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Please answer! What 'pre-prepared supermarket meals' can I eat if I have stomach cramps?

Please answer! What 'pre-prepared supermarket meals' can I eat if I have stomach cramps?

Clear liquids?: The possibilities as to cause are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease & even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Evaluation may be the key to treatment. ...Read more

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What causes stomach cramps?

What causes stomach cramps?

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 more

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Why am I having such bad stomach cramps?

Why am I having such bad stomach cramps?

Try Zantac (ranitidine): Zantac (ranitidine) 150 bid/ omeprazol 20mg, try. If not get checked for h pylori. Constipation, gastritis are other consideration. ...Read more

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What to take for stomach cramps on a trip?

What to take for stomach cramps on a trip?

Depends on cause: Without more information about your symptoms and exposure can't really target a therapy. Can try ant acids, pepto, gas-x but this is simply treating symptims without knowing the cause. ...Read more

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Can certain foods give you bad stomach cramps?

Can certain foods give you bad stomach cramps?

Yes, but: The gut and the particular foods that can cause cramps varies enormously for individuas. And for the state o the food at the time it is eaten. I believe that the style of eating is the key to prevent stomache cramps. Select good quality foods, prepare them well, sit in a relaxed settng, w people you are comfortable with, eat slowly, chew the food very well, drink some fluid every few bites. ...Read more

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Why does tea cause some people stomach cramps?

Why does tea cause some people stomach cramps?

Tea...: Stomach cramping related to tea or coffee is usually due to caffeine intake which can stimulate the gut... That is why most people feel like having a bowel movement after their morning cup of joe! ...Read more

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Why am I getting stomach cramps during exercise?

Why am I getting stomach cramps during exercise?

It depends: On what kind of exercise you are doing and what is going on inside your body. You may somehow be triggering a spasm in your intestine during your exercise, for reasons yet unknown. You need to have a doctor take a good history on you, and find out more. If you also have cramps at other times, you need evaluation by a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Can too much milk in a 3 yr cause stomach cramps?

Can too much milk in a 3 yr cause stomach cramps?

Yes: Good question. Too much of almost anything can cause upset stomach, stomach cramps or other GI issues. In addition, a balanced diet is an important way to provide all of the nutrients our bodies need, which is important for everyone, and especially a growing child. ...Read more

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Why am I experiencing stomach cramps after sex?

Why am I experiencing stomach cramps after sex?

Hard to say: Could be an infection or pelvic issue. Get checked by your doctor for more answers. Good luck ...Read more

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After I eat I get stomach cramps for about 20min.?

After I eat I get stomach cramps for about 20min.?

Hyperactive bowel: People who complain of stomach cramps usually have abdominal cramps. This could be as benign as an active gastro colic reflex which is usually associated with some bowel activity or some delay in gastric emptying. ...Read more

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What should you eat when you have bad stomach cramps?

What should you eat when you have bad stomach cramps?

Water or nothing?: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease ; even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're appropriately anxious about it and should seek help from ur doctor. ...Read more

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Have early morning stomach cramps in middle of sleep.

Stomach pain: Stomach cramps can be from several reasons.
I assume by stomach you refer to the abdomen.
What part of the abdomen is hurting?
Is it associated with nausea or heart burn.
You symptoms sound like like may have hyperacidity, ulcer/reflrux.
If it is recurring problem you need to have a physical with more detailed history. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u have real bad stomach cramps?

Many Causes: You need to see your md if this occurs for prolonged periods routinely. If it is occasional still many causes but check your diet. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve stomach cramps on hemo dailysis?

What can I do to relieve stomach cramps on hemo dailysis?

Stomach cramps HD: Avoid constipation. Be sure you have a daily bowel movement. Don't eat prior to dialysis. Eat light at least 90 minutes prior. Don't drink too much either. Relax during the treatment. Ask about potassium and calcium settings. Potassium removal will provoke cramps. Calcium removal will provoke cramps. ...Read more

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How can I relieve my stomach cramps without taking medication?

How can I relieve my stomach cramps without taking medication?

Lifestyle mods: Watch out for spicy and acidic foods (lemons, oranges, tomatoes). Don't gorge at meals - eat smaller, but more frequent meals. Avoid exercise and lying down right after eating or drinking. Avoid alcohol (can cause stomach irritation), caffeine and tobacco. If it's not improving on it's own, it's something you should see your doctor about. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hot sauce and spicy food give me stomach cramps. Is that common?

Hot sauce and spicy food give me stomach cramps. Is that common?

Individual variation: Different people do react differently to various foods. It would be prudent to avoid foods that give you trouble rather than taking medication to counteract the undesirable effects of some foods. ...Read more

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I've been having stomach cramps and smelly farts. What should I do?

I've been having stomach cramps and smelly farts. What should I do?

What's the cause?: Flatulence +/- cramps neither localizes your problem to the small or large bowel, nor indicates severity or cause. You have described a gut that may be dysfunctional--but is this due to infection, sibo, motility problems, inflammation, ibs, ischemic disease, maldigestion, sphincter problem, etc.? How long have your symptoms lasted, is there accompanying fever, bleeding, vomiting, tenderness, etc? ...Read more

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

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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Hi, I'm experiencing stomach cramps and feeling nauseous. What can I do?

Hi, I'm experiencing stomach cramps and feeling nauseous. What can I do?

Hard to know.: We’d need to know more about your symptoms before we could hazard a guess as to what’s going on. Vomiting? Diarrhea? Fevers? Where are the abdominal cramps? Truth be told, if you’re having trouble keeping any food down, you should be seen in an emergency room for testing and IV fluids at least. ...Read more

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What to do for stomach cramps when the food is associated with salmonella?

What to do for stomach cramps when the food is associated with salmonella?

Hot water bottle: Can lessen the cramps associated with bacterial diarrhea. It is not a good idea to use Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) or other drugs to slow down the diarrhea which can make the disease worse. ...Read more

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Keep feeling hot and getting bad stomach cramps, could this be a winter bug?

Keep feeling hot and getting bad stomach cramps, could this be a winter bug?

Hard to tell: These are generally non-specific symptoms...It could be many things. In order to determine the cause and appropriate treatment, you should see your family doc for a good history and physical exam... ...Read more

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I have been having stomach cramps for a week, and feel like I'm losing weight. Male-20?

I have been having stomach cramps for a week, and feel like I'm losing weight. Male-20?

Exam: Abdominal pain with weight loss is a serious condition and requires a comprehensive medical examination and blood testing. ...Read more

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I can't tell if I'm having hunger pangs or stomach cramps. How do I tell the difference?

I can't tell if I'm having hunger pangs or stomach cramps. How do I tell the difference?

Timing: The timing with regard to food ingestion will give you the answer. If it is relieved in up to about half an hour after eating or having a snack it is most likely caused by hunger. ...Read more

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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.
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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

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