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What Causes Intestinal Cramping
23 Colonoscopy for bright bleeding and intense intestinal cramping last year.GI said normal but still have bleeding and cramping. fam hist ColonC @40
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Sometimes I have intestinal cramping, will pepto bismol or mylanta help with this...The symptoms come and go after an intestinal bug?
Depends: Do not use peptobismol, as bismuth is toxic. Consider good probiotics, and avoiding wheat and dairy until you heal. ...Read more
Have ibs, bad periods even when on apri get really bad cramping where i pass out and bowel spasms, is there something better then apri that could help?
Diet changes: There are a couple of medications that I have used in my practice (not sure if they are available in canada). These are Linzess and amitiza. However the corner stone treatment for most of my patients has been diet changes. I usually have them avoid processed foods and gluten for about 30 days. For about 99% of my patients these dietary changes relieve most if not all of their symptoms. ...Read more
Why do I have very painful cramps, nausea, occasional vomiting, bowel spasms, diarrhea, painful trapped gas and feel feverish first day of my period?
Ans: Well you are very young brakes up to age of 21 for the period to regulate itself symptoms not uncommon. If contine then see your do actor to be sure all symtoms are related to your period ...Read more
Anisakis infestation: Anisakiasis is the principal "worm" infestation of the stomach, caused by ingesting anisakis larvae in raw or undercooked fish. Within a few hours, there is severe upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting (relieved after endoscopic removal of worm). As you know, raw fish (sushi, sashimi) are increasingly popular--choose carefully your source of fish (farm raised, not wild caught) & food preparer. ...Read more
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Can oxycodone cause intestinal cramps? How can I fix this if the oxycodone is the only one works in my endometriosis pain?
POSSIBLY: Appendicitis usually presents as a vague pain around the navel and mid-abdomen, which then progresses to right lower quadrant over 12 to 24 hours. Some patients might perceive the pain as a cramp, or spasm. Diarhea is usually not associated, but loss of appetite is. Certainly, as the disease progresses, fever can develop. Good luck. ...Read more
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