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I'm having lower left side stomach cramps, bearable ... But 2 weeks before my period, i'm sexually active (daily) I have been having unprotected sex.

I'm having lower left side stomach cramps, bearable ... But 2 weeks before my period, i'm sexually active (daily) I have been having unprotected sex.

Pms: Some bloating and cramping is normal during the premenstrual time of the cycle. Unusually worse symptoms can signal a problem like ovarian cyst, pregnancy issues, infection or other gyn problems. Get checked if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

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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Tues. left side stomach cramps,wed. tender breast started and this morning light pink spotting in am/brown spotting later.Took a prg test that was neg

Tues. left side stomach cramps,wed. tender breast started and this morning light pink spotting in am/brown spotting later.Took a prg test that was neg

Irregular period: Sounds like you are having some spotting between periods. This can happen to any woman. Nobody has completely regular cycles all the time. With neg pregnancy test, no real reason to worry. May take a couple of cycles to get regular again. Use a heating pad on your belly for the cramps, or try ibuprofen. ...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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Hi I have had stomach cramps for the last two days its at its worst when getting up out of a chair the pain is in my lower left hand side ?

Hi I have had stomach cramps for the last two days its at its worst when getting up out of a chair the pain  is in my lower left hand side 
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Pain: Pain in the left lower abdomen always raises the possibility of a condition called diverticulitis. This would be more likely if you had pain with eating and fever. The fact that it hurts when getting up from a chair suggests that it may be muscular in nature. Any change in your bowel movements? See your doctor if the pain gets worse or changes and fever develops. ...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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Hi, these last few days I've had lower stomach cramps that moves to my back and I feel faint. Most left more than right! Any advice? Thanks

Hi, these last few days I've had lower stomach cramps that moves to my back and I feel faint. Most left more than right! Any advice? Thanks

How is your bowels: how is your bowels , will be my first question. if you are having constipation that is your answer. in spite of your young age you have to be careful about diverticulosis. being female your ovaries might be playing big part of your problem, you might need to see a doctor for an ultrasound to make sure you are not having an ovarian cyst. apply heat pad. keep your bowels regular, hydrate yourself. ...Read more

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horrible stomach cramps on my right side that are getting worser I've gone to the ER twice they haven't found anything I'm embarrassed to go again.

 horrible stomach cramps on my right side that are getting worser I've gone to the ER twice they haven't found anything I'm embarrassed to go again.

Get Checked Again: You have been to ER twice&you were examined&were any tests done,was any medicine prescribed.What were you told the pain is due to.You are having horrible pain on right side. It can be caused by Appendicitis if lower down in rifgt side,Gall stones or Cholecystitis on upper right abdomen.There are other causes as well. I will go back to ER and ask what do they think is causing the pain&med for pain ...Read more

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What is the prevention of upper left stomach cramps after eating?

Need more detail: Difficult to answer with so little detail, but it could be acid reflux, aka gerd. Treatment would be antacids or proton pump inhibitors, if that is the cause. Also could be related to what you are eating, how fast you are eating, etc. First step would be to identify the case, they you could figure out how to prevent the cramps. ...Read more

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Is stomach cramps and diahorrea a side effect of occiptal nerve block?

Is stomach cramps and diahorrea a side effect of occiptal nerve block?

No : Your current symptoms are merely coincidental to the nerve block. You may be experiencing a gastrointestinal viral infection. Make sure your not running prolonged fever with these symptoms. ...Read more

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