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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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How to alleviate diarrhea cramps.

How to alleviate diarrhea cramps.

Take hyosciamine: Take hyosciamine, reduce solid food intake, drink plenty of fluids - pedialyte or gatoraid. ...Read more

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How to relieve stomach gas?

How to relieve stomach gas?

A few methods: There is no easy answer here but a few suggestions: 1. Swallow less air. This is best achieved by eating slower, not talking when eating, and eating less temperature hot foods (when food is hot we inhale a lot of air to cool it down) 2. If this doesn't help, simethicone (gas-x) can help dissolve gas particles and make gas easier to pass 3. If still a problem see a GI doctor or pcp. ...Read more

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How can I handle painful stomach cramps and spasms?

How can I handle painful stomach cramps and spasms?

Alarm signs to check: Recurrent abdominal crampy discomfort is 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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How to help upset stomach due to pill?

How to help upset stomach due to pill?

Try ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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How to treat stomach ache?

How to treat stomach ache?

Depends on cause: There are many causes of stomach aches. Acid reflux can be treated with antacids and acid reducers. Ginger ale, flat, can be helpful. Constipation can cause stomach aches, and treating with a laxative can help. Any severe stomach ache should be seen by a health professional. ...Read more

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Help, what to take for sore stomach and bowel?

Help, what to take for sore stomach and bowel?

Could use some help: Hard to pinpoint a response, since your question is so nonspecific. You may want to consider: what you ate at the time, the location of your symptoms, associated distress (like flu or 'stomach bug'), exposures to sick individuals, stressors. Definitely see your doctor if symptoms worsen or persist. ...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 dont 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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How to treat stomach ache due to indigestion and bloated, nausea and vomiting?

How to treat stomach ache due to indigestion and bloated, nausea and vomiting?

Indigestion: There are many causes that can result in symptoms you describe. First thing you should try is an over the counter antacid or acid suppressant such as zantac (ranitidine). However, if the symptom persists, or progresses despite these measures, you should go see a doctor for a form evaluation. ...Read more

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How to remove bad stomach ache and cramps from your period?

How to remove bad stomach ache and cramps from your period?

Period pain: Nsaids work to an extent. Start with Ibuprofen or alleve otc. Heat also can help. ...Read more

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How to deal with diarrhea and stomach cramps during ovulation?

How to deal with diarrhea and stomach cramps during ovulation?

Check endometriosis: Some women have significant pain, cramping, diarrhea w/ovulation, it is not particularly common. Rec. See ob/gyn to make sure that you do not have endometriosis–a disease where the inner lining of the uterus has covers internal organs and bowel with tiny dots uterus lining. It is not only painful, but can cause infertility and other problems. At your age, checking for cancer is important too. ...Read more

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How can you treat gassy/hunger pains in your stomach?

How can you treat gassy/hunger pains in your stomach?

See your doctor: With these types of symptoms, you need to see your doctor for a personal evaluation to see what's going on. ...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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What can I do to soothe cramps?

Dysmenorrhea: Dysmenorrhea is pain during menstruation that interfere with your daily activities.It can give you cramps starting before and during menstruation.Sometimes it can be due to certain medical conditiond like endometriosis and some other.But if there is no other condition it is called primary dysmenorrhea.You need to see your gynecologist, there are various meds to treat this condition. ...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.
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What can I do to relieve stomach cramps during hemo dialysis?

What can I do to relieve stomach cramps during hemo dialysis?

Cramps during HD: Do not gain more than 3 liters or kg between sessions; know calcium and potassium levels; if these drop too low with HD, cramping occurs; also, know bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) setting on machine for you - too high can induce cramping; talk to nephrologist and dietitian; and avoid constipation. ...Read more

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How to ease cramps?

How to ease cramps?

Add Magnesium: Most of us are deficient in magnesium and calcium. Get a chelated form of magnesium that is less likely to affect bowel function like magnesium glycinate which is the best absorbed. Start with two caps 2 x daily and increase as needed. Add some calcium citrate to that - 500-1000mg 2 times daily. Dietary - avoid smoking, caffeine , and alcohol which can wrosen them. ...Read more

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What to do for stomach aches and gas?

What to do for stomach aches and gas?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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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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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?

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?

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?

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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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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What can i use for stomach cramps and pain?

What can i use for stomach cramps and pain?

Antispasmodic : Antispasmodics eg Buscopan will assist abdominal cramps. ...Read more

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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 dont 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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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)

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