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What could be the cause for abdominal cramps after 1 and half week?

What could be the cause for abdominal cramps after 1 and half week?

Multiple reasons: Multiple reasons, most commonly ibs. This is a functional problem of the colon with symptoms of pain, bloating, diarrhea or constipation or both. You should change your diet, add some extra fiber, avoid fatty or fried foods, dairy products and careful with caffeine and alcohol. If symptoms persists, go with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pain in ovaries a day or two after period ends?

What causes pain in ovaries a day or two after period ends?

PID: Most patients with chronic pelvic inflammatory disease tend experience a flare just after their period. Consult a gynecologist for an examination and testing. ...Read more

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What can cause a tight cramping in the stomach a couple of hours after sex?

What can cause a tight cramping in the stomach a couple of hours after sex?

Muscle spasms: Sometimes you can get some muscle crampiing from intercourse, especially when certain muscles are used/overused during intercourse. ...Read more

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Smoked for a year. Even after 4 months of quitting i experience dizziness and nausea after running over a very short time. What could be the reason.

Smoked for a year. Even after 4  months of quitting i experience dizziness and nausea after running over a very short time. What could be the reason.

Dizziness/nausea: I doubt quitting smoking has to do with your dizziness and nausea. There should be another reason but without further history and physical exam it is impossible to determine the cause. See a local doc for that. ...Read more

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What causes a lower backache after eating a lot?

What causes a lower backache after eating a lot?

Referred pain: This sounds eerily similar to what some women feel with pregnancy contractions. "back cramps" from something that is actually within the abdomen. I suspect your overeating is causing referred pain from the abdomen to the back. ...Read more

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What causes bleeding a month after a prostectomy?

What causes bleeding a month after a prostectomy?

Prostate Surgery: After prostate surgery the healing that occurs is mainly in the connection between the bladder and the urethra where the prostate used to be. This healing can result in some scabs that release 3-6 weeks post op, resulting in visible blood. This is likely harmless and self-resolving. If you can't pee, however, this will need evaluation for scarring at the connection created. ...Read more

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What could cause dizziness after eating? For instance eating only half a hot pocket has left me feeling faint.

Hypoglycemia: Dizziness after eating a high carbohydrate meal can be due to: sugar spike, then crash depending how long after you ate symptoms began. Also be sure not dehydrated, do not have diabetes or are not pregnant. See md if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Blood glucose 92 after 1 hour and a half of strenuous exercise including running a mile. Should i be concerned? Is this bad?

Blood glucose 92 after 1 hour and a half of strenuous exercise including running a mile. Should i be concerned? Is this bad?

It's not bad: Or good. If you're worried about your blood sugar, get it checked by your doctor at an appropriate time, such as fasting or two hours after eating. Or get an a1c that looks at the last 3 mod average glucose. Glucoses go down and then up with exercise, so there's no way to evaluation your information. Plus, it was probably a finger-stick glucose, which is less accurate. ...Read more

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I get a flutter feeling in the lower part of my abdominal after or during eating what is causing this. Been happening for a week now?

I get a flutter feeling in the lower part of my abdominal after or during eating   what is causing this.  Been happening for a week now?

Abdominal fluttering: This may represent a superficial artery that you are now noticing due to increased blood flow at the time of meals or it may be that you are more aware of your peristalsis, also related to meals. If it still persists, then have your internist evaluate to make sure that nothing else is responsible. ...Read more

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I lost about 20 pounds from about a month & a half ago is that normal? I'm also having a lot of chest pain and neck pain.

I lost about 20 pounds from about a month & a half ago is that normal? I'm also having a lot of chest pain and neck pain.

See your MD: I recommend you see an MD to investigate why you have lost so much weight. That is too much for 1.5 months, ESP if you are not dieting and eating normally. The other symptoms also should be examined to see if they are connected to your weight loss. The thyroid gland is in the neck area and should be examined. ...Read more

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I don't have appetite for a few weeks. One meal in a day. Full quickly, bloating, feel vomiting after eating. Minor abdominal pain, fatigue. Why?

I don't have appetite for a few weeks. One meal in a day. Full quickly, bloating, feel vomiting after eating. Minor abdominal pain, fatigue. Why?

You need to see: Your doctor for proper work up. Labs and perhaps imaging like an ultrasound of the abdomen and gallbladder. Only then can you find out what is wrong and be treated adequately. ...Read more

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I have occasional diarrhea/severe stomach cramping usually a few times a month and always after eating beef, could this be a sign of ibs?

I have occasional diarrhea/severe stomach cramping usually a few times a month and always after eating beef, could this be a sign of ibs?

Food allergy?: Ibs is a garbage can term docs use when they have no idea what's going on. Most commonly the symptoms of ibs are due to food allergies yet undiagnosed as well as abnormal gut bacteria overgrowth from use of antibiotics and often colonization with candida. To find help go to www.A4m.Com and use doc locator to find a functional medicine doctor near you to evaluate this and help you treat this. ...Read more

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Getting a normal period(flow is normal and good, duration also) after 1week of intercourse.Is it a sign of miss-pregnancy ??

Getting a normal period(flow is normal and good, duration also) after 1week of intercourse.Is it a sign of  miss-pregnancy ??

Some thoughts...: A woman cannot get her normal regular period and be pregnant at the same time. However, she can get pregnant a week or two after her normal period. If she has some spotting or light bleeding that doesn't look like her normal regular period, she can check a urine pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) to see if she is pregnant. ...Read more

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What causes bad diarrhea for a week and had one day of sickness?

What causes bad diarrhea for a week and had one day of sickness?

Injury: Insult to the bowel from viral or bacterial infection and treatment with antibiotics that kill off "good bacteria" can cause this problem. I would first try taking probiotics from the health food store. The recommended daily amount taken three times daily for one week then daily. If this doesnt' solve problem or it is too severe to wait then see your physician. ...Read more

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Why am so bloated after running a half marathon?

Why am so bloated after running a half marathon?

Hard to say: Depends on a number of things. You may have let yourself dehydrate, and now your body is hanging on to water until things equilibrate. What did you eat beforehand - did you "carbo load" and with high fiber? A marathon his high stress and leads to cortisol release which may cause water retention as well. Whatever it is, it will resolve with time. ...Read more

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I've been having lower abdominal pain for over a week, flatulence, and bloating. Can this be a result of holidays excesses? What should I do?

I've been having lower abdominal pain for over a week, flatulence, and bloating. Can this be a result of holidays excesses? What should I do?

Abdominal bloating: There are lots of reasons (some quite concerning) for abdominal discomfort /bloating, but not all of them are due to the GI tract. Also, functional syndromes may be present without underlying inflammation or structural pathology. Check with your doctor for examination ; treatment options, particularly if your problem persists after resumed moderation of alcohol, caffeine, carbonated, fatty foods. ...Read more