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Hi, my 1month old baby has stomach cramps and winds. What is the best medicine to give to him? I give telement drops. But it doesn't help

Hi, my 1month old baby has stomach cramps and winds. What is the best medicine to give to him? I give telement drops. But it doesn't help

Newborn Colic: This could be completely normal. However try: Telament drps, or Bennets colic mixture. If you are breast feeding, check that your diet is in accordance to preventing colic in baby. Check the web for these... ...Read more

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What can I do about 3 wk old baby’s stomach cramps?

What can I do about 3 wk old baby’s stomach cramps?

Colic?: This may be from a intolerance to food. If he is given formula, a trial with a hydrolyzed hypoallergenic formula may be worthwhile. If the cramps continue beyond 3-4 more days, bring him to your pediatrician. ...Read more

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13 month old baby drinks regular whole milk and have stomach cramps afterwards what other milk is good for a developing baby?

13 month old baby drinks regular whole milk and have stomach cramps afterwards what other milk is good for a developing baby?

Almond: After age one people do not need more than 16 ounces of milk a day. I am not a fn of dairy...And clearly this 13 month old is not either- it is making baby ill. I like almond, rice, coconut or hemp milk. They contain less protein than goat, soy, or cow mlik so be sure baby is also eating food. Baby should not be "drinking" his/her calories and should be eating food. ...Read more

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14 wk baby, has been on omeprazole since 6 wks & Nutramigen since 5 wks. Has stomach cramps after feeds for past 2 wks, baby is upset. Do we try neocate?

14 wk baby, has been on omeprazole since 6 wks & Nutramigen since 5 wks. Has stomach cramps after feeds for past 2 wks, baby is upset. Do we try neocate?

I wouldn't: Unless the baby is a premie or not growing, Neocate is not the formula to use. You could try Alimentum. I would discuss management with his pediatrician. Continuity of care is essential when managing an infant with a problem. ...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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What to take for stomach cramps on a trip?

What to take for stomach cramps on a trip?

Depends on cause: Without more information about your symptoms and exposure can't really target a therapy. Can try ant acids, pepto, gas-x but this is simply treating symptims without knowing the cause. ...Read more

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Can certain foods give you bad stomach cramps?

Can certain foods give you bad stomach cramps?

Yes, but: The gut and the particular foods that can cause cramps varies enormously for individuas. And for the state o the food at the time it is eaten. I believe that the style of eating is the key to prevent stomache cramps. Select good quality foods, prepare them well, sit in a relaxed settng, w people you are comfortable with, eat slowly, chew the food very well, drink some fluid every few bites. ...Read more

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Why does tea cause some people stomach cramps?

Why does tea cause some people stomach cramps?

Tea...: Stomach cramping related to tea or coffee is usually due to caffeine intake which can stimulate the gut... That is why most people feel like having a bowel movement after their morning cup of joe! ...Read more

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Why am I getting stomach cramps during exercise?

Why am I getting stomach cramps during exercise?

It depends: On what kind of exercise you are doing and what is going on inside your body. You may somehow be triggering a spasm in your intestine during your exercise, for reasons yet unknown. You need to have a doctor take a good history on you, and find out more. If you also have cramps at other times, you need evaluation by a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Can too much milk in a 3 yr cause stomach cramps?

Can too much milk in a 3 yr cause stomach cramps?

Yes: Good question. Too much of almost anything can cause upset stomach, stomach cramps or other GI issues. In addition, a balanced diet is an important way to provide all of the nutrients our bodies need, which is important for everyone, and especially a growing child. ...Read more

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Why am I experiencing stomach cramps after sex?

Why am I experiencing stomach cramps after sex?

Hard to say: Could be an infection or pelvic issue. Get checked by your doctor for more answers. Good luck ...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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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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What does it mean when u have real bad stomach cramps?

Many Causes: You need to see your md if this occurs for prolonged periods routinely. If it is occasional still many causes but check your diet. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve stomach cramps on hemo dailysis?

What can I do to relieve stomach cramps on hemo dailysis?

Stomach cramps HD: Avoid constipation. Be sure you have a daily bowel movement. Don't eat prior to dialysis. Eat light at least 90 minutes prior. Don't drink too much either. Relax during the treatment. Ask about potassium and calcium settings. Potassium removal will provoke cramps. Calcium removal will provoke cramps. ...Read more

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How can I relieve my stomach cramps without taking medication?

How can I relieve my stomach cramps without taking medication?

Lifestyle mods: Watch out for spicy and acidic foods (lemons, oranges, tomatoes). Don't gorge at meals - eat smaller, but more frequent meals. Avoid exercise and lying down right after eating or drinking. Avoid alcohol (can cause stomach irritation), caffeine and tobacco. If it's not improving on it's own, it's something you should see your doctor about. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hot sauce and spicy food give me stomach cramps. Is that common?

Hot sauce and spicy food give me stomach cramps. Is that common?

Individual variation: Different people do react differently to various foods. It would be prudent to avoid foods that give you trouble rather than taking medication to counteract the undesirable effects of some foods. ...Read more

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I've been having stomach cramps and smelly farts. What should I do?

I've been having stomach cramps and smelly farts. What should I do?

What's the cause?: Flatulence +/- cramps neither localizes your problem to the small or large bowel, nor indicates severity or cause. You have described a gut that may be dysfunctional--but is this due to infection, sibo, motility problems, inflammation, ibs, ischemic disease, maldigestion, sphincter problem, etc.? How long have your symptoms lasted, is there accompanying fever, bleeding, vomiting, tenderness, etc? ...Read more

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I'm having palpations and severe stomach cramps. What is causing this?

I'm having palpations and severe stomach cramps. What is causing this?

See a doctor: They may or may not be related. Many things can cause palpitations, often benign. Caffeine, stress, thyroid problems. Some may be serious, if associated with chest pain or shortness of breath or fainting. With severe stomach cramps as well, you should have an evaluation and find out what is the cause.. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm experiencing stomach cramps and feeling nauseous. What can I do?

Hi, I'm experiencing stomach cramps and feeling nauseous. What can I do?

Hard to know.: We’d need to know more about your symptoms before we could hazard a guess as to what’s going on. Vomiting? Diarrhea? Fevers? Where are the abdominal cramps? Truth be told, if you’re having trouble keeping any food down, you should be seen in an emergency room for testing and IV fluids at least. ...Read more

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What to do for stomach cramps when the food is associated with salmonella?

What to do for stomach cramps when the food is associated with salmonella?

Hot water bottle: Can lessen the cramps associated with bacterial diarrhea. It is not a good idea to use Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) or other drugs to slow down the diarrhea which can make the disease worse. ...Read more

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Keep feeling hot and getting bad stomach cramps, could this be a winter bug?

Keep feeling hot and getting bad stomach cramps, could this be a winter bug?

Hard to tell: These are generally non-specific symptoms...It could be many things. In order to determine the cause and appropriate treatment, you should see your family doc for a good history and physical exam... ...Read more

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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

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