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Occasional Stomach Cramps
Appendicitis: No actually not! appendicitis is an acute progressive condition that ends up in surgery or death. While there may be a condition of chronic appendicitis its hard to prove. The possibilities of the symptoms you listed can be everything from gastritis to gallstones to gastroenteritis. This should prompt you to see a doctor when you can! ...Read more
For the past few days I've had diarrhoea, nausea, occasional stomach cramps, heartburn and feeling fatigued. do you know what It could be?
Virus: The symptoms you describe sounds to be a viral illness. Food poisoning is also a possibility. These symptoms could last up to 5 days or slightly longer. If the symptoms are lasting more then a week and not improving at all I would recommend seeing a physician. I also would seek medical attention if you start running high fevers or become dehydrated. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had some bad nausea for at least 3 days now. I have no vomiting but I do have occasional stomach cramps and dizziness. Is this a stomach virus?
Stomach cramps occasionally loose soft oily green stool with mucus some bright blood barely visible in mucus started 6 days ago bm 2-3 daily?
Stomach flu?: You may be having a viral gastroenteritis in your locale. 2-3 stools/day are not enough to get dehydrated; so, just treat your symptoms, drink plenty fluids, eat foods that are well-tolerated, use good hand-washing hygiene, and allow a few more days for it to clear. If not improved in another week, then get back to us or see a clinician locally. Hope that helps. ...Read more
I've had random nausea/vomitting and burping for the last few days. I have had stomach cramps occasionally. Also been lightheaded?
I'm 27 weeks pregnant occasional vaginal bleeding, stomach cramps, low back pain, constant headache, nausia, and light headed?
I had the stomach flu for about a week ago, all symptoms are gone, however, I would get stomach cramps and chills occasionally. Should I go to a doc?
Maybe not: As long as you are continuing to improve I don't think you need to go to the doctor. Sometimes it takes a few weeks for the gut to get back to normal. ...Read more
Stopped taking bc 65 days ago. No period since, have been having occasional mild abdominal cramps a few days a week for 3 weeks. 25yo. Normal? Why?
Anovulation: You may not have ovulated yet. If you had normal regular interval periods before birth control pills, see your doctor. If you don't bleed next month your doctor can see if you'll bleed with 5 to 10 days of Progesterone pills. He or she can go into more details. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Food poisoning: You may have eaten something that has caused food poisoning. Under cooked chicken, lettuce from a salad bar, or poorly prepaed green beans. Often it is caused by a virus that causes an infection in your stomach. If you are vomiting alot and /or have diarrhea, you may need to see a doctor to be evaluated and treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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"Stomach" cramps may be from strong muscular contractions of stomach, intestine, gall bladder, ureter or uterus. The location and cause of the cramps needs to be determined to address the proper treatment. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
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Depends on cause: This is difficult to answer because stomach cramps can represent pain from any internal abdominal organ, not just the stomach. If you have fever, tenderness to the touch, vomiting, or severe constipation call a doctor. Otherwise, low tech remedies include light exercise, heat, massage, stretching, and breathing. Otc aspirin+caffeine if menses related, otherwise simethicone, peptobismol or laxative. ...Read more
So many causes: Impossible to give an answer without more info: age, other medical issues, current medications, travel, etc. However red flags are weight loss, night time symptoms, blood in stool or vomit, fevers, severe pain that lasts for more then 1 hour. See a md to get this evaluated; it could be nothing or something more serious. ...Read more
Eval: Get evaluated. Dysmenorrhea can be caused by polyps, fibroids & adenomyosis. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your doctor’s >>>. ...Read more