A 41-year-old male asked:
black stool for first time ever after taking naproxen for ciatic nerve. cold sweat and wanting to vomit... nothing comes out. ?
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Melena: Black stools is a sign of upper gastro-intestinal bleeding called melena. Naproxen is known to be a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which is prone to causing gastric bleeding. Cold sweat might be an early sign of shock due to severe bleeding and you should go to the nearest ER as soon as possible.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Does having celiac disease make a woman more prone to sciatic nerve pain during pregnancy?
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A 33-year-old member asked:
What are the causes of vomiting, low back pain, and testicle pain?
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Dr to examine testis: Testicle pain means a trip to the doctor right away because the testicle's blood supply can be twisted off (called torsion). When that happens, the testicle can die. Other causes of testicle pain include trauma, infection, twisting of an appendix of a testicle (a small lump next to a testicle), etc... Since one usually cannot tell if his testicle is twisted, an exam by the doctor is needed.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
What could I have if I have thyroid issues and am vomiting, sore throat, hot/sweaty/clammy and exhausted?
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Pediatric Endocrinology 21 years experience
Levels: Need to see an endocrinologist. Thyroid problems do not cause sore throat but certain anti thyroid medications can.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Every time I eat my stomach hurts and I poop and I get diarrhea. I'm afraid to eat because of this. What should I do? I'm on antidepressants & anti- anxiety meds.
4 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Seek help: Sometimes stomach problems can be side effects of medications used for anxiety and depression. However, for some people, stomach problems can also be a symptom of continued anxiety. You should consult with your prescriber.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Excruciating menstrual cramps. Anything stronger than ibuprofen or naproxen that won't cause problems with mental alertness? Need to function at work
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hormonal Rx: The original research for hormonal preparations was an effort to find something that would control the pain & cramping associated with menses. As the research progressed & they found it helpful, they also found ladies weren't getting pregnant. So bcp's become more popular for their side effect than their original use. Ocp/bcp's can help. Discuss with your dr.
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Last updated Sep 20, 2019
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