Glossary for Cramping abdominal pain
Medical terms related to Cramping abdominal pain or mentioned in this section include:
- Abdominal cramps: Painful muscular contractions occurring in the abdomen.
- Abdominal pain: Pain in the abdominal area or stomach.
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Amoebiasis: An infectious disease caused by a free-living amoebic parasite called Entamoeba histolytica. The organism infects the bowel and causes gastroenteritis. Infection occurs through ingesting contaminated food or water. It is more common in countries with poor sanitation. The incubation period may last from days to weeks before symptoms appear.
- Attenuated familial polyposis: A genetic condition characterized by the development of adenomatous polyps mainly in the colon and rectum. There may be hundreds or thousands of polyps and these polyps have a predisposition for becoming cancerous. The attenuated form of the condition is distinguished by the development of polyps in old age rather than during the first decades of life.
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
- Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
- Constipation: Hardness of stool or difficulty or inability to pass feces.
- Cramps: Refers to abdominal cramps, muscle cramps, or menstrual cramps
- Diarrhea: Loose, soft, or watery stool.
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Dysmenorrhea: Excessive menstrual-like cramping pain
- EGE: A rare disorder where white blood cells (eosinophils) infiltrate the layers of the lining of the stomach and intestines and cause gastrointestinal symptoms. The degree of infiltration will determine the severity of symptoms.
- Ectopic pregnancy: The occurrence of a pregnancy outside that of the uterus
- Eosinophilic enteropathy, pattern I: A rare disorder where white blood cells (eosinophils) infiltrate the deepest layers of the lining of the stomach and sometimes the intestines.
- Eosinophilic enteropathy, pattern II: A rare disorder where white blood cells (eosinophils) infiltrate the top layers of the lining of the stomach and small intestine.
- Familial polyposis -- classical: An inherited condition where polyps develop in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. The polyps are initially benign but may become malignant if untreated.
- Familial polyposis, autosomal recessive: An inherited condition where polyps develop in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. The polyps are initially benign but may become malignant if untreated. The autosomal recessive form of this condition is characterized by fewer polyps than in other forms (less than 100) and is due to mutations in a different gene.
- Food poisoning: Poisoning from a substance or microbe in food.
- Gastroenteritis: An infection of the bowel
- Giardia: Contagious parasitic digestive infection
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Irritable bowel syndrome: A chronic non inflammatory disease with a psychophysiologic basis
- Lactose intolerance: lactose intolerance is the inability to metabolize lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products, because the required enzyme lactase is absent in the intestinal system or its availability is lowered
- Menstrual cramps: Pelvic or other menstrual-related pains
- Miscarriage: Symptoms related to miscarriage or stillbirth.
- Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
- Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
- Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
- Pain Disorder: Somatoform disorder causing pain
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
- Stomach ache: Stomachache is a condition in which there is any type of discomfort in the stomach or upper abdominal area.
- Stomach cramps: Cramping or other stomach discomfort
- Stomach problems: Any problems that occur with ones stomach
- Stomach symptoms: Symptoms affecting the stomach.
- Upper abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the upper abdominal region.
- Viral diseases: Any disease that is caused by a virus
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