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Abdominal Pain

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  • Posted By: Baby77
  • December 31, 2008
  • 10:51 PM

It all makes since now, all of my symptoms rolled into different categories. I have IBS, An Ulcer, Acid Reflux, Hiatal Hernia. Most of them roll into one name (GERD) or (GI) or even (IBS) As you will see all the Diagnosis's have most of the same symptoms. I will list the symptoms of each below :

IBS- Irritable Bowel Syndrome

These are the main symptoms of IBS
Abdominal pain
Some people have constipation
Some people with IBS experience diarrhea
Frequent, loose, watery, stools.
Rectal Bleeding
Weight loss
Loss of appetite
And Discomfort

ULCER (aka) Peptic esophagitis, Reflux esophagitis, (Gerd), Heartburn - chronic

Regurgitation of food
Nausea and vomiting
Vomiting Blood
Hoarseness or change in voice
Sore Throat
Difficulty Swallowing (aka) dysphagia
Cough or wheezing
Chronic coughing
or other asthma-like symptoms
A burning feeling in the throat
Sour or bitter taste in the mouth
Involves a burning pain in the chest (under the breastbone)
Increased by bending, stooping, lying down, or eating
Relieved by antacids
More frequent or worse at night


Heartburn is the primary symptom of GERD
It is a burning sensation that radiates up from the stomach to the chest and throatAfter a heavy meal.
Bending over.
Lying down, particularly on the back. Pain and discomfort in the upper abdomen.
Fullness in the stomach.
Nausea after eating.


The Symptoms of a Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia:

Sudden severe chest pain
Radiating chest pain that isn't relieved by taking an antacid
Difficulty swallowing
Stomach pain
Abdominal Pain
Chest Pain or pressure

All of this rolled into one and it is all in The G.I. Tract (Gastrointestinal Tract)

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