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Intestinal Cramps Treatment
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Horrible intestinal cramps for the past two days along with a complete muddy emptying of my bowels and now have a green mucous discharge what is it?
There are many:
causes of crampy diarrhea.Viral gastroenteritis and food poisoning are 2 very common causes.
Initially,this is best managed by changing your diet to clear liquids( lots of) and when hungry,eat only simple carbs like potatoes,rice,toast.If diarrhea and cramps persist for 48 or more hours,c ur doc. ...Read more
Why do I get severe lower intestinal cramps after taking just 1 500mg Tylenol? Happens 8-10 hours after I take it every time. Don't take often either.
There's no clear: link between taking Tylenol and the symptoms you describe. High doses of Tylenol in healthy people can cause liver damage. Normal doses in people with liver problems can cause further damage. However, the liver is in the right upper part of the abdomen, not the lower part. The pain needs to be dealt with as if these two events were simply coincidental. ...Read more
It depends...: For constipation, metamucil (bulking fiber) + stool softener is a good daily regimen. For intestinal spasm, Hyoscyamine can cut excess saliva/ drooling and reduce spasm. For nausea, consider ondansetron, dimenhydrinate, or promethazine. For bloating/ gas pain/ gastritis, simethicone +/- antacid liquid works well. Ask your neurologist for a med regimen tailored for you. Good luck! ...Read more
Usually eggs: not usually from cerealGet a more detailed answer ›
Something he ate: Most likely is something he ate and is having GI symptoms. Foods are not cook the same way. If symptoms persist he should see a dr. ...Read more
Can oxycodone cause intestinal cramps? How can I fix this if the oxycodone is the only one works in my endometriosis pain?
Do i seem depressed for a long time now about a year now I have been feeling like I am just getting in peoples way i get intestinal cramps i can't seem to be able to remember where i place something right after moving it not but 5 minuets beforehand i see
Hello. You could be depressed. Symptoms of depression can include angry, sad, fearful or anxious mood. You could be sleeping too much or not sleeping enough. Your appetite could be very heavy or very low. Feelings of guilt and liking yourself are less can occur. You may feel helpless or hopeless. Cocentration and memory can be impacted. You may be isolating from others and just not enjoying life. Your motivation levels and energy level could have dropped. Suicidal thoughts can occur in some people.
Here's an important question? Have you deployed with oif or oef? Many of your symptoms could also be consistent with ptsd. You have an increased startle reflex and you are irritable. Your intermediate memory is poor. Other symptoms can include hypervigilance (not just being situationally aware); being constantly in fight or flight mode, nightmares, inability to sleep, being afraid to sleep; avoiding any thing (people, places, things or situations) that reminds you of past really upsetting trauma; fighting to push away thoughts or feelings about traumatic things.
A lot of marines think that seeing a shrink will end their career. That really isn't so. If you have a really severe problem that doesn't improve with treatment then it could impact your career. However, depression and ptsd are really common problems in the corps. The important thing is to get help. If you are having suicidal thoughts you need to let your command know and get help asap.You are in kaneohe, and there are good mental health services available both with the navy and at tripler. I hope you get help.
Thank you for your service to our country. Take care. ...Read more
Intestinal cramps & gas for years. Turned worst few months ago. Had barium enema 1 week ago & pain is better, still have gas
Gas/cramps: Bloating, cramps, and fullness may reflect diet (check your fiber intake), alterations in the population of healthy gut flora we each carry, food intolerances, maldigestion due to problems of the small intestine, pancreas, or biliary tree, changes in GI motility (how well your GI tract mixes and moves food along), various infections, and even irritable bowel syndrome. Additional testing is easy. ...Read more
Why do I have very painful cramps, nausea, occasional vomiting, bowel spasms, diarrhea, painful trapped gas and feel feverish first day of my period?
Ans: Well you are very young brakes up to age of 21 for the period to regulate itself symptoms not uncommon. If contine then see your do actor to be sure all symtoms are related to your period ...Read more
No diaherra but positive for c diff toxin b. Do i need treatment? Most i get is mild cramps. & slight temp. 99.8. For a bit then normal
Doctors advice: Not sure where the disconnect is here. We are not here to provide treatment or to interfere with the doctor providing you care. Asking us the asme question over and over is unnecessary. Take the medicine your physician recommends and be done with this. You have an infection and a fever! ...Read more
Depends: What is the cause of the strictures? If it is from adhesions, the scar tissue is removed. If it is from something unusual like carcinoid tumor, then bowel resection. If from crohn's disease, then sometimes bowel resection or stricturoplasty. Stricture of colon from diverticulitis would need colon resection. Etc. ...Read more
"Intestinal"swelling: When you say "swelling" are you relating your abdominal circumference to feelings of distension, fluid retention, constipation, overeating? What evidence do you have the problem is intestinal? Over what period of time have you noted swelling (acute/chronic/recurrent)? What are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver disease, gut problems...)? What evaluation have you had to date? ...Read more
Abdominal cramps: First we need to find the cause for the cramps, Treatment is base don the diagnosis. ...Read more
Don't eat them!: You would have to eat a huge number of flax seeds for them to cause a partial obstruction. You need to consider alternative causes. The treatment would be the same for any partial small bowel obstruction - NG tube to decompress the stomach, no eating, and the tincture of time. Surgery only if it does not resolve with conservative measures. ...Read more
My neighbor has difficulties in writing, perhaps it's writer's cramp/dystonia. What do you suggest for treatment?
Overuse Syndrome: If this is an acute problem then the treatment is complete rest of the muscles that are not working well. If this is a chronic problem then getting to a hand specialist is the next step. ...Read more
6 hours following severe cramps, I passed a large mass of tissue connected to a "stem", vaginally. Any ideas what it is or possible treatment? I'm 31
Read(wikipedia) that cremaster muscle can experience spasms/cramps which can b chronic& debilitating in adlt males, treatment may involve botox, true?
Botox for spasms: Botox is used for temporary relief of muscle spasms/contractions and has been used commonly in facial aesthetics to treat deep frown lines, to treat migraines and hyperhidrosis (increased sweating in armpit areas). So, it can be used for the cremaster if other treatments have been availed without success or benefit. ...Read more
Menstrual cramps?: There are a number of things you can help with cramps. Omega 3 fatty acid and magnesium supplementation can be beneficial. Avoid excessive sugar and low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food and avoid processed foods containing extra salt. Reduce caffeine and alcohol use. Stay physically active. Acupuncture and acupressure are really effective as well. See below. ...Read more