Abdominal cramp : Medical Symptom Description


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Abdominal cramp: Abdominal cramp is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Stomach cramps. For a medical symptom description of 'Abdominal cramp', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Stomach cramps (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Abdominal cramp' may be possible.
Stomach cramps (symptom): Cramping or other stomach discomfort
Stomach cramps (symptom): Exactly what people mean when they say "stomach cramps" is not entirely clear. The most correct interpretation is the stomach muscle spasms, with associated pain, but many people use the term loosely to mean any kind of stomach discomfort, stomach ache, abdominal discomfort or abdominal pain. People may say "stomach cramps" when they are really cramps of the intestines. Thus, to determine the cause of stomach cramps, it may be necessary to examine other areas such as the causes of symptoms such as abdominal pain, abdominal cramping, stomach ache, abdominal bloating, menstrual cramps or other types of abdominal discomfort.

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