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For 3months I've had nausea, abdominal bloating, exhaustion, discomfort, pain during intercourse and vaginal odor. I have gained 10kg and am 18yrs old?

For 3months I've had nausea, abdominal bloating, exhaustion, discomfort, pain during intercourse and vaginal odor. I have gained 10kg and am 18yrs old?

See your doctor!: This could be serious. I would see your gynecologist as soon as possible to rule out a pelvic infection. You should also have a urinalysis and labwork to look into possible causes for your exhaustion and wt gain. ...Read more

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I've been having bloating/abdominal discomfort with smelly gas and diarrhea. Tests have all been negative. I also quickly get full when I eat. Advice?

I've been having bloating/abdominal discomfort with smelly gas and diarrhea. Tests have all been negative. I also quickly get full when I eat. Advice?

IBS: This could be irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance or gluten intolerance. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you. For irritable bowel syndrome the fodmap free diet is effective and becoming popular. Google this diet to learn more if you are diagnosed with IBS. ...Read more

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I had a laparoscopy/endometrial ablation 10 days ago. I still have bloating/abdominal discomfort, and a yellow discharge w/a bad smell, is this normal?

I had a laparoscopy/endometrial ablation 10 days ago. I still have bloating/abdominal discomfort, and a yellow discharge w/a bad smell, is this normal?

Call Your Doctor: Sounds like a good time to give your doctor a call. While bloating and abdominal discomfort can occur 10 days after surgery, the foul smelling yellow discharge needs further follow up and may require additional, possible urgent treatment. Your doctor knows your case best; however, if you cannot reach your doctor in a timely fashion, consider a local urgent care or emergency room for treatment. ...Read more

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I had a perforated appendix removed 2 years ago - was quite sick - have since suffered irregular painful periods, recurring ovarian cysts, bloating, abdominal pain and discomfort, indigestion and full feeling, flatulence - any connection?

I had a perforated appendix removed 2 years ago - was quite sick - have since suffered irregular painful periods, recurring ovarian cysts, bloating, abdominal pain and discomfort, indigestion and full feeling, flatulence - any connection?

It might: A gynecology condition like endometriosis can sometimes be found on an appendix. Check with surgical pathology report if endometriosis was found in the specimen. Endometriosis can be associated with some of your symptoms. However, given that are 50, you may be better served with a multidisciplinary approach--seeing your gyn, pcp and GI docs for counseling. Make sure you had a colonoscopy also. ...Read more

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Ibs causing bad bloating and abdominal discomfort... Had endoscopy and all looked good... Should I be worried about something serious at age 16?

Ibs causing bad bloating and abdominal discomfort... Had endoscopy and all looked good... Should I be worried about something serious at age 16?

Gluten: You may be sensitive to or intolerant of gluten. Lactose intolerance is another possibility. Discuss these possibilities with your gastroenterologist or try omitting gluten from your diet. If no improvement, omit lactose or use lactaid. ...Read more

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Nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort (bloating, gas) combined with lot of stress for deadlines; what can I do to make me feel better?

Nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort (bloating, gas) combined with lot of stress for deadlines; what can I do to make me feel better?

Reduce stress: A lot of your digestion issues could be a stress response... Reccomend looking for ways to reduce stress like exercise, time with family, participation in charity/ faith, etc. ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

I am experiencing upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more

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RBC of 5 in urine, no signs of infection, normal kidney function, abdominal discomfort & bloating, no diabetes, no gyno issues, plan to see urologist.

RBC of 5 in urine, no signs of infection, normal kidney function, abdominal discomfort & bloating, no diabetes, no gyno issues, plan to see urologist.

Here are some. ..: Finding 5 RBCs in UA reaches the recommended threshold of microhematuria; of course, it's essential to make sure your urine specimen was not contaminated with period; if yes, repeat UA with properly collected fresh urine. If still >5 RBCs, seek uro-evaluation with imaging studies and cystoscopy at least. As to bloating, seek professional evaluation / counseling on how to smooth out digestion... ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (side: lower) (severity: moderate), abdominal discomfort, bloating or abdominal fullness, low back pain, fatigue...

I am experiencing abdominal pain (side: lower) (severity: moderate), abdominal discomfort, bloating or abdominal fullness, low back pain, fatigue...

Some possibilities..: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually R lower quadrant), diverticulitis, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "moderate pain", more than mild pain, may need a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not appendicitis, which would need surgery. ...Read more

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I am experiencing constipation, abdominal discomfort, bloating or abdominal fullness, swollen abdomen, feeling of unfinished defecation and appetite changes ( (quality: reduced appetite)).

I am experiencing constipation, abdominal discomfort, bloating or abdominal fullness, swollen abdomen, feeling of unfinished defecation and appetite changes ( (quality: reduced appetite)).

Last menstrual?: When was your last menstrual period? If negative or no possibility and your pain is not severe try miralax to soften your stool and use a fleets enema from below. If your pain is severe or you have nausea and vomiting with blood or has persisted for >24 hours see MD. ...Read more

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I'm a 19 year old female, 5"6, 140 lbs and I've been having a lot of problems with bloating and abdominal pain and discomfort for over a year, I've been given medication for IBS and was admitted to a hospital that produced ct scans that showed my upper le

I'm a 19 year old female, 5"6, 140 lbs and I've been having a lot of problems with bloating and abdominal pain and discomfort for over a year, I've been given medication for IBS and was admitted to a hospital that produced ct scans that showed my upper le

? GI problem?: You state you have IBS. I don't know if you have been evaluated by a gastroenterologist yet. You mention you had a CT but then your query stops. Either consult with a good GI or one on HealthTap. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate abdominal bloating?

How can I alleviate abdominal bloating?

Depends: Bloating may be the result of hormones when it happens just before your menses. It can be related to your diet. Some people develop diet allergies later in life. Allergy to dairy is a good example. Some women talk a lot during eating and the air is swallowed and it causes bloating. If bloating becomes constant and persistent it should be investigated by your physician. ...Read more