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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Can masturbation cause stomach pain and cramps?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old boy. I am suffering from stomach pain, cramps, and gastric problem. Before six years when I eat some food I got still more inflammation, pain, and cramps. The first year when I reported in the hospital I came to know that I have gastric ulcer, so I took the medicat...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Sexologist, Diabetologist, Andrologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern for your symptoms. The cramps, and pain during and after masturbation can be due to, 1. Renal calculi, do you have any abdominal pain? 2. Urinary tract infection may be a reason. Do you have burning or increased urination? 3. Epididymitis ...  Read Full »

Is it normal to get ribbon-like stools with cramps?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old woman. I asked a question concerning my stools last week as well, as there was some visible mucus. Since then, the mucus is a lot less, and I was seen by a doctor who performed an anoscopy, which was expected. He told me not to worry. My stools usually are quite wel...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, I remember about the last time we had a conversation. Anoscopy was expected to be normal since it was only local irritation of the rectal lining due to local trauma, as we discussed last time. I hope you have avoided the rectal temp. I was monitoring afterward. ...  Read Full »

How to get rid of stomach cramps with diarrhea?

Query: Hi doctor, I had ongoing stomach issues for a while now varies from stomach cramps to diarrhea off and on for around six to eight months. It may clear up for a few days, but it will be back. I have tried various drugs like Imodium, Buscopan. Off and on, I have tried changing my diet to avoid certai...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Looking at your description of symptoms, it seems that you have irritable bowel syndrome, which is a common condition of the hypersensitive gut that causes pain, altered bowel habits, diarrhea in some, and constipation in others. But I want some more pertinent infor...  Read Full »

Do laxatives give you stomach cramps?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been dealing with this issue for a couple of months. It all began after taking a senna leaf, which is a laxative. I should also want to mention that I had a thin stool for some time, but now it comes and goes. In the beginning, I also had a dark-colored stool, but that is no longer ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The senna is used in treatment for constipation. They are irritant laxatives, meaning they irritate the gut, cause cramps, and thus pass stools. So cramping, diarrhea, bloating are common side effects. However, they usually do not last for more than three days of the...  Read Full »

Why is there small and narrow stool with acute cramps?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 49 years old and suffer from health anxiety. I know I am overthinking this, but I just wanted to get your opinion. My bowel movement is usually fine. About three days ago, I went to the toilet and had acute cramps for a few seconds and went a bit again. I assume it was just a spasm ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, I can understand your concern and reason for your worry. Yes, you are right; cancer can not develop overnight. Your stools look completely fine. There is no abnormal morphology (a form of stools), suggesting the possibility of cancer by itself alone. Some d...  Read Full »

What causes chronic heartburn and a feeling of fullness?

Query: Good Day, I am 25 years old. I want to consult my medical condition, 2 years ago I experienced of stomach cramps and sometimes heart burn and year passes until now it becomes worst. I experience heart burn, throat congestion and the most uncomfortable feeling the upper part of my stomach is always ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. Do you often get blaoted? and does your symptoms of pain in stomach occur after you take meals? how about your symptoms in the morning before breakfast? I mean does your symptoms improve on fasting? your painseems to be due to gas and bloating that cause...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for diarrhea with stomach cramps and mild fever?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old male. I have had diarrhea 5-10 times a day, stomach cramps, mild fever for the past three days. The stool is runny and the color is pinkish-red.  Read Full »

Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is not uncommon to have diarrhea in this season. Please let me know the diet you have taken in the last one week. Please add a lot of yogurt in your diet, about one pack with breakfast, lunch, evening snack, and dinner. Do not eat butter. Do not use too much oil f...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for my delayed period this time?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I am 5.1 feet tall with 137 kg. I get my period every two weeks. I am almost a week late for my period but I am still having period symptoms. I am cramping, have constipation, getting pimples, and headaches. These are all the symptoms I have when I am on my p...  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from increased frequency of menstrual periods with prolonged period symptoms like cramping, constipation, getting pimples, headaches, etc. Suddenly having two menstrual periods in a mon...  Read Full »

Why is my mother having stomach cramps?

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

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

My breast areola are puffy during periods. Is it normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. I have a lot of cramps, vomiting, and body ache during my periods. I take Meftal spas and it reduces pain after some hours. But it does not work all the time. Also, my breasts are small, the areola is puffy and shrinks when touched. My areola is puffy during...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Menstrual cycles are of two types ovulatory (when ovum is released ) and anovulatory. Ovulatory cycles are accompanied by pain, nausea, and cramps. That is due to prostaglandins produced in the body and can be managed by pain killers like the Meftal spas (Mefenami...  Read Full »

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