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Having stomach pains when running . Like a period cramp but worse . What could that mean ?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Gas? GYN? spasm?

Altered blood flow to gut while running can give cramps; bouncing around can jostle ovarian cysts, etc.
And cause pain/discomfort. Right upper quadrant pain ("stitch") can come from increased blood flow to liver stretching the surrounding capsule. Running can increase reflux into esophagus see your doc, get examined.

In brief: Gas? GYN? spasm?

Altered blood flow to gut while running can give cramps; bouncing around can jostle ovarian cysts, etc.
And cause pain/discomfort. Right upper quadrant pain ("stitch") can come from increased blood flow to liver stretching the surrounding capsule. Running can increase reflux into esophagus see your doc, get examined.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Tapan Joshi
Pain Management

In brief: As below..

Deconditioning..
.....Start slow and then increase distancce as needed. Also make sure you are not running with full stomach.

In brief: As below..

Deconditioning..
.....Start slow and then increase distancce as needed. Also make sure you are not running with full stomach.
Dr. Tapan Joshi
Dr. Tapan Joshi
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