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  • often get breathlessness and tireddue to stomach problem after a meal or if i dont take food in time

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions August 8, 2017 02:49 PM

    I am having a health problem since last 5 to 6 years as I get tired very fast.I am male aged 54.I am unable to tire myself as I get fatigue and feel sleepy too. I get breathlessness often now may be after food or if I don't take food in time. Flatulence and bowel syndrome. I have piles. I am 5'4"...

  • 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...

  • Gastrointestinal issue?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions November 4, 2015 06:37 PM

    Back on September 11 I started go to gain this pain/cramping issue in the belly. Five days later, I went to the bathroom and found all this blood on toilet paper. My doctor sent me to a urologist, urine sample showed UTI. I was prescribed an antibiotic. Felt good for a week after antibiotic was...

  • 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...

  • Gallstones??

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions April 15, 2013 04:37 PM

    Hi,I have had IBS for a number of years and have been able to control it really well. It did get worse after having Glandular Fever nearly 3 years ago with upper abdominal pain and diarrhoea. I had a mirena coil fitted in January and ever since then i have become very bloated (looks like i'm...

  • 61 year old woman and chronic fatigue

    eagle123 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions February 21, 2012 08:33 PM

    I've been sick for several months now. My symptoms are extreme exhaustion, liver enzymes triple the norm but now back to normal. Epstein barr test positive but GI doctor does not think I had mono because I had no fever or sore throat. Negative for tumors and hepatitis a b and c. I am just totally...

  • Seeking help/advice for my toddler

    LKQSJH 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions January 18, 2012 04:20 AM

    Let me start by saying sorry for the lengthy post but wanted to give as much info as possible if anyone had any ideas.  Starting back on Thurs 01/05 I got a call from my little boys pre-school saying that he had vomited and I needed to pick him up.  He turned 2 in August.  He had a pretty rough day...

  • Help! Chronic fatigue and high ALT/AST

    versella 2 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 24, 2011 10:12 AM

    Hi,I am so very concerned about my husband and I am desperate for some help. Back in April, he started complaining about being very tired all the time but he thought it was just allergies because of the season change. The fatigue gets worse and towards the end of May, he started to develop a low...

  • 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...

  • Just diagnosed

    powerlineman 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions March 6, 2011 02:36 PM

    I'm a 36 year old male just diagnosed with Ulcertive Colitis after a colonoscopy on Feb 14. My symptoms started around Feb 3rd or so. I went from diarrhea to bloody diarrhea. I can't help but wonder if I really have UC or something else due to an incident that occured on Jan 14. I am a firefighter....

  • 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...

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  • bacterial overgrowth? Please help

    lagirl1966 2 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions September 25, 2010 09:37 AM

    Hi. I have not been here for a while. I have been feeling really sick and in alot of pain for the past few weeks. It all started with diarrhea (I also have IBS-D) so I thought it was a usual flareup, which I have not had in a long time. I also got severe cramping pain in my stomach, well it was...

  • Recurrent Vomiting Every Four Months Since Childhood

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions August 13, 2010 07:34 PM

    My cousin was a premature baby, and ever since he was small, he has had vomiting that he has to go to the ER for. He is now my age (18) and is in the Marines, but he recently came home for a visit and after a few minutes, began vomiting uncontrollably. My aunt had to take him to the hospital, and...

  • Oh my God, I never been so sick... help

    dani_cali 1 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions August 13, 2010 05:19 PM

    hi. got back from a holiday in tenerife. last few days there i had a few spells of severe shakes that lasted about half hour, thought it was just too much sun. then i felt faint one evening. then, within 12 hours of returning, i suddenly felt really really sick, more sick than ive ever felt....

  • Left Upper Abdomen Swollen and Painful

    chelseaw90 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions August 12, 2010 09:13 PM

    I am a 20 yr old female with a medical history that has been somewhat out of the ordinary considering all of the health problems I have had. As of recent test results, I have found out that I do have a high Lyme Disease IgG/IgM Ab count of 5.35 which I am now taking antibiotics for. Also, I don't...

  • 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...

  • Diarrhea for 6 days -- Please help!

    mjb1978 4 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 13, 2010 11:24 AM

    I have had some interesting gastrointestinal symptoms for nearly a week now and am wondering if any of these sound familiar to anyone else. I've had digestive issues / anxiety nearly my whole life; the past couple of years I have been severely constipated (passing small dark stool) with occasional...

  • Pain Right Below Sternum

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions July 10, 2010 11:22 PM

    My boyfriend has been suffering for the 4th day in a row with severe pain right underneath the sternum. It came out of the blue and he has never had this pain before. He has no other symptoms. No fever, no nausea, nothing serious. We have already been to the ER. All the bloodwork came back normal...

  • 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...

  • diarrhea/constant peeing/fever/stomach cramps

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Gastrointestinal conditions May 26, 2010 04:20 PM

    This just started today;every 15-20 minutes, sometimes not even that long, my lower abdominal muscules cramp up and I have a sudden urge to go to use the bathroom. I dont feel like I have to pee but everytime I use the bathroom, I am urinating as well, which is the only thing that worries me, Ive...