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

I have the mirena 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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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

Stomach cramps is also known as Cramping abdominal pain. Stomach cramps or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe cramps ...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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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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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 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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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 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 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 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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My boyfriend is experiencing stomach cramps. What can he do?

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My boyfriend is experiencing stomach cramps. What can he do?

Maalox: May try 2 tablespoon of maalox. If no relief may want to discuss visiting your physician. ...Read more