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I drank about half a water bottle too fast and am experiencing an upper stomach cramp for hours now. What can I do for relief?

I drank about half a water bottle too fast and am experiencing an upper stomach cramp for hours now. What can I do for relief?

It's not the water: There is something else going on that is causing your cramping. See your doc ASAP and get a good history and physical to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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I have upper stomach cramping, a lot of vomit feelings and frequent diarrhea. What could this be?

I have upper stomach cramping, a lot of vomit feelings and frequent diarrhea. What could this be?

Lots of things...: Our brain can't tell the difference in pain signals from heart, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, pancreas, bile ducts, liver, or gallbladder. So illnesses of any of those organs causes upper abdominal pain; gallbladder is most common. A good doctor will ask questions like what brings it on, makes it worse/better, how long it lasts, associated problems. See dr. ; get proper diagnosis; good luck. ...Read more

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I have upper stomach cramping, a lot of vomit feelings and frequent diarrhea.What could be the cause?

I have upper stomach cramping, a lot of vomit feelings and frequent diarrhea.What could be the cause?

Testing is in order: Pain, vomiting and diarrhea are 3 symptoms with many causes. The diagnosis would rest on a number of factors such as how long have the symptoms been going on, is it related to meals, is there any weight loss, etc. These symptoms would require some diagnostic testing such as an upper endoscopy at least and possibly a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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3 months of nausea, upper stomach mild cramping, off and on yellow stools, off and on back pain, is this pancreatic cancer?

3 months of nausea, upper stomach mild cramping, off and on yellow stools, off and on back pain, is this pancreatic cancer?

Unlikely: I would be more concerned with the gallbladder. See your doctor and s/he will probably order an x-ray and/or ultrasound. ...Read more

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Nausea, upper/lower stomach pain and cramping mostly at night for the last 3 days. Starts late afternoon and goes until I can fall asleep?

Nausea, upper/lower stomach pain and cramping mostly at night for the last 3 days. Starts late afternoon and goes until I can fall asleep?

Menstrl crmp/integes: I am sorry to hear about your Nausea and cramping. Unfortunately without the ability to ask you further questions it is difficult to say what you might have. This can be anything from menstrual cramps, gastro intestinal integestion, to influenza. If you continue to experience these symptoms you could speak with your physician. ...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 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