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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Acid or spasticity: In the upper tract, hyperacid states or gastroesophageal refulx where acid goes back up into the esophagus, may cause pain. Blockage of a duct, like t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
GI pain: Gastrointestinal pain = abdominal discomfort.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Common, serious...: The most likely cause of GI pain and GI bleeding are medications that irritate stomach lining causing gastritis, ulcer disease, severe reflux, esophag ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
It can...: Flaxseed oil, like fiber, may inc gas production; depending on location of gas bubble, may experience pain (common areas are under the diaphragm on th ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
U may have IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome is a very common diagnosis, more so in female, but happens more and more these days. If you have blood in stool and/or wt los ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Stay hydrated: Lots of possibilities. Most commonly a "stomach bug" or perhaps food poisoning. These should be self-limited & only last a few days without blood in v ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Any number of: conditions can cause these symptoms. Most worrisome is chest pain and jaw/ear pain, which can mean angina or heart attack. More likely is gastroente ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
May be GI related...: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
29 years experience in Anesthesiology
Yes: Narcotics very frequently induce constipation with their use. It is important to take a stool softener and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (or simmilar) ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Be seen: Pain in the abdomen is one of the symptoms of appendicitis, although other things can cause it. If it changes with breathing it can be a sign of an ir ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Burning stomach: hello this sounds like typical symptoms of gastric hyperacidity. You should go and see your doc so you can get a baseline, and let him test you for H. ... Read More
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Sure it can...: Esophagitis/spasm, gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, pancreatitis/gallbladder trouble, intestional spasm etc..Can cause chest pain...There are certain ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
12 years experience in Gastroenterology
Gastritis: I wouldn't necessarily blame gastritis for your chronic pain. You can try an antacid medication such as zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid and see if it he ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience in Neurology
Can be: But the most common reason for constipation is the use of pain medications or other things like seizure medicines for nerve pain which cause constipat ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Igor Grosman
17 years experience in Gastroenterology
Diarrhea: This constellation of symptoms one must be consider malabsorption or pancreatic insufficiency. One of the common causes of malabsorption is celiac di ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
No: All GI complaints mentioned are totally unrelated to a stomach ulcer. The latter produces upper midline abdominal pain relieved by food or antiacids ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Cannot without help: Your described symptoms of a burning luq pain can have many possibilities. You have only noted 2 possibilities of many, and likely picked the 2 worst ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Could be ulcer: Epigastric pain which is the tip of your stomach could mean either ulcer or gastritis stay on liquid or light diet take either Prilosec or zantac (ra ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Virus vs bacteria vs: Diarrhea can be due to Virus vs bacteria vs diet sensitivities. Do you have a fever? Consult with us to help solve this issue.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
See below: It could be either---a doctor needs to exam in order to determine what is going on.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Yes: Yes, all the above. Excess acid can reflux to the esophagus, burn a hole in the stomach, cause nausea, & slow down digestion (as the pancreas pump ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience in Gastroenterology
Possible ulcer: Could be an ulcer, gastritis, ibs, gallbladder issue. See you doctor to see what tests need to be done.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
23 years experience in Gastroenterology
Strained muscle : Bcos appendix would take you to the er. Cough can cause muscle strain.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience in Anesthesiology
Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation ... Read More
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