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Nausea, Vomiting, & Constipation for over a month

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 24, 2010
  • 11:15 PM

I'M SO SORRY ABOUT THE LENGTH. PLEASE READ, I'M DESPERATE!! :(

Hi there, I'm really hoping someone can help me out here, I'm getting really deperate and I don't want to go see my doctor again if it is unnecessary since I've already shoved out a lot of money.

At the beginning of September I started getting really sick, after a week if EXTREME nausea, constipation, light headedness, and weakness I decided to go see my doctor. She found nothing. A few days later I was beginning to feel like I was going to pass out suddenly, it scared me so I asked a friend to take me to the hospital. I had a very bad kidney infection. They gave me some liquid to drink for the constipation and it worked, but only for two days.

The antibiotics they put me on made me even sicker, I got all of the bad side-effects. After finishing the antibiotics I began feeling more like myself again, and returned to work after 3 weeks of torture. I was fine up until last Friday, Oct. 15th.

After eating supper with my boyfriend I began feeling very nauseated once again. I went to work the following morning, only to leave after an hour because I could not handle the smell of all the food around me. I still didn't feel like myself but returned to work again the following Monday. Everything was decent (definitely not good) up until this past Friday when I got extremely sick once again. I threw up twice, and could not get over the horrible feeling of being nauseated. It felt a lot like car-sickness. I was decent last night until I smelled the food my boyfriend brought home for me, and started to feel sick once again. I woke up this morning immediately having to run to the bathroom to throw up. I've also been having HORRIBLE cramps from the constipation today. The past couple of days I have had a very slight fever that comes and goes and gives me chills. There is also some body pains. I started thinking it might be the flu, but I doubt my symptoms would come and go so much if it were just the flu.

I am currently treating a yeast infection with monistat and yogurt. I am sure I am not pregnant because I have rarely had sex due to the infection, and I recently just got off my period. The constipation is driving me CRAZY though, and I have tried laxitives, but they only work for a day or two. I am getting plenty of fiber in my diet, I use benefiber every day.

I really hope that someone can help, I know that it's a load of weird symptoms. I'm just getting desperate.

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  • Time to go to a nephrologist.It sounds like either an infection in the kidneys has spread to a distant location or an infection from a distant location has gone to the kidneys.Good luck.:cool:
    bigboy 64 Replies
    • October 25, 2010
    • 04:04 AM
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  • it seems like adverse effect of some anti biotic .. can u tell me wat anibitic ur doc gave u for kidney infection ?? n continue tat liquid given for constipation for another week n let us watch if there``s any progree .. stop worrying , u ll b fine ... god bless :-)
    arjun4mb 80 Replies
    • October 25, 2010
    • 04:07 PM
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  • The antibiotic was generic for Septra, I believe it was called 'SMZ-TMP'. And it very well could be my kidneys, I just don't understand why I have been constipated for so long. And I drank all of the liquid for the constipation already, that was just one dose and it was over a month ago.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 26, 2010
    • 02:51 AM
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  • u still taking the antibiotic ?? cos it does cause , nausea , lightheadedness , vomiting etc ... n for ur constipation i would suggest a high fibre diet ..
    arjun4mb 80 Replies
    • October 28, 2010
    • 02:10 PM
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  • I'M SO SORRY ABOUT THE LENGTH. PLEASE READ, I'M DESPERATE!! :(Hi there, I'm really hoping someone can help me out here, I'm getting really deperate and I don't want to go see my doctor again if it is unnecessary since I've already shoved out a lot of money.At the beginning of September I started getting really sick, after a week if EXTREME nausea, constipation, light headedness, and weakness I decided to go see my doctor. She found nothing. A few days later I was beginning to feel like I was going to pass out suddenly, it scared me so I asked a friend to take me to the hospital. I had a very bad kidney infection. They gave me some liquid to drink for the constipation and it worked, but only for two days.The antibiotics they put me on made me even sicker, I got all of the bad side-effects. After finishing the antibiotics I began feeling more like myself again, and returned to work after 3 weeks of torture. I was fine up until last Friday, Oct. 15th.After eating supper with my boyfriend I began feeling very nauseated once again. I went to work the following morning, only to leave after an hour because I could not handle the smell of all the food around me. I still didn't feel like myself but returned to work again the following Monday. Everything was decent (definitely not good) up until this past Friday when I got extremely sick once again. I threw up twice, and could not get over the horrible feeling of being nauseated. It felt a lot like car-sickness. I was decent last night until I smelled the food my boyfriend brought home for me, and started to feel sick once again. I woke up this morning immediately having to run to the bathroom to throw up. I've also been having HORRIBLE cramps from the constipation today. The past couple of days I have had a very slight fever that comes and goes and gives me chills. There is also some body pains. I started thinking it might be the flu, but I doubt my symptoms would come and go so much if it were just the flu. I am currently treating a yeast infection with monistat and yogurt. I am sure I am not pregnant because I have rarely had sex due to the infection, and I recently just got off my period. The constipation is driving me CRAZY though, and I have tried laxitives, but they only work for a day or two. I am getting plenty of fiber in my diet, I use benefiber every day.I really hope that someone can help, I know that it's a load of weird symptoms. I'm just getting desperate.EVER BEEN TESTED FOR A PARASITE? ALSO, PLEASE CHECK OUT CANDIDA ALBICANS ON THE INTERNET. MANY OF YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT "ANTIBIOTIC" MEANS -- IT MEANS "AGAINST LIFE" EVEN GOOD LIFE... AND A CANDIDA OVERGROWTH CAN WRECK YOUR BODY. SO CAN A PARASITE AND THERE ARE MANY, MANY, MANY PARASITES OUT THERE. MY VERY BEST SUGGESTION -- GET ON A GOOD PROBIOTIC, YOGURT IS NOT GOOD. THEN CONSIDER A CLEANSE FOR YOUR GUT AND COLON. ALSO, CUT OUT THE TOXINS LIKE SMOKING, OVERLY PROCESSED FOODS, ETC... try it for a week and let your body try to heal itself.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 28, 2010
    • 02:23 PM
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  • If you have been experiencing severe and painful constipation for 3 weeks, it is time to immediately visit a competent physician, these symptoms clearly indicate a possible bowel obstruction, which is very serious and can absolutely be fatal regardless of the cause (which may or may not have anything to do with an opportunistic infection caused by antibiotic administration for the kidney infection). My advice is to get the possible obstruction diagnosed and relieved by a competent and qualified physician as quickly as possible, then you can spend time on message boards debating the underlying causative entity. Most incidences of bowel obstruction will not resolve on their own. They worsen until you die. That is a blunt statement, but that is absolutely how serious your situation may be. Your life is certainly worth going into debt for.
    gregtfish 67 Replies
    • October 28, 2010
    • 09:19 PM
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  • Try the herb Slippery elm. It comes from a tree. You should be able to get it in health food stores.Have a healthy diet of natural unprocessed foods, including salads, fruit, and all of the other healthy foods you can think of.Drink adequate water.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 2, 2010
    • 09:47 AM
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  • A bowel obstruction was my thought, or even a twisted bowel. Where food you eat has to come up because it cant go through the intestines. And constipation because nothing is going through to come out. Maybe see a gastrointerologist and get an upper GI scan or barium swallow.
    gr8tful 175 Replies
    • November 3, 2010
    • 03:37 AM
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  • It could be a side effect of antibiotic for your kidney problem. However, there are specific type of antibiotic which will not trigger you from having constipation. You must tell your doctor about the constipation you're experiencing right now and I know he/she will prescribed you with another antibiotic.Constipation Center
    constipationXY 6 Replies
    • November 12, 2010
    • 00:00 AM
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  • I'M SO SORRY ABOUT THE LENGTH. PLEASE READ, I'M DESPERATE!! :(Hi there, I'm really hoping someone can help me out here, I'm getting really deperate and I don't want to go see my doctor again if it is unnecessary since I've already shoved out a lot of money.At the beginning of September I started getting really sick, after a week if EXTREME nausea, constipation, light headedness, and weakness I decided to go see my doctor. She found nothing. A few days later I was beginning to feel like I was going to pass out suddenly, it scared me so I asked a friend to take me to the hospital. I had a very bad kidney infection. They gave me some liquid to drink for the constipation and it worked, but only for two days.The antibiotics they put me on made me even sicker, I got all of the bad side-effects. After finishing the antibiotics I began feeling more like myself again, and returned to work after 3 weeks of torture. I was fine up until last Friday, Oct. 15th.After eating supper with my boyfriend I began feeling very nauseated once again. I went to work the following morning, only to leave after an hour because I could not handle the smell of all the food around me. I still didn't feel like myself but returned to work again the following Monday. Everything was decent (definitely not good) up until this past Friday when I got extremely sick once again. I threw up twice, and could not get over the horrible feeling of being nauseated. It felt a lot like car-sickness. I was decent last night until I smelled the food my boyfriend brought home for me, and started to feel sick once again. I woke up this morning immediately having to run to the bathroom to throw up. I've also been having HORRIBLE cramps from the constipation today. The past couple of days I have had a very slight fever that comes and goes and gives me chills. There is also some body pains. I started thinking it might be the flu, but I doubt my symptoms would come and go so much if it were just the flu. I am currently treating a yeast infection with monistat and yogurt. I am sure I am not pregnant because I have rarely had sex due to the infection, and I recently just got off my period. The constipation is driving me CRAZY though, and I have tried laxitives, but they only work for a day or two. I am getting plenty of fiber in my diet, I use benefiber every day.I really hope that someone can help, I know that it's a load of weird symptoms. I'm just getting desperate.I think u have a candidisis overgrowth the same thing happens to me go by a doc and let him check the blood for candida and treat u from thee take care.
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