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Help please Severe abdominal cramps

I have the worst Abdominal cramps I have ever had, I took an Ib profen 600 ml and layed down for awhile,have a heating pad on my tummy, does anyone have any suggestions for cramps this bad, they put me to the floor earlier today. i've heard of other women having cramps this bad but this is the first time I've experienced them this bad.I'm 28 so I've dealt with cramps for a whole lot of years but never this bad, and this is only my 2nd cycle since I hadmy tubes tied 6 month ago. Any suggestions at all thanks

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:38 PM on Dec. 16, 2008 in Health

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Answers (7)
  • Do you have any bananas? Potassium helps alleviate cramps. Also I've heard that milk/ dairy products help lessen the severity.
    lulugu

    Answer by lulugu at 10:45 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • are you sure it is menstrual and not intestinal??
    cameron536

    Answer by cameron536 at 6:15 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • First of all, a heating pad and balling up is the worse thing to do for cramps. If you can just walk slowly and try to stretch a little it will help you more than heat and laying down. Hold onto something sturdy to stretch just in case you get one of those stabbing awful pains. If they don't improve at least a little with this, you may have some problems going on from the tubes being tied.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:47 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • If this persists please see a doctor. I ended up having a cyst on my ovary. If its something else you should get checked
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:53 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • Bowel Obstruction: Blockage in the bowel of the digestive tract
    treatments are indicated
    –Increase fiber and fluid intake
    –Exercise
    –Avoid causative medications
    –Saline cathartics: Magnesium-containing compounds and phosphate enemas work by osmotic effect; avoid in renal insufficiency; for acute cases only
    –Hyperosmotic nonabsorbing sugars (e.g., lactulose) may be used for long-term management and are less toxic
    –Lavage solutions may be used for refractory constipation and impactions
    –Enemas: Low volume tap water or sodium phosphate (FLEET) may be used for severe constipation
    –A combination of suppositories (glycerin or bisaccodyl) and enemas (phosphate) will soften impactions; however, digital disimpaction may be necessary
    texasMOMto4

    Answer by texasMOMto4 at 10:02 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • Intestinal obstruction
    Blockage in the intestines of the digestive tract
    treatments are indicated
    –Increase fiber and fluid intake
    –Exercise
    –Avoid causative medications
    –Saline cathartics: Magnesium-containing compounds and phosphate enemas work by osmotic effect; avoid in renal insufficiency; for acute cases only
    –Hyperosmotic nonabsorbing sugars (e.g., lactulose) may be used for long-term management and are less toxic
    –Lavage solutions may be used for refractory constipation and impactions
    –Enemas: Low volume tap water or sodium phosphate (FLEET) may be used for severe constipation
    –A combination of suppositories (glycerin or bisaccodyl) and enemas (phosphate) will soften impactions; however, digital disimpaction may be necessary
    texasMOMto4

    Answer by texasMOMto4 at 10:06 AM on Dec. 17, 2008

  • sounds like something that just happened to a friend of mine. her "cramps" turned out to be gall stones. make an appointment. either way, you should find out
    BEMomma

    Answer by BEMomma at 2:15 PM on Dec. 17, 2008

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