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  • I need a diagnosis! It is not Crohn's disease, celiac, IBS, colitis, ulcers or inflammation. help!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions January 17, 2017 10:35 PM

    I am a 26-year-old generally healthy female. I've never had in the past. In March 2016 I went to a restaurant and had food poisoning. After a day or two it resolved. In July 2016 and having Severe diarrhea and vomiting only in the morning, accompanied by stomach cramps. Since July 22, until today,...

  • GERD The Most Misdiagnose Condition

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions March 25, 2016 09:34 PM

    GERD is one of the most misdiagnosed conditions in this country and other countries. The symptoms associated with GERD are common in people that are over producing Hydrochloric acid (Hyperchlorhydria) and common in people that are not producing strong enough acid (Hypochlorhydria). ...

  • Frequent diarrhea, no appetite, nausea, and fatigue (last 3 weeks)

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions February 17, 2016 04:29 PM

    I have had this twice in the last six months. It takes 3 weeks to recover from each episode. Symptoms: 1. Burning feeling in flank (kidney area) when I have to poop. Goes away when I poop. 2. Watery stool. At the worse it is every 2 hrs 3. Nausea. I vomited once. I will say that vomiting in...

  • I'm a 15 year old female. For almost a year now, I have had constant abdominal pain&bad stools

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions August 4, 2015 04:40 PM

    For a long time now I have suffered with pain daily in my stomach and lower in what feels like my intestines. The doctors are running tests and still do not know what is wrong. I have loose stools & bad pain right before and sometimes after a bowel movement. I have no weight gain or weight loss,...

  • I have diarrhea after eating when I skip breakfast.

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions August 1, 2014 05:31 PM

    I do not have my gall bladder and I'm over 55 yrs of age. If I skip breakfast, when I do eat lunch or early dinner I will have a sudden and explosive bout of diarrhea. Is there any explanation for this?

  • I've been diagnosed with gastroentoritis and gastritis but its been 2 months please help me

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions April 21, 2014 11:20 PM

    I've posted the symptoms on the bottom. I'm a 20 Year old male going on 21 and I was diagnosed with Gastroentoritis 2 months ago and have been bed ridden ever since. I've been to the emergency room twice during the beginning and 3 times just this past week. During my visit they ran me through a...

  • When to remove gallbladder?

    HuntChild 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions October 14, 2013 08:55 PM

    I am an 18 year old female. Within the past 4 months I began having regular GI problems and finally made an appointment with my GI doctor. He ordered a full workup including blood work, an ultrasound, and a colonoscopy. The radiologist pointed out that I clearly have polyps in my gallbladder, but...

  • Undiagnosed GI & neurological symptoms... hoping someome can help.

    kyoneko 2 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions October 5, 2013 03:18 AM

    Hello - I have had symptoms of IBS for five years now that come and go, varying in their severity and complexity. Most common symptoms have been diarrhea, nausea, spasms in the colon and pain. I often get sharp pains, generally located above my navel and to the left side. Sometimes this pain is so...

  • Its been one year! I want help!

    GreenDynamit 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions September 26, 2013 04:21 PM

    No gastro doctor has been able to figure out this condition. I been taking levson since I was a kid. When I was born, my digestive system wasn't fully developed. I been having problems with my stomach since birth. Obviously it's developed now. In 2011, I had a endoscopy and they found chemical...

  • Chronic fullness

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions March 19, 2013 06:12 PM

    From September of to December of 2011, I lost 20 , going from 125 lbs to 105 lbs, I am currently 23 years old. My diet was a lot of fruit and low/no fat foods. Towards the end of December 2011, I noticed that whenever I ate, no matter what it was, my abdomen would become very distended and I would...

  • Sick after eating...ongoing since 2006....PLEASE HELP...I'M DESPERATE.

    suzport0528 2 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions January 20, 2013 11:52 PM

    Hello everyone,This is my first time posting on the internet about my stomach issues but I don't know where else to turn anymore. This may be a long post, but I want to be sure that I cover everything that is going on.I am 23 years old and have been in and out of doctor offices since approx. 2006....

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  • PLEASE HELP! High VIP Level - ANY OTHER CAUSES BUT PANCREATIC CANCER (VIpoma)???

    kathyl777 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 30, 2012 02:13 PM

    Does anyone know of any reason other than a VIPoma (cancerous tumor, usually of the pancreas) that would cause my VIP level to be 93? Have had chronic diarrhea for about 15 - 18 months. 2 years ago had routine colonoscopy which was normal. Since I started seeing doctors about a year ago for my...

  • High VIP Level - ANY OTHER CAUSES BUT PANCREATIC CANCER (VIpoma)???

    kathyl777 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 30, 2012 12:05 AM

    I have been having bouts of diarrhea regularly for about 15 -18 months now. Went to see a Gastroenterologist about a year ago because I was not only having diarrhea but also acid reflux. She did endoscope and discovered I not only had acid reflux but also an ulcer and a hiatal hernia. She gave me...

  • Stomach causing it all?

    Ellio1985 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 13, 2012 11:15 PM

    Hello thankyou for reading this, for the past couple of years I have experienced a multitude of symptoms but I have not been able to figure out what is wrong with myself. Since I was about 11 I had occasional episodes of what I remember as a lethargy/fatigue with derealisation, from what I remember...

  • SEVERE LEFT SIDE ABDOMINAL PAIN, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, yellow mucous.

    jnk1125 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions June 26, 2012 02:22 PM

    5 years ago I had a horrific pregnancy at age 21. I lost weight the entire time, vomiting everything I drank, ate, etc... everyday. I would black out and tried every antinausea medication safe for pregnancy. Nothing worked. I then gave birth to a healthy child, despite all odds, thank you God!!...

  • severe left abdominal pain/diarrhea/chills/vomiting

    jnk1125 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions May 20, 2012 01:31 PM

    I had a very bad pregnancy 5 yrs ago. I couldnt keep any food or liquid down, water included. I lost weight most of my pregnancy, and 70 lbs in the year after. they tried med after med finally settling on a zofran iv pump lasting only 2 weeks due to huge welps covering my body because of alleric...

  • Possible Stomach Infection?

    arbguy 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions April 22, 2012 05:54 AM

    Hi, I am a 28 year old male with no previous history of any digestive disorder. I suddenly got a bout of diarrhea about 6 weeks ago, the symptoms include bloating, slight nausea, rumbling in the stomach and a bowel movement soon after meals. I had about 3-4 bowel movements a day usually within 30...

  • Help for my 3 year old please!

    Cellajewel 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions January 27, 2012 07:31 PM

    We have been battling several issues for my son for almost a year and a half now! I'm getting tired of going to doctors only to have them keep prescribing different creams for him and not fully listening to me. My son has had a blistering diaper rash around his anus for over a hear and a half. It...

  • Problem eating food!

    PAGuy41 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions December 7, 2011 09:38 AM

    I have this problem when I eat something I'm in the bathroom with diarrhea and sometimes I'm in there 3 times. I was told this could be intestinal problem. I have had this problem for a few years now thinking it would go away but it hasn't. I didn't have this problem before but one time I got...

  • Yellow watery diarrhea

    jdkelley25 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions October 2, 2011 03:07 AM

    I need other ideas of what could be causing my problem of chronic diarrheahttp://images.intellitxt.com/ast/adTypes/mag-glass_10x10.gif. I've already had tests for celiac, galbladder, colonoscopy, blood tests & stool samples. Everything is coming back negative... but something is wrong. I asked...