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Hi, why do I suffer from stomach cramps after running, even ghough I'm well hydrated before, during and after excercise?

Hi, why do I suffer from stomach cramps after running, even ghough I'm well hydrated before, during and after excercise?

Well, it depends: On what u mean by stomach cramps. Is it gastrointestinal or in the muscles. Lactic acid is a by product from the muscles that builds during exertion and initiates muscle pain and spasm. Though hydration is important, it must be done with a slow increase in conditioning. Over time the muscles clear this more effectively. If conditioned and just started, perhaps a better answer will come. ...Read more

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Do raspberries cause severe stomach cramps?

Do raspberries cause severe stomach cramps?

Should not: Unless you have a sensitivity or allergy that causes a GI upset from raspberry consumption, they usually do not cause these problems. ...Read more

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What's causing my severe back pain and stomach cramps?

What's causing my severe back pain and stomach cramps?

Constipation/ gas: Constipation, gas simply can cause it. For safe dealing- see pmd get checked out. ...Read more

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It hurts my stomach feel chills and pangs in my stomach cramps or severe pain? I was eating hot wings

It hurts my stomach feel chills and pangs in my stomach cramps or severe pain? I was eating hot wings

Try antacids: Get a liquid antacid like maalox or mylanta and follow the directions. You might also want to try diluting whatever it is irritating your stomach with skim mild or water. Don't take any more Ibuprofen or advil (ibuprofen) which could irritate the stomach more. You may want to opt for the mild wings next time. If stomach pain and other symptoms don't resolve with antacid you need to talk to a doctor. ...Read more

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How long do stomach cramps last?

How long do stomach cramps last?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the abdominal pain. If this is a chronic problem, it should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having palpations and severe stomach cramps. What is causing this?

See a doctor: They may or may not be related. Many things can cause palpitations, often benign. Caffeine, stress, thyroid problems. Some may be serious, if associated with chest pain or shortness of breath or fainting. With severe stomach cramps as well, you should have an evaluation and find out what is the cause.. ...Read more

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I suspect the water at my workplace is giving me severe stomach cramps. Can this happen?

I suspect the water at my workplace is giving me severe stomach cramps. Can this happen?

See below: If it is conceivable, it is possible. Try taking water from you home, in a bottle, or buy bottled water to see if that makes a difference. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Could diverticulosis cause severe stomach cramps?

Could diverticulosis cause severe stomach cramps?

Diverticulosis, no.: Diverticulosis should not cause any symptoms you'd notice day to day. Diverticulitis, an infection of the diverticuli, could cause bad stomach cramps along with fever and diarrhea. If your symptoms are in between these two extremes, then maybe something else is causing them. ...Read more

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How long does stomach cramps after eating frozen yogurt last?

How long does stomach cramps after eating frozen yogurt last?

Frozen yogurt: Might cause cramps from the COLD itself and a sensitive gastro-colic reflex (Reflex after eating "preparing" the bowels for intake)...This effect should not last for more than a few minutes. Prolonged cramps could indicate Lactose deficiency... Just "thoughts' Hope they help! Dr Z ...Read more

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Been eating dairy not using my pills have severe stomach cramps diahrea and bloody mucus 52 had colonoscopy less than year ago came out good?

Been eating dairy not using my pills have severe stomach cramps diahrea and bloody mucus 52 had colonoscopy less than year ago came out good?

Get an exam: You may have lactose intolerance. An infectious agent is also possible. Bloody mucus is something that should be checked out. If there is a focus of cancer it can often be cured if caught early enough. I suggest discussing this with the same physician who did your colonoscopy as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I am having stomach issues. I am unable to eat anything with out feeling sick to my stomach, bloating and having severe stomach cramps and pains. I?

I am having stomach issues. I am unable to eat anything with out feeling sick to my stomach, bloating and having severe stomach cramps and pains. I?

Sexually active?: Time for a pregnancy test.Any history of constipation? Normal is to have a BM every day.Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) is a good way to get cleaned out. Follow instructions. Anything more complicated will require a medical consultation. ...Read more

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I have gerd and over ate food I wasent supposed to be eating. Days later this an still suffering from it, stomach cramps, SOB. How long till itclear?

I have gerd and over ate food I wasent supposed to be eating. Days later this an still suffering from it, stomach cramps, SOB. How long till itclear?

GERD: It can take many days to weeks to recover from eating poorly. Have you spoken to your MD about what food to avoid: are you gluten free & on a low carb diet? This will help you heal faster & not get these symptoms. Drink plenty of water & stick with eating plenty of green leafy veggies, and low-inflammatory foods. Consult with us if you have further questions. ...Read more

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I have the mirena (levonorgestrel) coil fitted and the threads seem longer, I've had intermittent stomach cramps could it have moved?

I have the mirena (levonorgestrel) coil fitted and the threads seem longer, I've had intermittent stomach cramps could it have moved?

It's possible: It's difficult to tell the location of your iud solely by the length of the strings. It's possible that it has descended or is even in the process of being expelled. You should schedule an appointment with your doctor. He or she can do a pelvic examination and perform an ultrasound to confirm its location. Use a backup method of birth control just to be safe until your appointment. ...Read more

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What can I take severe stomach cramps?

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

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Is it easy to treat severe stomach cramps?

Is it easy to treat severe stomach cramps?

Depends: The symptom u describe is vague. More info is needed. Full history and physical, labs, xrays, stool samples, endoscopy, etc may be needed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have severe stomach cramps every time I eat. And it doesn't matter what I eat. What is the cause of this or what can I do?

I have severe stomach cramps every time I eat. And it doesn't matter what I eat. What is the cause of this or what can I do?

Go see your DR and: Get checked for stomach irritation, gallbladder problem etc. U may take otc Omeprazole and antacids & cut down on caffeine, soda, spicy foods, orange juice etc. Let your dr make the final diagnosis. ...Read more

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