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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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Bloating Or Fullness (Definition)

Abdominal bloating is a symptom in which a person feels his tummy has a lot of water or air in it. Bloating also causes one to feel nauseas and not have much appetite. ...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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