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Can dehydration cause severe cramping? And how do you treat it?

Can dehydration cause severe cramping? And how do you treat it?

Dehydration, cramps: Dehydration can cause muscle cramps. Best way to avoid and /or treat this is to keep well hydrated by replacing fluids ( drink water). ...Read more

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I have severe cramping after a low anterior resection two months ago. What would help?

I have severe cramping after a low anterior resection two months ago. What would help?

Depends on cause: Of the pain. It could be intermittent intestinal obstruction. Consult your surgeon, he will have a more definitive answer for you. ...Read more

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I had been bleeding for 3 weeks very heavy then light. Tonight I had severe cramping and I had the urge to push so I did I'm prettysure i lost my baby?

I had been bleeding for 3 weeks very heavy then light. Tonight I had severe cramping and I had the urge to push so I did I'm prettysure i lost my baby?

Miscarriage: First trimester bleeding is very common and can be from a variety of reasons but of course the most concerning is early pregnancy loss. 1 in 8 pregnancies is miscarried. You should follow up with your obstetrics provider soon for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes severe cramp in your legs?

What causes severe cramp in your legs?

Cramps: Cramping in the legs and feet could result from poor blood flow, dehydration, or biomechanical and electrolyte imbalances. I would recommend evaluation by a physician if this persists. ...Read more

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What does severe cramping after ovulation mean?

What does severe cramping after ovulation mean?

Mittelschmerz: This is called mittelschmerz, meaning middle pain. It happens in some women every month and in some women only occasionally. There are many possible causes including rupture of the follicle on ovulation, muscle or fallopian tube contraction and small leakage of blood around ovulation. If pain is severe or prolonged see your doctor. ...Read more

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I took a probiotic 80 billion count 30 hrs ago and for 24 hours I have been suffering severe cramping. Is this normal?

I took a probiotic 80 billion count 30 hrs ago and for 24 hours I have been suffering severe cramping. Is this normal?

Expected: Some gastric symptoms can be expected after probiotic but the symptoms should go away in a day or so. Check with your doctor if cramping continues beyond z could of days for additional intervention as needed. ...Read more

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How do I get relief NOW from severe cramping & diarrea from eating avocado? Won't eat it in future, but going on 2 days of pain now. How to ease?

How do I get relief NOW from severe cramping & diarrea from eating avocado? Won't eat it in future, but going on 2 days of pain now. How to ease?

Pain medicine: Hello CRai, Pain medicine such as motrin or Tylenol (acetaminophen) can help with the cramping. For the diarrhea I would recommend to not use something to stop it as it is your body's way of getting rid of toxins. Make sure you stay hydrated if you continue to have diarrhea. ...Read more

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I believe i was bitten by a black widow due to severe cramping. It's been 1.5 weeks. How long can symptoms last? My symptoms started after a few dsys.

I believe i was bitten by a black widow due to severe cramping. It's been 1.5 weeks. How long can symptoms last? My symptoms started after a few dsys.

Unlikely related: Bites caused by a black widow will usually cause symptoms within 8 hours. Generally they will last 24-72 hours and are self-limiting, meaning they resolve without specific treatment except for supportive therapy. ...Read more