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  • Loosing weight for seveal yrs while trying to gain. No cancer crohns ulcerative colitis.

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions August 5, 2014 07:55 PM

    Have been loosing weight for about 6 yrs while trying to gain all the time. Test for cancer, crohns, ulcerative colitis negative. Occasionally one soft stool in one day. No diarrhea. Two days ago I noticed big indentation on the fingernail next to the cuticle.

  • Weakness, Stomach Pain, Vomiting / Nausea, Aching Body?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions August 5, 2014 08:08 PM

    Last night at around 3 A.M. I suddenly felt stomach pain, and I could barely sleep. I was vomiting and felt really tired. I was fine before it, nothing really happening. I felt normal during that time but I don't know why it just straight up started to hurt me. Now, my body is very tired and aching...

  • boy (16)for 8 months diarrhea/abdomen pain. several meds, test and upper/lower scope. No diagnoses

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions May 19, 2014 05:32 PM

    My son is 16 years old, all his life he has week long spans of diarrhea/abdomen pain. Doctors diagnosed it as a virus and treated it with antibiotics. 8+ months ago his diarrhea and abdomen pain started and after several medications countless test and a upper and lower scope; doctors still cannot...

  • Been diagnosed with a returning cancer and since been dealing with severe digestive issues.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions April 30, 2014 03:50 PM

    I am a 25 year old female. In 2011 I was diagnosed with Cholangiocarcinoma. I had surgery where the doctors removed over 50% of my liver, removed gallbladder, bile duct and replaced it with another, and some lymph nodes. After chemo I was cancer free but ever since surgery have had some digestive...

  • My baby isn't gaining weight.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions April 7, 2014 06:48 PM

    Hello my daughter just turned one and she only weighs 16 lbs. her dr is concerned and I'm worried. We've recently put her on an eating schedule so she eats around 6 times a day but he's concerned she isn't absorbing nutrients. I'm just concerned it's something serious and I'm so stressed out of...

  • Does anyone know if you can prevent the onset of ileus gastroenteritis?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions March 19, 2014 07:39 PM

    I have had stomache and digestive issues for about 2 now. I have been in and out of hospitals with stomache spasms, vomiting, low blood pressure and acute renal failure due to the symptoms. I was recently back in the hospital and was diagnosed with paralytic ileus. Is there anyone who has this and...

  • I developed dysphagia. Have a high upper esoph. pressure - can't swallow foods

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions February 10, 2014 05:58 PM

    A couple of years ago I began swimming in a pool for training. shortly thereafter I developed a rash and dizzying spells when exercising. I also had to go in to the Emergency Room for what felt like a heart attack twice in 3 days - very scary. I was cleared of this and was presumed to be an...

  • Constant Diarrahea

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions February 4, 2014 06:39 PM

    My aunt 63 years old and is undergoing dialysis 3 times a week. A year ago she started experiencing diarrhea several times a day. Within the last year it has progressed to up to 10x a day. She goes immediately after she eats. She's undergone numerous tests to no avail. One of her doctors prescribed...

  • Does anyone know how long the side effects of Activia or other probiotics last??

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions January 22, 2014 05:10 PM

    I believe i am having really bad side effects to this crap! I am still going to the Dr. to get tested for other issues. But so far my symptoms are the runs, bad cramping, having the need "to go" but not really having to "go". Terrible heartburn at times. Most of this happens an hour or two...

  • diarrhea w/ large amounts of blood

    jms327r 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions December 26, 2013 05:28 AM

    I had diarrhea the one toilet tissue with a quarter size blood spot on it.... it was bright red with what looked like a half inch clot.... then just a little thin streak of blood on the second tissue..... I then went to the bathroom about two hours later and it was another quarter size then a...

  • Gluten Intolerance

    iamnatural 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions November 19, 2013 01:38 PM

    Gluten is really a protein that's within many grains such as for example wheat, rye, barley, and oats, and also the foods which are created from these grains. If you're going gluten free, you are selecting a diet that's free from these grains. Gluten free diet programs are medically required if you...

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  • Constipation after amoxicillin

    zmyr88 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions September 24, 2013 07:03 AM

    Anyone ever have persistent constipation after amoxlicilin ? I have uc and was on amoxilicin for strep 2wks and now . Seem to have constipation and stomach aches... Usually antiobiotics cause diarrhea not the other. Anyone have this or solutions?

  • Irritated stomach after ingesting alcohol, spicy food, or NSAIDs

    popdoc 1 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions July 9, 2013 03:48 AM

    Patient profile: 24 y/o male with no previous medical history; formerly a light smoker and current social drinkerI have been having the following symptoms for about a year now associated with alcohol intake, eating spicy food (or even seasoned with small amounts of pepper or garlic), and NSAIDs:-...

  • Chronic Nausea!!!!! Pleaase help me!!!!!!!!!!!

    nNastia 1 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions May 27, 2013 03:32 PM

    Hi!!!! My name is Nastia . I suffer from chronic unbearable nausea and burping for almost year now. I had a banch of tests came back normal. My diagnosis (gastroscopy) is GERD but I tried antacid meds and prokinetics ( motilium, Ganaton and others) without any success. Nothing seems help. This...

  • Lower left abdominal pain and fatty stool after meals! What's wrong with me?

    heatherfeather 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions May 10, 2013 10:50 PM

    Alright for awhile I've had, well- bowel problems. Was very bloated and constipated in the past, so I started eating a high fat, high protein, low carb diet about this time last year, and I felt great! Full of energy and focus, didn't feel sick every day of my life anymore! I started eating grains...

  • Medicine Help

    angelsbooda 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions May 2, 2013 12:03 AM

    Hello,I hope I am posting into the correct forum, if not, please redirect me. I have had severe intestinal spasms since I was a teen, at which time I was prescribed a medicine called Donnatal. It has been my saving grace for over 30 years! Four months ago I was informed by my current pharmacy that...

  • appenicitis, carcinoid tumor, constipation, chest pain, help!

    alwayssick<3 2 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions April 3, 2013 11:29 AM

    i had my appendix removed in november of last year. They found a 4mm carcinoid tumor on the very tip of my appendix an there was no follow up from this as they said as it was so small and the appendix was removed there was no worry. Since my operation i have had problems with my bowels with...

  • Chronic fullness

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions March 19, 2013 06:12 PM

    From September of to December of 2011, I lost 20 , going from 125 lbs to 105 lbs, I am currently 23 years old. My diet was a lot of fruit and low/no fat foods. Towards the end of December 2011, I noticed that whenever I ate, no matter what it was, my abdomen would become very distended and I would...

  • Possible poisoning, possible stress

    namesRonjustshootme 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions March 17, 2013 12:33 AM

    It was in late October last year, ex roommate with mental disabilities- basically I was preparing pasta with olive oil poured on top and drinking water. Now the next morning I wake up disoriented, as though I'm drugged, and vomiting up blood. Ever since that night, I've had constant issues. I've...

  • sick with constipation? idk what it is??

    suzie0928 0 Replies
    Posted in: Digestive conditions February 12, 2013 07:01 AM

    For a week now I have suffered with thing pasty stool that I can't wipe clean which results in a very sore bottom, I mean to the point of crying!! I went to my pcp and he prescribed me miralax which I learned you can buy over the counter since my insurance won't pay for it. Its not cheap either! No...


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