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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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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Is there anything I can do to ease the pain?

Is there anything I can do to ease the pain?

What pain? Where?: Please give more details. There's not enough information to answer this question. Pain can be physical or mental, acute or chronic, due to injury or disease. Ask again, but keep it brief but complete. There are only 150 character spaces allowed for posting questions, including punctuation and spaces. ...Read more

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Is there something i can do to reduce bloating from my period?

Is there something i can do to reduce bloating from my period?

Bloating: Bloating prior to or during your period is due to fluid retention & slower digestion (constipation). To decrease bloating avoid salt intake (including prepackaged foods), increase water intake (to flush the body & reduce constipation), consider magnesium or calcium supplements (with your dr’s approval) or otc meds that include a diuretic such as midol. Exercise and birth control pills may help. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to help my headaches?

Is there anything i can do to  help my headaches?

See below: You might benefit to see headache specialist to decide what kind of the headache do you have. In certain cases imaging studies of the head might be necessary. If this is normal, there are options for the prescription and non prescription medications which will reduce the frequency and severety of the headache. ...Read more

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Having stomach trouble from anti-inflammatory (arthrotec) for arthritis. Is there anything I can do to ease my stomach cramps and gas?

Having stomach trouble from anti-inflammatory (arthrotec) for arthritis. Is there anything I can do to ease my stomach cramps and gas?

NSAIDs with food: All NSAID anti-inflammatory meds (such as advil (ibuprofen) & motrin) can cause stomach irritation. Using smallest effective dose, and taking with food can help. Taking with another "antacid" can also help - arthotec is already a combination rx. You may wish to try another nsiad. There are also other medications for arthritis still hurting if nsaids fail. Lastly, consider non-traditinoal tx eg: acupuncture. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to get rid of period pain?

Is there anything I can do to get rid of period pain?

Options: 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 can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do now to help ease my bone pain?

Is there anything I can do now to help ease my bone pain?

Bone pain: You ned to check why you have bone pain, wether osteoprosis or bone disease or vitamin d/ calcium defeciency or in some cases malignancy, so you please check with your pcp for certain tests and ocasionally Miacalcin (salmon calcitonin) is used for bone pain secondary to osteoprosis. ...Read more

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Wondering if there is anything I can do to make my gas stink less?

Wondering if there is anything I can do to make my gas stink less?

DEVROM: Consider purchase of Devrom chewable tablets or capsules. You can find them on line. You might also try an enzyme product such as Beano when you eat foods that tend to cause stinky gas (beans, cruciferous veggies -like cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower). Also regular exercise can help speed up the evacuation of the bowels so there is less time for the gas to be created. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do at home to relieve back pains?

Improve posture: Some times simple things go a long way; correcting your posture while you sit like sitting up straight while you drive or in office chair will help you. Simple neck exercises of neck stretching; your chin reaches your chest and stretch your head back all the way and to shoulders, do this ten times a day. Lie on your back and put your feet on a raised object till you feel your lower back rests. ...Read more

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What can I do about very bad stomach cramps or pain and what can I do about period pain naturally.

What can I do about very bad stomach cramps or pain and what can I do about period pain naturally.

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. Cyclic pelvic pain could be endometriosis or a variety of other gynecologic causes ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to ease constipation whilst trying to conceive?

Is there anything I can do to ease constipation whilst trying to conceive?

Exercise and fiber: Consume more fiber and exercise regularly will help move the train along. I am curious as to while trying to conceive makes you constipated? ...Read more

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I get really bad period cramps is there anything i can do to make it hurt less other then taking medicine?

I get really bad period cramps  is there anything i can do to make it hurt less other then taking medicine?

Period pain TX:: warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. 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 can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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I have swelling of legs when its hot, is there anything I can do to help me?

I have swelling of legs when its hot, is there anything I can do to help me?

Edema management: Stay hydrated stay cool stay out of the heat elevate legs above level of heart while resting lower sodium intake wear therapeutic compression hosiery. ...Read more

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Is there anything I could do to minimize getting tummy pains all the time? I know I can change my diet a bit but any medications I can take for it?

Is there anything I could do to minimize getting tummy pains all the time? I know I can change my diet a bit but any medications I can take for it?

Abdominal pains.: The proper management of your pains would depend on cause. If your pains are persistent and have not relented with conservative measures, then investigations would be needed - perhaps an ultrasound or CT of the abdomen along with some blood testing. ...Read more

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I been having severe bloating and stomach pain should I go to the ER or is there something else i can do to relieve it?

Gastritis: You may be experiencing gastritis or possibly even a viral gastroenteritis. Instead of going to the er and using emergency services, visit your physician or go to a walk in clinic to be assesed.. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to decrease my appetite?

Is there anything i can do to decrease my appetite?

Appetite: The most natural is water, but there are many appetite suppressing herbs and medicines as well. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to help make the pain from constipation more bearable?

Deal with the cause: Have your thryoid hormones checked. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables, including prunes...Especially prunes. Do not eat any processed food. Cook all your own food from scratch. Drink lots of water. Take one tablespoon of mineral oil twice a day. ...Read more

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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

= abdominal spasms that ...Read more