes first. Ginger is excellent for soothing an upset GI track. You can slice fresh organic ginger and let it steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes. Allow it to cool some before sipping. More importantly, get a handle on stress. Try to get at least 7.5 to 8 hours of sleep per night. How is >. ...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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Hi, I suffered with diarrhoea and stomach cramps today. Both have passed now, however when I lay down I get the urge to use the toilet is this normal?

Diarrhea: Yes this is normal and will improve soon. Eat a bland diet for a few days and drink plenty of fluids. You should be feeling back to yourself soon. ...Read more

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What can help get rid of stomach cramps followed by diarreah ?

What can help get rid of  stomach cramps followed by diarreah ?

Stomached cramp.?: It could be indigestion, gastritis , if u can try to see a GI physician for evaluation and tretment. ...Read more

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

Whats 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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Been eating dairy not using my pills have severe stomach cramps diahrea and bloody mucus 52 had colonoscopy less than year ago came out good ?

Get an exam: You may have lactose intolerance. An infectious agent is also possible. Bloody mucus is something that should be checked out. If there is a focus of cancer it can often be cured if caught early enough. I suggest discussing this with the same physician who did your colonoscopy as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have diarreha stomach cramps and when i belch it tastes like boiled eggs?

Viral Gastroenteriti: I've seen much of this recently. Usually viral-best to let your body beat it with lots of fluids and probiotics,
wash you hands a lot! like in and most important after bathroom! ...Read more

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Had diarrhoea for a week 1 month ago. Ever since, I have stomach cramps after eating, wind & on and off sickness and diarrhoea. No pattern, help?

Had diarrhoea for a week 1 month ago. Ever since, I have stomach cramps after eating, wind & on and off sickness and diarrhoea. No pattern, help?

IBS: Post infectious Irritable Bowel Syndrome is not unusual after a recent infectious diarrheal illness and gas pains should subside in 2-3 weeks after initial infection. If not see ID physician for check ...Read more

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How to cure or relieve stomach cramps after alcohol withdrawals ? Any medicication or homwe remedy or juices suggested for this problem ?

How to cure or relieve stomach cramps after alcohol withdrawals ? Any medicication or homwe remedy or juices suggested for  this  problem ?

REHAB: If you decided to quit drinking, you need to be supervised by a doctor who has experience to help people like you.
Pain in stomach in heavy drinkers might improve if you take otc prilosec. ...Read more

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I feel really ill, stomach cramps, diarrhoea and very dry, could this be heat exhaustion?

I feel really ill, stomach cramps, diarrhoea and very dry, could this be heat exhaustion?

Diarrheaand dry: Stomach cramps, diarrhea and very dry, suggest you are dehydrated, you should go to the er or your doctor you need fluids, if you are not vomiting, you can take clear liquids containing electrolytes.But if the blood test shows electrolyte abnormalities you will need IV fluids to correct dehydration. ...Read more

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After 4 months using actonel, (risedronate) am suffering stomach cramps and diahrea. Does the yearly injection bypass the stomach?

Yes: Injection versions of bisphosphonate drugs, like actonel, fosamax, boniva, (ibandronate) bypass the gut issues-mostly esophageal inflammation/irritation. Other side effects may continue. ...Read more

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Started 3days ago first day had diarhea with awful burbs second day was fine third again daihrea with stomach cramps and stool is undigest food lumps?

Started 3days ago first day had diarhea with awful burbs second day was fine third again daihrea with stomach cramps and stool is undigest food lumps?

Sit tight : How many & how frequent are your stools? Dehydration is the most important health risk. Have you had fever, recent diet change, other family members also sick? It may just clear on its own, but discuss this with your primary medical provider or specialist if not better on 48hours. ...Read more

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My stomach growls but i feel full, i also have stomach cramps and diarreah sometimes after i eat dairy and my stomach makes weird grumblings, and gas.

Important: You need a good history and exam and some basic tests to determine the cause. It can be something very simple treated with dietary modification. Or it can be something much more serious like inflammation in the intestine. So please see your pcp ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more