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  • Help! Feels like I've swallowed a balloon and can't get it out!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions April 25, 2016 02:26 PM

    I am at my wits end here and so discouraged because nothing I do seems to fix this problem. I am super uncomfortable every time after I eat for a good 2-3 hours. It feels like I have a bunch of balloons in my stomach and I have to forcefully push them out (i.e. burping). But even with the burps I...

  • 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). ...

  • Is anyone else out there battling potassium deficiency? I'm finding it 'extremely' difficult.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions December 28, 2015 04:18 PM

    Hi im 31 yr old female battling the worst thing of my life. Started out bad gastritis from ingesting too many garlic capsules. Gastritis wouldnt heal - bad flu like symptoms(but no actual flu) gerd tummy sensitivity extreme weight loss couldnt eat. Got so low on potassium near had heart attack....

  • I have an air bubble in my chest that hurts! How do I get rid of it?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 7, 2014 07:48 PM

    I am experiencing a very painful episode for the first time. I have GERD and take meds am and pm, but after eating a lime popcycle I have a huge air bubble in my chest. I am also sweating! Is there a way to get rid of it short of going to the hospital?

  • "Celiac" not responding to GF diet

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions May 27, 2014 07:23 PM

    I'm tossing this out there to see what ideas people have. I have had chronic health problems for years including but not limited to my personal AAA - allergies, arthritis, and asthma; chronic pain and fatigue; chronic rhinitis and sinusitis; a devastating allergy to mint, menthol, and cinnamon...

  • Diagnosis?

    susanjayaraj 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions November 22, 2013 01:50 PM

    My mom is 60+ years old...she has been experiencing abdominal bloating for quite some time now.She does feels better with omeprazole and some other medications.Heavy appetite during the nights and there is a feeling of something blocking the chest and sometimes regurgitation and vomitting.Hasnt had...

  • pressure/tightness upper abdominal when standing

    shanro_x 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions August 6, 2013 10:04 AM

    hello everyone i am 21 years old. 6'0 ft, 140 lbs.i need real relief from this.. i m having terrible pressure in my upper abdomen when standing.its not having when im lying down. i did 2 endoscopy and found mild lower end oesophagitis .and im taking GERD tablets since last year.. but no relief of...

  • Help! Gastritis, peptic ulcer ruined my life.

    DDR321 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions February 1, 2013 07:51 PM

    Hey everyone,Ya know, I wish this title was overly dramatic but, it's really not. My life pretty much stopped 2 years ago this month. It started with symptoms of shortness of breath, palpitations & severe GERD out of nowhere following a course of amoxicillin for a sinus infection. This may or may...

  • Constant Hunger Pains

    hotcoldbytch 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions March 12, 2012 06:26 PM

    Hi.I have had constant hunger pains for 3 months now .No matter what I eat Im starving all the time.I dont have an ulcer Gerd or Diabetes.Please if anyone has any suggestions I would like to hear them Thank You.

  • Frequent vomiting and GERD's

    smallfry 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions October 27, 2011 07:27 PM

    I have had acid reflux that has burned and affected my esophagus since I was about fourteen or fifteen. As it is frequent and become worse over time, I eventually went to the doctors (at 19) and he diagnosed me with GERD's disease, which my father and brother also have. The medicine I have been...

  • 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...

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  • 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...

  • bad GERD and stomach problems...

    Echo19 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions May 7, 2011 06:20 AM

    Hi. I got a nasty stomach bug about a year ago. Lots of vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite..etc. That cleared up in about a few days, and aside from being quite constipated, I was ok for a week.Then all my stomach problems came. I was nauseous all the time, constipated, had a lot of abdominal...

  • Sugar Interance?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions November 4, 2010 12:14 AM

    I have GERD and IBS but it seems to be under control. I have found things that trigger it like coffee and the weirdest thing HALLS cough drops. When I get a sore throat and take HALLS it tears up my stomach with bad ( real bad ) gas and constant bowl movements. Now my question is this: I can have...

  • Food is stuck in throat, reflux, vomiting - 13 year old boy

    Anonymous 5 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions September 23, 2010 11:43 PM

    My son is 13. Around a year ago he started getting food stuck in his throat while eating. He will run to the sink or toilet and throw up a lot of what he's eaten. This happens with liquids also. When he has an episode, he makes a sort of wheezing sound while he eats. This lasted until last Spring...

  • upper left quadrant back pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions August 1, 2010 03:43 PM

    Does this sound familiar to anyone? I have a searing upper back pain right under my shoulder blade that started two weeks ago and has gets me up around 4am every morning with what feels like a severe attack. I just had moderate gastritis diagnosed two days ago, so am being treated to get the...

  • GERD causing heart related problems?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions June 26, 2010 05:06 AM

    Hello,I'm a guy of 20. You can call me Steve. I'm suspecting I'm having GERD. It all started 3 months ago in march when I had a sudden intense chest tightness just above my nipple on my left.(which is the side of the heart). I went to doctor immediately fearing its heart problem. At the same time,...

  • gagging and burning - no diagnosis

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions June 22, 2010 03:04 AM

    So I'm posting here because I'm frustrated. I've had GI symptoms for as long as I can remember and have never received a diagnosis. My doctors (and there have been quite a few...) have chosen to treat me for GERD or IBS based on some of my symptoms but not all of them. I'm irritated because none...

  • Urine PH

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions June 16, 2010 12:43 AM

    Hi, I seem to have a problem that I am not able to fix. I have a urine PH between 5.0 and 5.5 I am tring everything I know to raise it , eating mostly alkaline food very few if any acid foods. I am also taking alkalife drops as well Bicarb Balance to get it up to 7.0. I even bought new PH...

  • Questions about Gert Or Heartburn

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions June 6, 2010 09:39 PM

    I have some Questions GERD , Vomiting and Regurgitation I need Help with my Questions are:1. I am wondering is there anyone who has GERD -Do People with GERD have Trouble with Vomiting and Regurgitation2.What Can I do about my Throwing up or Vomiting in being able to get better a lot of times when...