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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Abdominal pain: If you have significant abdominal pain you should talk to your doctor to find out the cause. Soluble fiber is always a good thing to add to your diet, ... Read More

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Melena: Black tarry stool, otherwise known as melena, can sometimes be due to diverticulitis, but certainly can be a sign of bleeding in the upper digestive t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
GI-flatukence: Bloating, belching, foul gas can be from multiple causes: bacterial infection, amebic infection, gallbladder disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and ma ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Gastroenteritis: There are multiple possible explanations here. My advice would be to see a doctor if, within the next several days, the symptoms continue despite the ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Hemorrhoids likely.: This is likely due to hemorrhoids. The history strongly suggest it, since pain is after a bowel movement, and likely associated with straining. It c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Not normal : Many things can cause your symptoms (adhesions, colon issues, anal issues, endometriosis, etc) but clearly, it is not normal to have "severe" pain wi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Gas, diarrhea: May have an infection, gastroenteritis. Did you eat somewhere new? Travel?Since it is lasting 5 days would go to urgent care and have stool checked f ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rhythmic or not?: If the pains are rhythmic and can be timed at regular intervals of increasingly shortened intervals then labor is on the way. If not it is just the pr ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Choi
Dr. John Choi answered
17 years experience General Surgery
Colon,abdominal pain: Many things can cause pain and diarrhea. You need a gastroenterologist. Common things are infections, inflammation, and tumors. Best guess with limite ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
OTC remedies...: If your husbands symptoms have been long-standing i.e. Greater than 2 weeks duration he should see a doctor. If more recent onset then he should try ... Read More

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