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What can cause severe stomach cramps after eating fast food?

What can cause severe stomach cramps after eating fast food?

Fast food hurts gut: Fast food is notorious for being low in fiber & generally high in calories from concentrated sweets & fat. Fats delay stomach emptying & promote reflux. Dietary fats also promote release of cck & substance y which alters gut sensitivity, contracts the gallbladder, & prompts the "ileal brake" which in predisposed patients causes bloating & fullness. Choose instead salads, fruits, & whole grains. ...Read more

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Stomach Cramps (Definition)

Stomach cramps is also known as Cramping abdominal pain. Stomach cramps or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe cramps ...Read more


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What would cause stomach cramps for 3 days now that is relieved temporarily after eating and lying down? No throwing up or diarehea.

What would cause stomach cramps for 3 days now that is relieved temporarily after eating and lying down? No throwing up or diarehea.

Gastritis? Ulcer?: Stomach pain or cramps would be located in area of upper mid abdomen. Pain relieved by food makes may be one of the two above. Some causes are one of a combo of stress, highly spicy foods, excess coffee, anti-inflammatory drug...Food neutralizes stomach acid, as do anti-acid drugs. Lying down perhaps helps relax. If reducing exacerbating factors doesn't resolve the cramps, gp or GI evaluation. ...Read more

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Did a take away of some boiled brocolli last night.didnt fridge it but was kept in cool AC in my kitchen. Got stomach cramps after eating it.pls advis?

Did a take away of some boiled brocolli last night.didnt fridge it but was kept in cool AC in my kitchen. Got stomach cramps after eating it.pls advis?

Food poisoning maybe: Your symptoms are too nonspecific, but the timing of symptoms (and lack of refrigeration of pre-cooked food) sure supports an expectation of food poisoning. Should pass, but if distress persists, or is accompanied by bleeding, worsening pain, lightheadedness, or development of vomiting or fever, then get a good examination with appropriate testing for reassurance and/or treatment. ...Read more

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I am getting back ache and stomach cramps after eating food. What does this sound like?

I am getting back ache and stomach cramps after eating food. What does this sound like?

Foods that hurt gut: Fast food is notorious for being low in fiber & generally high in calories from concentrated sweets & fat. Fats delay stomach emptying & promote reflux. Dietary fats also promote release of cck & substance y which alters gut sensitivity, contracts the gallbladder, & prompts the "ileal brake" which in predisposed patients causes bloating & fullness. Choose instead salads, fruits, & whole grains. ...Read more

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Why do I get stomach cramps sometimes after eating yogurt?

Why do I get stomach cramps sometimes after eating yogurt?

Lactose intolerance: Yogurt contains lactose and persons who have intolerance to it can get stomach cramps, bloating due to gas and/or diarrhea. Try withtholding all dairy including milk products in other foods. A breath test can also rule out lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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After eating several blueberries I developed stomach cramps ? I eat blueberries daily and this is the first time. Why ?

After eating several blueberries I developed stomach cramps ? I eat blueberries daily and this is the first time. Why ?

I think: maybe it was contaminated by microbes, especially if days from harvesting (Not fresh). Please avoid it and dispose the residuals. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps every time after eating? Taking alverine and mebeverine but still suffer with pains.

U must be seeing a: Gastroenterologist. You could have an undiagnosed anxiety issue. Do you sleep at night, have anxiety attacks. Losing weight. If so Mirtazapine at night mat help. Make sure you regulate acid by a trial of omeprazole. Good luck. ...Read more

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After eating out on Sunday, I had severe diarrhoea and stomach cramps. I am now eating ok, but stools very loose. Is this normal after this?

After eating out on Sunday, I had severe diarrhoea and stomach cramps. I am now eating ok, but stools very loose. Is this normal after this?

On the mend?: Depending upon the nature of your food poisoning, particularly if an invasive bacteria was involved, you can experience post-infectious irritability (some use the term post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome). Of course, persistence of symptoms warrants evaluation to rule out other pathology that needs treatment. May also consider: food allergy or previously unsuspected food intolerance here. ...Read more

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I have not passed stools in four days. After eating i get stomach cramps.Don't feel an urge to relieve myself unless i take laxatives prescribed by dr?

I have not passed stools in four days. After eating i get stomach cramps.Don't feel an urge to relieve myself unless i take laxatives prescribed by dr?

? Food allergy: Drink 1-2 l of water spaced in whole day. Prune juice, dried prunes can help. Do elimination diet. Start by avoiding dairy x 2 weeks.Can take yogurt. ...Read more

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