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Abdominal Cramps

Pain in the stomach region, below the chest and above the groins, is referred to as abdominal pain. It is a very common symptom of multiple health conditions. Abdominal pain can be generalized, localized, cramp-like, and colicky pain. The cause of abdominal pain can be variable, for example, gas, indigestion, period cramps, appendicitis, kidney or gall bladder stones, stomach or colon cancer, etc. The intensity of abdominal pain does not generally determine the severity of the underlying cause.

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I am experiencing symptoms of severe pain during periods and intercourse. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,Every month, I have incredibly painful and heavy periods, I can scarcely move because of my cramps, and intercourse is always painful. Also, I am taking birth control pills.Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. The condition explained by you is called Dysmenorrhea. However, I would like you to inform me if this discomfort has been there since you began having periods or whether it is a recent occurrence. I would also like...  Read Full »

I was diagnosed with IBS and have abdominal pain. Please suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had upper left abdominal pain (below ribs) for at least two years, always in the same precise location. The pain feels like a sharp cramp and is intermittent but is particularly noticeable when sitting. Kindly suggest. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I will review your case history in detail, and will get back to you in a while. Please wait for my detailed response. Thank you.  Read Full »

I have been experiencing cramps, spotting and back pain. Help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. My period was late. I vomited once, and my boobs began to get hard and sore, and my nipple had been sore for over a week. I have been sleepy, getting headaches, I have not been frequently using the toilet. Three days ago, I observed slight cramps and very light bleed...  Read Full »

Dr. Obinna Ugwuoke

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The delayed period and soreness of the boobs, nipple, and other symptoms could be a result of the hormonal fluctuation before your period or as a result of early pregnancy (if you had unprotected sex at or around your ovulation period). For this case, we will need to...  Read Full »

I am suffering from abdominal cramps after feeding pets. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have been feeding my pet various pet foods for the past few months. Since yesterday, I have been experiencing symptoms like abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Is it possible that I contracted salmonella or other infections from my pet food? How can I determine this, and are there any complic...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq, and thank you for choosing us as your provider for health care. I understand your medical condition, and I am here to support you. Yes, the possibility of contracting salmonella or other infections from contaminated pet food exists. Consider the following steps: 1. Contac...  Read Full »

How do I treat food poisoning-related symptoms?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female, and over the past 48 hours, I have been dealing with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and a pervasive feeling of weakness and discomfort. These symptoms manifested shortly after consuming a meal at a restaurant and have persiste...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern about your medical condition, and I am here to assist you. Based on your symptoms, it seems to be a case of acute food poisoning. I suggest you follow the prescribed medication: Tablet Simethicone 180 mg: Take orally three times a day. ...  Read Full »

MT: My wife is 23 years old and is currently 7 weeks pregnant. She experienced spotting for the first time today. Is there any risk to the baby?wo

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 23 years old and is currently seven weeks pregnant. Tonight, she experienced her first instance of a spot, characterized by bright red blood that did not fill an entire tissue sheet. Since yesterday morning, she has been experiencing lower back pain, likely due to her job i...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Based on your description, the bleeding could potentially be implantation bleeding or the beginning of an abortion. However, if the bleeding is not accompanied by severe pain and excessive bleeding, it is likely to be implantation bleeding. S...  Read Full »

How do I avoid miscarriage and know the baby is safe inside the womb?

Query: Hi doctor, It is my first pregnancy, and how do I ensure my baby is safe to avoid miscarriage. My last period was one month and 27 days back, and I had intercourse for the past one month. Since then, I missed my period and started having mild periods like cramps and spotting one day. I could not sle...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. The baby's condition has to be determined as you have blood discharge. I suggest you get a complete blood count and sonography of your lower abdomen and kindly revert with reports. Once it is sure that the baby is fine and there is no impendi...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing morning sickness every day for the past two years, despite having had a full hysterectomy and not being pregnant. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing morning sickness every day for the past two years, despite having had a full hysterectomy and not being pregnant. The area where my uterus used to be often cramps, giving me the sensation of being on my menstrual cycle. I am concerned about these ongoing sympt...  Read Full »

Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I suggest you consider taking an abdominal ultrasonography which can help identify any underlying causes related to the abdomen, which may be contributing to your symptoms. In the meantime, I would suggest you take the...  Read Full »

I experience stomach cramps, bloating, and loose motion after eating. What could cause this?

Query: Hi Doctor, I am often getting loose motion after every meal, and my stomach is also bloating. I had constipation for a few days and I feel a lot of stomach cramps and discomfort. Please let me know the exact issue and which treatment can be taken for this. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to In your case, infective etiology must first be ruled out by stool routine micro examination and occult blood test. If stool analysis shows pus cells and bacteria, then the antibiotic course of the Ofloxacin plus Ornidazole combination should be prescribed for five days. Y...  Read Full »

My 6-year old daughter is suffering from abdominal cramps, abnormal bowel movements, and weight loss for the past one month. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I found it online while researching so I am trying my luck here. I have been living in another country along with my six-year-old daughter. She has been having stomach issues for more than a month now. It started with stomach cramps and not pain where the cramps would last for a few se...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Radheshyam Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. Her history of pain is long and there is also weight loss. Have you done an ultrasonogram? Also one must keep in mind about malabsorption syndrome. How are her activities? Is there any thyroid issue? Is there any fami...  Read Full »

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