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Doctor insights on: Stomach Cramps And Loss Of Appetite

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What can you take to relieve stomach cramps and loss of appetite?

What can you take to relieve stomach cramps and loss of appetite?

Depends: If it is upper gastrointestinal problems then one would take as prescribed a proton pump inhibitor such as prilosec; for lower abdomen the prescription for Bentyl (dicyclomine) and/or a probiotic may be an option. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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My family member is experiencing rectal bleeding for first day, constipation, stomach cramps, bloating, loss of appetite, gas, bad taste in mouth.?

My family member is experiencing rectal bleeding for first day, constipation, stomach cramps, bloating, loss of appetite, gas, bad taste in mouth.?

RECTAL BLEEDING: Requires diagnosis as soon as possible.......

The possibilities are too many to discuss on this platform.

Please seek "hands on" treatment immediately!
Dr Z ...Read more

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For past 2 weeks I have occasional low-level diarrhea, lots of gas, mild stomach cramps, and occasionally loss of appetite. I am travel in India.

For past 2 weeks I have occasional low-level diarrhea, lots of gas, mild stomach cramps, and occasionally loss of appetite. I am travel in India.

Your travel: History ALONE would be enough for me to suggest a stool culture and a stool examination for OVA (eggs) and Parasites (Worms etc)
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Occ. Stomach cramps, loss of appetite, yellow diarrhea & cramps 30 min after eating, has been going on & off for 10 days. Sometimes left side pain?

Occ. Stomach cramps, loss of appetite, yellow diarrhea & cramps 30 min after eating, has been going on & off for 10 days. Sometimes left side pain?

Gastritis/ ulcer?: Try Pepcid (famotidine) ac for a wk or 2, avoid dairy products and salad, fresh fruit.
eat well cooked food.
if no relief consult GI for endoscopy
also possibility of gall stone ds. ...Read more

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Have enlarged spleen and gallstones...Horrible stomach and back pain. Loss of appetite, eating makes the pain worse. Stomach cramps and greasy stools?

Have enlarged spleen and gallstones...Horrible stomach and back pain. Loss of appetite, eating makes the pain worse. Stomach cramps and greasy stools?

See a surgeon: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. Your spleen may or may not have anything to do with your symptoms. Do you have other illnesses? > anemia? Have you seen an md? Have you had any surgery before? The majority of your symptoms may benefit from removal of your gallbladder but the spleen should be worked-up. ...Read more

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Stomach pains/cramps, dizziness, sore, tired, loss if appetite, head ache.? Help?

Stomach pains/cramps, dizziness, sore, tired, loss if appetite, head ache.? Help?

Must see a Doctor: I am sure with a good check up by your doctor you will find answers and solutions. You need to be listened, examined and get some tests done. You have several issues which may or may not be connected. Without an actual physical I can not help you. ...Read more

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How long do azithromycin like loss of appetite stomach cramps and nausea last?

How long do azithromycin like loss of appetite stomach cramps and nausea last?

Abdominal symptoms: Should resolve shortly after stopping the med. If you have persistent diarrhea afterwards you should see your doc. ...Read more

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I am experiencing nausea (severity: moderate) and stomach cramps (cramping in lower abdomen) and pain moving towards right side loss of appetite?

I am experiencing nausea (severity: moderate) and stomach cramps (cramping in lower abdomen) and pain moving towards right side loss of appetite?

Doctor can evaluate: Lower right abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones and kidney stones can also cause pain. One's primary care doctor or the Emergency Room can evaluate, plus do a pregnancy test if needed. ...Read more

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Could I possibly be pregnant or is it stress Symptoms abdominal cramps Loss of appetite Vomit feeling Back pain Unable to sleep period last 3days?

Could I possibly be pregnant or is it stress Symptoms abdominal cramps Loss of appetite Vomit feeling Back pain Unable to sleep period last 3days?

Not likely: If your period came at the right time, then you are not likely pregnant. You can check a pregnancy test to find out for sure. ...Read more

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Vomiting intermittently, hot cold, headaches, loss of appetite, weak and tired often, stomach cramps. Liquid stool with some solids, feeling consto?

Vomiting intermittently, hot cold, headaches, loss of appetite, weak and tired often, stomach cramps. Liquid stool with some solids, feeling consto?

Probably a virus: Your symptoms are often associated with the flu or stomach virus. Drink plenty of fluids; soup if you can hold it down. If your symptoms don't go away in a day or two or if the vomiting gets worse, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Low WBC count and low platelet 4 years b4...now stomach pain, loss of appetite, petike, leg cramp, flu symptoms, ....symptoms of which disease? Suggested?

Low WBC count and low platelet 4 years b4...now stomach pain, loss of appetite, petike, leg cramp, flu symptoms, ....symptoms of which disease? Suggested?

Low platelets: You have several things that make me concerned about the health of your bone marrow. The bone marrow is the place where red cells, white cells and platelets are produced. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Occasional stomach cramps with gas pains and reduced appetite are symptoms of appendicitis?

Occasional stomach cramps with gas pains and reduced appetite are symptoms of appendicitis?

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

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I am experiencing stomach cramps (quality: cramping in lower abdomen) and nausea (severity: moderate). The following also describe me: Passing gas, Stomach upset, Appetite changes, and Severe vomiting. What should I do?

I am experiencing stomach cramps (quality: cramping in lower abdomen) and nausea (severity: moderate). The following also describe me: Passing gas, Stomach upset, Appetite changes, and Severe vomiting. What should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Lower abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones, kidney stones, or gastroenteritis can also cause pain. One's primary care doctor or Emergency Room can evaluate, plus do a pregnancy test if needed. ...Read more

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I have had diahorea for 6 weeks and I have also had sweats, stomach cramps, no appetite, tiredness. Can you give me some advice?

Colitis: The advice is to see a doctor ASAP. You need a full detailed evaluation to find out exactly what is going on and how to manage it. This inflammation of your colon may be infectious or non-infectious but it sounds as if it may be quite serious. Make a list of all symptoms in the time sequence in which they occurred and include where you have been, what you ate, who you have been in contact with. ...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.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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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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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

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