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Stomach cramps chest pains fainted dizzy spells sickness but doc diagnosed IBS without even checking me over us this correct?

Stomach cramps chest pains fainted dizzy spells sickness but doc diagnosed IBS without even checking me over us this correct?

Exclusion: It could be IBS, but that is usually a diagnosis of exclusion after ruling other GI problems out. The dizziness and fainting should be checked out as they are not typical IBS symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Rajiva Goyal
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My stomach cramps faintly, I have headaches, get nauseous, and my breast are tender on each outer sides, and my throat burns. Could I be pregnant?

My stomach cramps faintly, I have headaches, get nauseous, and my breast are tender on each outer sides, and my throat burns. Could I be pregnant?

Headaches: You may be pregnant, but it could also be signs or symptoms of something else including a prolactin problem.
You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, these last few days I've had lower stomach cramps that moves to my back and I feel faint. Most left more than right! Any advice? Thanks

Hi, these last few days I've had lower stomach cramps that moves to my back and I feel faint. Most left more than right! Any advice? Thanks

How is your bowels: How is your bowels, will be my first question.
if you are having constipation that is your answer.
in spite of your young age you have to be careful about diverticulosis.
being female your ovaries might be playing big part of your problem, you might need to see a doctor for an ultrasound to make sure you are not having an ovarian cyst.
apply heat pad. Keep your bowels regular, hydrate yourself. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sudden feeling of nausea, abdomen pain, faintness, bad foot cramps all at the same time, lasted for 30 minutes weak but ok now.

What are the causes of sudden feeling of nausea, abdomen pain, faintness, bad foot cramps all at the same time, lasted for 30 minutes weak but ok now.

Ignore no symptoms: Abdominal discomfort of any kind is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside your abdomen. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Your constellation of symptoms may or may not be related. Get checked please. ...Read more

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6 weeks pregnant w/ sharp & dull abdominal cramps randomly in day (like bad period cramps). Faintness. Bad neck pain. Symptoms related to pregnancy?

6 weeks pregnant w/ sharp & dull abdominal cramps randomly in day (like bad period cramps). Faintness. Bad neck pain. Symptoms related to pregnancy?

Maybe: Maybe they are or not. I assume you have gone to an OB MD to be examined for this pregnancy by now, and if not it is certainly time to do so for conclusive answers. ...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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Can men get stomach cramps?

Can men get stomach cramps?

Stomach cramps: Absolutely! Cramping in your stomach is due to your intestines responding to stimulation which can be due to a variety of different things with most of them being self limiting ...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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How do I relieve stomach cramps?

How do I relieve stomach cramps?

Need more info: "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.
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.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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How do I alleviate stomach cramps?

How do I alleviate stomach cramps?

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

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Male with stomach cramps for weeks?

Male with stomach cramps for weeks?

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

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Stomach cramps and increased bms. Why?

Stomach cramps and increased bms. Why?

See your PCP: Recent studies showed an increased likelihood of gastrointestinal conditions and BMS, but the exact etiology of BMS remains unknown. There is no cure for BMS. See your PCP for evaluation, diagnosis and management GI problems and BMS. ...Read more

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Hi, can ciprogen cause stomach cramps?

Hi, can ciprogen cause stomach cramps?

Very rare: Ciprogen (ciprofloxacin U.S.) can create a severe intestinal condition. If you develop: persistent diarrhea, abdominal or stomach pain/cramping inform your physician immediately. ...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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I have stomach cramps and scared to eat?

I have stomach cramps and scared to eat?

Elaborate?: Abdominal pain can be due to many reasons... Probably don't eat solids until you're feeling better. Try to stay hydrated; stick with clear liquids for now. If you get worse or aren't improving, consider going to the ed. ...Read more

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Wondering what to do with stomach cramps?

Wondering what to do with 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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What can I do to treat my stomach cramps?

Stomach cramps: Explore the causes (refer my previous response on stomach cramps) with help of your doctor, & treat those. ...Read more

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Can eating jalapeño cause stomach cramps?

Jalapeño: Spicy food can certainly cause stomach upset as well as increase acid reflux symptoms. ...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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How do you relieve stomach cramps from bad food?

How do you relieve stomach cramps from bad food?

Depends: Not sure what bad food means but usually ant acids and gas relievers such as gas-x help. But if these measures don't work along with avoidance of the "bad food" then a thorough GI work up by your doctor may be needed. ...Read more

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What are these frequent stomach cramps caused by?

What are these frequent stomach cramps caused by?

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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Which diagnoses can you make with stomach cramps?

Stomach cramps: U have to be examined first. Some possibilities are irritable bowel syndrome, gastroenteritis, appendicitis, lactose intolerance, colitis, intestinal gas, diverticulitis, peptic ulcers, menstrual cramps, or effects of alcohol/medications/illicit drugs/food poisoning. ...Read more

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How to soothe awful stomach cramps and discomfort?

How to soothe awful stomach cramps and discomfort?

Is it from period?: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to ease stomach cramps?

Depends: There are many causes of abdominal cramp, depending on the etiology, treatment can varied. Please consult your physician for proper examination, and evaluation. ...Read more

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Why have I had stomach cramps for the last 3 days?

Why have I had stomach cramps for the last 3 days?

Abdominal pain: Abdominal cramping accompanied by increasing bowel movements could mean anything from irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, colitis, gastroenteritis, etc... See your physician. ...Read more

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I keep getting stomach cramps ever couple of week?

See your dr: May have ibs, lactose intolerant, celiac etc. A full history and physical will help narrow it down. Labs xrays stool sample may be needed. Occasionally a colonoscopy is done as well. ...Read more

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How can I handle painful stomach cramps and spasms?

How can I handle painful stomach cramps and spasms?

Alarm signs to check: Recurrent abdominal crampy discomfort is addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? Also, what testing have you had? ...Read more

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Why do I get bad horrible all over stomach cramps?

Why do I get bad horrible all over stomach cramps?

Hard to say: Some people will have intestinal or menstrual cramps. If cleared by a gastroenterologist with laparascopy, colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy, perhaps the diagnosis of irritable bowel needs to be entertained? ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Fainting (Definition)

Faintness is a clinical finding similar to a loss of consciousness and collapse. This can include ...Read more