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I have the mirena (levonorgestrel) coil fitted and the threads seem longer, i've had intermittent stomach cramps could it have moved?

I have the mirena (levonorgestrel) coil fitted and the threads seem longer, i've had intermittent stomach cramps could it have moved?

It's possible: It's difficult to tell the location of your iud solely by the length of the strings. It's possible that it has descended or is even in the process of being expelled. You should schedule an appointment with your doctor. He or she can do a pelvic examination and perform an ultrasound to confirm its location. Use a backup method of birth control just to be safe until your appointment. ...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 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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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 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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I keep getting stomach cramps ever couple of week?

See your dr: May have ibs , lactose intolerant, celiac etc. A full history and physical will help narrow it down. Labs xrays stool sample may be needed. Occasionally a colonoscopy is done as well. ...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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Why do I get bad horrible all over stomach cramps?

Why do I get bad horrible all over stomach cramps?

Hard to say: Some people will have intestinal or menstrual cramps. If cleared by a gastroenterologist with laparascopy, colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy, perhaps the diagnosis of irritable bowel needs to be entertained? ...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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I recently have stomach cramps if i lay on my side stomach or back why?

I recently have stomach cramps if i lay on my side stomach or back why?

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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I ate something bad and the last 48 hours I have very painful stomach cramps and I am constitpated?

I ate something bad and the last 48 hours I have very painful stomach cramps and I am constitpated?

Taking peptobisml: And/ or maalox/ mylanta, and drinking lots of water with prune juice should help. Follow up with ur dr for persistence of symptoms. Take care! ...Read more

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I have stomach cramps almost every night at the same time. But it's only at night that i get them. What is it?

I have stomach cramps almost every night at the same time. But it's only at night that i get them. What is it?

Stomach cramps: Many possibilties. May be your diet and when you eat, and what you eat. May be medication or birth control pills etc. May be supplements. Please send more info. ...Read more

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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 have been getting stomach cramps on the lower left side for almost 12 hours. What can be the cause and how can I relief it?

I have been getting stomach cramps on the lower left side for almost 12 hours. What can be the cause and how can I relief it?

Get it checked out: There can be a lot of things causing left lower abdominal pain including constipation, infection, colitis, kidney stone, bladder stone, and many more. The only way to tell is with a careful history and examination. Also some tests like x-rays, ct scans, and/or blood tests may be needed to narrow it down. 12 hours is a long time. Go see a doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more

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Why im i gettin cramps as if my pierod is coming but im not due it for 12 days? I have been havin on n off stomach cramps for a few days? Normal?

Cannot diagnose: Although this may relate to your menstrual periods that is not a guarantee. If this keeps up you should be seen by a doctor and evaluated thoroughly. Good luck. ...Read more

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I ate yoghurt expired by a few days,I hv bn having stomach cramps having a pulling letting go feeling for a few days now.Plz help with home remedies?

I ate yoghurt expired by a few days,I hv bn having stomach cramps having a pulling letting go feeling for a few days now.Plz help with home remedies?

Hydrate!: I'm sorry this isn't a home remedy but I advise you to drink a lot of fluids to flush out your system. Some say that lemon also helps ease the abdominal pain and cramps so that is something you could try but no medicine behind that. ...Read more

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After a week without hardly eating, I'm slowly intaking bland foods, will that cause me to have stomach cramps because my stomach is not use to foods?

After a week without hardly eating, I'm slowly intaking bland foods, will that cause me to have stomach cramps because my stomach is not use to foods?

Hydrate, hydrate 1st: We don't have enough information to know why you're not eating, or don't eat. So the safest route is to always to be hydrated, Especially with your history of gastroesophageal reflux disease, because if you haven't eaten for about a week, and are introducing bland food, you really need to also be hydrated during/between your bouts of not eating. Please discuss this with your PCP, your doctor. ...Read more

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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

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