Stomach Cramps

About "Stomach Cramps"

Stomach cramp is a common symptom associated with various health conditions, which can range from mild to moderately severe. Some of the causes of abdominal cramps are gastroenteritis, gas, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux, food poisoning, constipation, peptic ulcers, Crohn's disease, and menstruation.

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Do stomach cramp and chest pain accompany Streptococcal infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I have left-sided crampy stomach pain and chest pain which is mostly located under breast, near ribcage. About two years ago I got Streptococcal infection, pneumonia and bronchitis at the same time. In ER, they prescribed Amoxicillin. But it did not work for me as I am allergic to Penic...  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understood your health concern. As you had Streptococcal infection three weeks back, it might have spread to the lower respiratory tract. Infection of the lower respiratory tract by Streptococcus can cause pneumonia or pneumonitis whi...  Read Full »

I am having painful stomach cramps. Will I need any surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having really painful stomach cramps. I do not know whether it is a symptom of pregnancy. Will I need any surgery? Do I need a scan to see any damage in my stomach? I am suffering from constipation, headache, earache and dizziness along with this.  Read Full »


Dr. Tim Evans

General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are describing some very common symptoms. However, you also ask the question as to whether you are pregnant or not. This is the first and most important point to determine. This can easily be done in confidence either with an over-the-counter test from the supermarket...  Read Full »

I am having stomach cramps and diarrhea for the past one week. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I am having bad stomach cramps that I can feel through my throat and diarrhea for the past one week. Kindly advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Philip Shenouda

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to ilciniq.com. Please follow the following prescription. Kindly consult your doctor to discuss the suggestions and take the treatment with consent.  Read Full »

I am having loose motions and stomach cramps. Can you suggest a tablet?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 50 years old lady. I am having loose motions and stomach cramps for the last two days. Can you suggest a tablet?  Read Full »


Dr. Saumya Mittal

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest the following: An antibiotic like Metrogyl 400 thrice a day. An antacid like tablet Pan 40 once a day. Multivitamin like capsule Becosule once a day. Probiotic like Sporolac sachet thrice a day. Plenty of fluids and ORS. Consult a specialist docto...  Read Full »

Why do I have severe stomach pain after eating fatty foods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24 year old female. What could be the cause of a severe stomach pain that happens after eating nuts, seeds, and things with oil in them? By oil, I mean even olive oil and not just greasy foods. This reaction has been happening for a year or so, and I have avoided these foods as ...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Severe stomach pain and cramps can be caused by pancreatitis and food allergy. In your case, both are equally probable. Pancreatitis is a common cause of pain that occurs after the intake of oil-rich foods. Food allergy is a diagnosis of exclusion. I suggest the f...  Read Full »

Why do I have brown discharge and fatigue after Ortho-Cyclen pills?

Query: Dear doctor, I am on Ortho-Cyclen pills for five months. I skipped my placebo pills and went on to the next pack. Now, I am having stomach cramps after eating, brown discharge, cloudy urine, and fatigue. Kindly advise me.  Read Full »


Dr. Sini P

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Placebo pills are just vitamin tablets. So, skipping those pills will not cause any problem. Stomach cramps might be due to gastritis. For this, you can take some antacid. For "brownish discharge, cloudy urine and fatigue" please take urine pregnancy test. If it is ne...  Read Full »

I had 17 different medicines in two days for stomach cramps. Will it lead to overdose of pills?

Query: Hello doctor, I had stomach cramps and I have taken 17 different pills over two days. I think it might be a small over-dose of pills. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj Patil

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Self medications can be dangerous and can risk the lives. I advice you to take plenty of water to flush off absorbed drug from the body. It is better to get liver function tests done to assess the extent of damage to liver, though risk is minimal in your case. Aspirin a...  Read Full »

What could be the possible reason for my mother's stomach cramp?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother has been suffering with motions and vomitings for a week. She also complained of severe stomach cramp every 15 to 20 minutes. Sudden sweating and nausea whenever she eats or drinks anything. She is getting tired even if she sits for an hour. What could be the possible reasons a...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please give me some more information. Did she have the diarrhea before or after starting Norflox (Norfloxacin) and Zolerab (combination of Rabeprazole and Domperidone)? Does she have fever and chills? Did she observe yellow color of her eyes or change in the color of...  Read Full »

What can be done for chronic digestive problem?

Query: Hello doctor, My height is 173 cm, weight 75 kg. I have a chronic digestive problem for 10 years. I have taken allopathy, Ayurveda and homeopathy but no successful result. Please advise me.   Read Full »


Dr. Ella Maponya

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Chronic digestive disorders which are common include irritable bowel syndrome, stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease, cancer, infections, gallstones. The symptoms of digestive problems include diarrhea, stomach cramps, bloating, gas, stomach pain, vomiting, bl...  Read Full »

How to confirm the reason for my tummy pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain in my tummy like cramps and I am suffering from constipation. I also have symptoms of pregnancy. Today morning my stools were with blood. They were light purple in color and strange. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is possible that you might be having a bowel infection or constipation itself is causing the minimal bleeding in stools. Pregnancy is unlikely to cause severe stomach cramps in early stage. However, you should also confirm your pregnancy by doing a pregnancy test. If...  Read Full »

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