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Dr. Austina Cho
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Mild Abdominal Cramps (Overview)

"crampy" discomfort in the abdomen is usually described as a squeezing sensation, that may crescendo, wax and wane, recurrently. Any quadrant of the abdomen may be involved. "mild"describes the intensity of distress as low-grade.


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It common to have random mild abdominal cramps that go away after a few minutes?

It common to have random mild abdominal cramps that go away after a few minutes?

Yes: There are many possibilities here. As such, if the cramps are persistent and/or associated with other symptoms (e.g. Fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc...), follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
17 doctors shared insights

Mild Abdominal Cramps (Overview)

"crampy" discomfort in the abdomen is usually described as a squeezing sensation, that may crescendo, wax and wane, recurrently. Any quadrant of the abdomen may be involved. "mild"describes the intensity of distress as low-grade.


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Managing Menstrual Cramps (Checklist)

Track your periods
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Rate your pain
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Tell your gyn what works for your pain
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Try taking NSAIDs the day before your period starts, if you can take them
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How can you get rid of abdominal cramps?

How can you get rid of abdominal cramps?

Fluids & rest: Of course, much of the treatment will depend on the cause. As such, persistent symptoms will warrant a work-up. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: mild abdominal cramps?

What is the definition or description of: mild abdominal cramps?

Abdominal cramping: "crampy" discomfort in the abdomen is usually described as a squeezing sensation, that may crescendo, wax and wane, recurrently. Any quadrant of the abdomen may be involved. "mild"describes the intensity of distress as low-grade. ...Read more

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Overcoming Mild Depression (Checklist)

Discuss with your doctor your symptoms and get help
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Ask for a counseling referral. Talk therapy is key.
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Ask if you would benefit from medications
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Exercise daily. If having trouble, start slow with a daily walk.
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It common to have random mild abdominal cramps that go away after a few minutes?

Yes: There are many possibilities here. As such, if the cramps are persistent and/or associated with other symptoms (e.g. Fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc...), follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Managing Mild Kidney Failure (Checklist)

Make certain your blood pressure is at the low prescribed target
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Make certain your cholesterol has been monitored and treated
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Make certain your blood sugars are well managed
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Minimize weight gain and lose weight if you are overweight.
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After 7 day late period i've been experiencing mild abdominal cramps that turned into severe abdominal cramps. Is this normal.?

After 7 day late period i've been experiencing mild abdominal cramps that turned into severe abdominal cramps. Is this normal.?

Pregnancy test : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. This is the first step. If the pain continues you will need to be evaluated by your doctor to investigate the many causes of pelvic cramping. This could be anything from an ovarian cyst, infection or intestinal problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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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