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  • I dont get peristalsis so have to soil myself, I get bloated, reflux & headaches for years. Plz help

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions December 9, 2014 10:12 PM

    This has been going on for over 5 years, I've had no help from doctors who've never undersrtood so call it IBS. This has never lead to anything helpful, blood & breath tests from the gastroentorologist were negativo. I struggle so much with the effects from eating that I don't most of the time,...

  • 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...

  • Severe postprandial abdominal pain, any ideas?

    VPrice1030 2 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 18, 2013 03:20 PM

    Hi all, thanks in advance for any help. I'm a 28 y.o. female with no other medical history except for renal obstruction repaired surgically at age two. Starting about six months ago, I started developing early satiety and postprandial abdominal fullness and pain. I also had extreme fatigue and...

  • 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....

  • Please Help with Entamoeba Histolytica

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 27, 2011 04:15 AM

    My husband was diagnosed with this four months ago,but been suffering from it for over a year.He's been on four diff. antibiotics,including Flagyl twice and still not any better.Just wondering if anyone knows anything about this parasite.He has terrible abdominal pain over his liver,bad smelling...

  • pain just below the sternum

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 9, 2011 03:31 AM

    when i woke up this morning i had a pain just below my sternum, it feels almost like heartburn but there is no burn its just pain. when i lay down it helps quite a bit but if i lay down too long then my back starts hurting to. i tried baking soda and mylanta but neither worked at all. i can eat 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...

  • Burning in stomach, Weakness, Shortness of breath

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions April 18, 2011 11:38 PM

    or a month now I have been having trouble with my stomach but for the past 3 days it has been the worst. Every time I wake up my stomach is burning really bad and I feel nauseous. This also happens at night too. I have been using the bathroom more then usual lately and when I use it I'm either...

  • toxic after eating

    andilynn 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions April 10, 2011 06:50 PM

    Hello. I am a 32 yr old female with many health problems. Most prominent are Crohn's disease and Fybromyalgia (at least we think that's what it is). For nearly a week, anytime i eat, i get aching in my mid-lower back, feel achy/fluish in my body, get a headache, nausea, and just feel sick. whether...

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  • abdominal pain and digestion w/stool changes

    Ginny Lou 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions February 11, 2011 07:52 PM

    I am posting this in hopes that it will help another as well as myself.I have always had stomach and bowel issues but the first wk of jan.I had developed a sudden onset of hbp along with seizure type episodeswith eye problems that I still have.Well that wk I had been feeling likeI was on the edge...

  • Acute right lower abdominal pain - 14 yrs old son

    lsp2106 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions January 31, 2011 03:23 PM

    My son is 14 years old and since 2 weeks ago is suffering from an acute right lower abdominal pain, with nausea, diarrhea, some headache. Took him to the ER and blood test came back ok, CT scan showed some swollen Lymph nodes but all organs ok. They send him home with a disgnosis of mesenteric...

  • Stomach Flu Questions

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions October 30, 2010 04:53 PM

    Hello all...About a week ago, my wife had a stomach flu. I had a bit of mild cramping and pain and one day of diarrhea that cleared up after I took Pepto Bismol, but then seemed mostly fine besides occasional mild cramping.Then three days ago late in the evening, my three year old son started to...

  • Feeling terrible alltogether

    Johnny760 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions October 21, 2010 08:03 PM

    I've been feeling terrible for the past couple of weeks. I've been having:-Terrible headache-Constipation-my stomachs being feeling very weird, like it's bubbling or something!-Fatigue-Lack of energyif you've any idea what this might be, let me know! Thanks

  • In serious need of help!!!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions August 24, 2010 08:29 AM

    I am a 18 year old girl, not sexually active and haven't been to a doctor since 2. For the past year I have been feeling weak, fatigued, constantly tired but can never sleep and a migraine often. My joints ache too. I have constant lower back pain, pelvic, hip pain on the left, abdominal...

  • Undiagnosed stomach problem - please help.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions August 18, 2010 07:37 PM

    Hi there: I've been having problems with heartburn and sour stomach for 2 yrs. now and it's getting worse. In May of this year, our Memorial Day cookout to be exact, I got extremely sick to my stomach - threw up everything I ate, had heartburn, could not keep food down for 2 days. I went to my...

  • Constant vomiting & incredibly bad stomach pain for 6 years now? I really need help!

    008Missy 2 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 27, 2010 11:55 PM

    I'm wondering if anyone can help me. I went to see a different one of my drs today about my problem which I've had since I was 12 years old. I've now had it for 6 years and thankfully it has eased off lots, but I fear it may come out on an important date (e.g on an exam day). I've written a lot to...

  • Wow Pancreas Pain!!!

    ithurts 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions June 23, 2010 08:43 PM

    Hi Here Goes! Over a year ago I went to the hospital with severe back pain a in the doctor that came in said what's your main complaint.I said my back she reached down in felt my legs and than said dependent edema.That's it.Okay went home and I have learned to live with the pain scale 1 to 10 10...

  • Pain in lower right quadrant, Doctors are guessing

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions June 12, 2010 09:43 PM

    Can anyone help me out and lead me in the right direction?? I never have serious problems. This one came out of nowhere. Skip to 4 for important stuff.9.) 9 days ago (Thursday), I woke up with a stomach ache and a very acidic stomach. I take prevacid for acid reflex. I thought I had just ate...