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I was told long ago my stomach has spasms and given dicyclomine. Once 10 mg...Once 20 mg...My stomach is spasming again. Is there a higher dose? ..

I was told long ago my stomach has spasms and given dicyclomine. Once 10 mg...Once 20 mg...My stomach is spasming again. Is there a higher dose? ..

See a physician: Reading between the lines it would appear to me that you need more than just a dose increase. You gastroenterologist should re-evaluate your diagnosis and whether your current treatment is appropriate. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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After gallblddr removal I have severe pain upper stomch. Lasts abt 5-8hrs/episode feels like intestnes are severly spasming. Wht cld it b?

After gallblddr removal I have severe pain upper stomch. Lasts abt 5-8hrs/episode feels like intestnes are severly spasming. Wht cld it b?

Bile leak: I always worry about a bile leak after a cholecystectomy. I would be urgently evaluated by the surgeon who performed the surgery, if it continues to be of discomfort for you through the night, have a very low threshold for being emergently evaluated in the emergency department by an ER doctor. Be well. ...Read more

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I'm having a deep pain in my stomach, like spasm cause by acids. What can I do?

I'm having a deep pain in my stomach, like spasm cause by acids. What can I do?

See a doctor: Acid pain can have many causes. The onset of sudden heart/burn or reflux could potentially be a sign of a serious medical condition and you should be evalauted by your doctor ...Read more

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I have severe abdominal spasm like pain that just started out of no where and radiating to my back what could be the problem?

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I have severe abdominal spasm like pain that just started out of no where and radiating to my back what could be the problem?

See your doctor!: There are many potential causes for this discomfort, some may be relatively benign, but some can be very serious. A doctor needs to see, exam, and test you to figure out which is which. The diagnoses can range from ulcers, gall bladder disease, pancreatitis, to major blood vessel problems. Do not dawdle and hope it will go away, because the more serious possibilities are time sensitive. ...Read more

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I have these contrictions in my left of abdomen which makes my defacaetion difficult and it comes out in small camel like feaces, after some time a s?

I have these contrictions in my left of abdomen which makes my defacaetion difficult and it comes out in small camel like feaces, after some time a s?

Constipation?: You may be just constipated but there can be other conditions causing your symptoms. You need to drink more fluids and can use a stool softener and have more fiber in your diet.If that does not help you may try a laxative and also make an appointment with your doctor and get it checked. You did not mention your age and if you are taking any meds which may be causing your symptoms. If over50 get col. ...Read more

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Sensation for 1 wk occurring about every 20 s shooting across abdomen like the feeling you get when you are falling. Like an anxiety symptom without?

Sensation for 1 wk occurring about every 20 s shooting across abdomen like the feeling you get when you are falling. Like an anxiety symptom without?

More information: More information is needed to help you.
Any other symptoms, how long does it last, where is the pain located? ...Read more

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Why does it feel like my scalp muscles are spasming?

Why does it feel like my scalp muscles are spasming?

Are you under stress: Or tension? Just as the muscles of the neck can tighten with stress - the muscles on the skull can too. ...Read more

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Stomach spasms. Diarea. Bloatness. Stomach feels full like if I had indegestion. What's possibly wrong?

Stomach spasms. Diarea. Bloatness. Stomach feels full like if I had indegestion. What's possibly wrong?

Food intolerance...: The cause for your symptoms depends on the acuity or duration present. If symptoms are of sudden onset present for less than a day you probably ate something that didn't agree with you. If this is the case then symptoms should be short lived. If symptoms are more chronic or long standing, then the potential causes are more varied and a visit to the gastroenterologist is recommended. Good luck! ...Read more

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In the past 2 days I've had sharp, spasm like side abdominal pains and sometimes I will feel nauseated, it doent go away?

In the past 2 days I've had sharp, spasm like side abdominal pains and sometimes I will feel nauseated, it doent go away?

Depends: Depends on many factors including your age, sex, which side it is on, how long it lasts, etc.
When it comes to abdominal pain, there are several possibilities, some simple and some serious. If it continues, you need to be examained. ...Read more

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Had my gallbladder out n 2010 4 yrs ago. But I keep having like a severe 3 min stomach spasm. It feels like it squeeze n releases hurts help?

Had my gallbladder out n 2010 4 yrs ago. But I keep having like a severe 3 min stomach spasm. It feels like it squeeze n releases hurts help?

Many things...: It is possible this is something completely different. But there are gallstone issues that may persist after surgery (primary common duct stones, missed cbd stones, retained/spilled stones etc) that could cause symptoms similar to one of your old gb attacks. Reflux, ulcers, gastritis, incisional hernias etc are other causes. See your surgeon to begin work up. ...Read more

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I broke my fibula 3 weeks ago still painful and the muscle around it feels like it's spasming and tightening should I be worried I go to ortho tom.

See ortho: Since you are seeing ortho for a follow-up appt tomorrow, that should be fine, as mild pain and spasms can be common, especially if the cast is irritating you. If severe, or very bad spasms out of the norm, then call the ortho, but as stated, since you are seeing them tomorrow, you should be ok. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is a stomach spasm?

What is a stomach spasm?

Many possibilities.: Peptic ulcers, constipation, gallbladder disease, hepatitis, colitis, diverticulitis, incarcerated hernia, intussusception, bowel obstruction, bladder infection...these are just a partial list of possible causes of "stomach spasm". What this tells us is that it's best to seek a doctor's exam before trying to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes stomach spasms?

What causes stomach spasms?

Stomach spasms?: The list is lengthy. Do you experience them regularly? Have you noticed a pattern after you eat certain foods? How long has this been going on? Please resubmit with more details. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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Is a rash on my baby’s abdomen serious?

Is a rash on my baby’s abdomen serious?

Get it checked: Most rashes on a baby's abdomen are benign, and are caused by common skin conditions, such as eczema, or by common viruses. Signs that a rash may be more serious include if the rash looks like small purple spots or bruises, if the baby has a high fever with the rash, if your baby is lethargic or listless, or if the child has other symptoms, such as frequent vomiting, seizure, or a bulging fontanel. ...Read more

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Pain at the bottom of stomach, like the pit?

Pain at the bottom of stomach, like the pit?

Lower abdominal pain: Referring to lower ab pain? Causes of lower abdominal pain include but are not limited to: appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, kidney stone or infection, cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, seminal vesicle inflammation, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, aortic aneurysm, injury or intestinal blockage. ...Read more