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Mid Abdominal Cramps
I have mid upper abdominal spasm, cramps trapped gas and burning stomach and esophagus sensation just right under the rib cage over 1 year?
Many symptoms: You must see your Primary doctor as soon as possible. Your doctor will get your medical history, examine you, and almost certainly order lab data. She/he may also order an xray! Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
I have pain under my ribs and mid-abdomen, like cramps. It's been 2 days. What can it be? Thank you!
Explanation : To give you professional advice we need additional information: how long, how strong this pain, related to food and what kind of food , or related to cough or bowel movement Think it over, and if pain will be worse you need to see a doctor. Do you have other symptoms like nausea, vomiting or diarrhea? doctor need to know all of these for making any decision. If it bad you may need to go to ER ...Read more
I am having severe pains in the mid section of my abdomen & severe cramps in my vaginal are what could this be?
Describing spasms: This sounds like cramping in your mid to lower abdomen. Likely causes would be 1. Constipation with hard stool stretching the bowel as it moves along. 2. Ovulation, if you are midway in your cycle. 3. Menstrual cramping if that time of the month. 4. Pelvic infection-pid, tubal preg; ovarian cysts. Rx's: water 10 cups/day + 5-10 prunes, no soda's/caffeine for the bowel. Add fiber to diet walk. ...Read more
What is this cramping two days after cycle and now to add to cramps I have random twitching in lower mid abdomen?
Could be intestines: It might be your intestines talking to you. Sometimes when they are irritated they can cause what feels like cramping. Gas moving around in the intestines can also feel somewhat like random twitching with the gas bubbles moving around at random times and creating that kind of feeling. Are you having loose stools or diarrhea as well? Have you changed your diet recently? Are you stressed? ...Read more
Had unprotected sex and 3 days after extreme cramps in right mid-section of abdomen and feel a hard ball navel area. Am I pregnant?
Not likely: if you are pregnant from this unprotected episode. However you could be pregnant from previous unprotected episodes if it has been a couple of months. When was your last menstrual period? The "hard ball" could be anything from a hernia, a knot or bruise in your muscles, a lymph node or skin infection. Take a couple of pregnancy tests 2 weeks apart and find out. ...Read more
Stomach spasms for 24 hours in mid to lower abdomen. Also mild cramps on right side abdomen. Not sure if I should take Zantac (ranitidine). ?
Stomach cramps right: I think you should see and ER or doctor/urgent care today, as with cramping on right side think appendicitis. Could also be ovarian cyst, mass, UTI, right diverticula ( which is rarer) kidney stone (especially if back pain). But since appendicitis is emergency would follow up w/ doc/ ER today. ...Read more
Extremely sharp abdominal pains, bloating, cramps, either when I eat or if I haven't eaten in a while, and now mid back pain and discomfort? Help
Cramps, fatigue and backache on cycle day 22? Hi, I have a normal 28 to 30 day cycle. I don't usually experience many symptoms mid-cycle, but this month im extremely fatigued, cramping (starting on my lower left side them my entire lower abdomen, similar
It : It could be hormonal imbalance, or it could be separate from a gynecological issue and be a gastro-intestinal issue. If your bowels have been irregular it can cause cramping as well. If your period is late however, take a pregnancy test to be sure. Some women do get pregnancy symptoms very early so it is a possibility. ...Read more
I've also had nauseating lower/mid back pain from eating bananas. My stomach cramps up. I can eat dried bananas no problem though...
Avoid bananas: If eating bananas gives you problems, avoid those. Nature has provided us with many other fruits. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
What can cause chronic diarrhea, crampy pain in right mid abdomen accompanied by a rash all over the body?
My upper abdomen cramps/hurts badly some times or in the middle of the night. The frequency is getting higher. What's wrong?
Many things: It doesn't say how old you are, and we would need a lot more info to help you. Could you be pregnant? Are you constipated? Have you been ill? Could you have an std? Is your period due/overdue? Have you had abnormal (or no) pap smears? Has there been a change in your bowel movements? Many things can cause lower abdomen cramping/pain. Give us more info and maybe we can help. Or see your md. ...Read more
Here are some...: Did this happen only after holding urine for a long time with pain or every time after urination? To deduce why you felt such, an effort to analyze the detailed history of all symptoms + findings of physical exam + testing as needed is needed. How? Follow suggestion in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html. Together, most likely, possible conclusion will come. ...Read more
Hi I have had abdomen cramps/ pain for over 1 week this pain is relieved when I go to the toilet, the pain is not severe. I've had no other symptoms
TNTC: causes of abdominal pain are Too Numerous To Count (TNCT). If you continue to have the pain, I suggest seeking out medical care. The potential causes, include diet, lifestyle, stressors, infection, inflammation, etc etc. Consult with your physician for more information and best of health to you. ...Read more
My wife got menstrual on 19th feb, we started regular sex from 26to5 (to concieve) now she is feeling abdomen cramps & pain. Is it sign of preganancy?
Not from this cycle: You had intercourse from cycle day 7 to cycle day 14. In a 28 cycle ovulation usually takes place on cycle day 14. Would only have conceived four days ago, so likely not pregnancy related symptoms from this cycle. Ovarian cysts or an abnormal pregnancy from last cycle should be ruled out. Call your doctor if pain significant or she now has a positive home pregnancy test. ...Read more