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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,...

  • GI disorder but IBS diagnosis is not sufficient for my symptoms.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions September 18, 2015 07:33 PM

    For about 4 months, I've had nearly constant clear rectal leakage. It has been getting worse for the last 2 months, I wear adult "briefs" that are soaked by the end of the day. I've had a colonoscopy and a fissure, small polyp, and rectal ulcers were found. Nothing like parasites, celiac,...

  • Blunt abdominal trauma 1 year back still felling pain discomfort Please Help

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions January 2, 2015 09:20 PM

    I got blunt abdominal trauma 1 year back. Due to severe pain i took NSAID and Antibiotic for 1 month and applied hot water bag. But i am still suffering from light pain and heaviness in abdomen and also in lower back with stabing pain since that time. I am also suffering from bloating, excessive...

  • help me life is bad (nausea,constipation)

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 3, 2014 02:34 PM

    I'm an 18 year old male. I have been suffering from nausea for 3 weeks. I'm healthy and active. Don't have the best diet but who does. i have chronic nausea so i went to the ER. they gave me Zofran, acid reflux medicine, everything and nothing worked. I never vomit but daily and constantly feel the...

  • Help need some feedback. Blood in stool.

    Linmfc 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions November 3, 2013 10:27 PM

    Hi. I'll get right into it. 3 months ago I started seeing blood in my stool so I made an appointment with my doctor who did a rectal examine and found no hemorrhoids. I am have an appointment for a colonoscopy soon but just recently have had almost no BMs for 7 days and when I do they are covered...

  • 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...

  • i have been nauseated for about a year or more and have no idea what ot use or do,,,,

    jennygurl 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions August 16, 2013 09:13 AM

    hello my name is jenny, I am going to start by saying I am 42 I have a kidney disease, but my nausea does not come from that..i recently did a stomach empy test and to my utter shock it came back normal . this shocked me. I have been very sick to my stomach about every day and to put that I am...

  • How can I be diagnosed with diverticulitis with no symptoms or pain.

    andi67 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 24, 2013 03:50 AM

    Is it possible that colon inflammation can be caused by the colonoscopy prep which is dreadful to take and excruciating to go through. I have never had any problems with bowel movements and have been a vegetarian for 40 years. I am supposed to get a sigmoidoscopy next, having gone through a...

  • Lower Left Sided Abdominal Pain

    mmichalski 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 12, 2013 02:12 PM

    Hi I am a 28 year old female who has had a reoccurring problem without diagnosis. For years now I have only pooped 2 to maybe 3 times a week. This doesn't seem to bother my lifestyle or eating habits. However there have been a number of times where I get dull to sharp pains in my left lower...

  • 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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  • Pelvic Pain / Blood Only in stool / Clear MRI & Colonoscopy (minor stuff)

    PhillipO 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions August 31, 2012 01:13 PM

    I am at a loss and the Doctor in Knoxville have not a clue.The symptoms seem to start Most of the time when I do lifting (light or heavy) but not always. Some times it starts if I work vigorously. I have had a few times it happens for no reason at all. Along with the bleeding I have lower...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Undiagnosed Upper Abdominal Pain Radiates to Back

    lexian96 4 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions November 13, 2011 05:27 PM

    I've been suffering with what I'll call "attacks" since August 12th, 2010.My first "attack" led me to the er - where I was found to have gallstones, it was suggested by the E.R. doctors that I have my gallbladder removed - which I did. After the gallbladder removal surgery I had hoped that it would...

  • 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...

  • Yellow watery diarrhea

    jdkelley25 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions October 1, 2011 09:33 PM

    I need other ideas of what could be causing my problem of chronic diarrhea. I've already had tests for celiac, galbladder, colonoscopy, blood tests & stool samples. Everything is coming back negative... but something is wrong. I asked about pancreas but he doesn't think that's it. I just had...

  • Help! Suffering from chronic fatigue and stomach pain for 5 years

    Sooo_Tired 20 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 5, 2011 02:47 AM

    Hi, I'm a 25 year old male and I've been suffering from chronic fatigue and stomach bloating/pain since 2006.As a kid I was always VERY active. Skateboarding, basketball, running, hiking you name it I did it. I have not been able to keep a job or live my life anymore. I'm simply too tired and...

  • The doctor says IBS, but I'm thinking maybe an infection?...

    sweetie25 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions June 18, 2011 02:14 PM

    I went to my doctor with these symptoms:Within 1/2 hour of eating anything, my abdomen just below my belly button gets all bloated. Oddly, my stomach looks normal above the belly button but distended starting from the belly button down to the pelvic bones.Random "twinges" of discomfort in various...