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Are my stomach problems significant?

Are my stomach problems significant?

Not sure: It is not clear as to what stomach problems you might have, but some stomach problems can be life-threatening, such as an ulcer or mallory-weiss tear. See your doctor to determine the seriousness of your particular stomach issue. ...Read more

Taking Accutane (Definition)

Accutane (Isotretinoin) is a powerful medicine that treats acne. It is known to cause severe birth defects if a woman becomes ...Read more


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What is causing my stomach problems?

What is causing my stomach problems?

Like what?: Stomach problems can be one of many things like: pain, nausea, indigestion or bloating. You need to be specific and provide some more details before we can help you. ...Read more

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Is echenacea good for stomach problems?

Is echenacea good for stomach problems?

Unlikely: Echinacea is a "pop" remedy that has failed most of the controlled studies, though its popularity makes me think perhaps there's some real effect. If you're experiencing significant GI upset, you owe it to yourself to get diagnosed and treated scientifically. Reflux is a breeding ground for serious problems, including lung damage and cancer. ...Read more

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What to do if I always have stomach problems?

What to do if I always have stomach problems?

Med eval.: If you have chronic abdominal symptoms, medical evaluation would be prudent. Based on the assessment, a treatment can be developed. ...Read more

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What kind of stomach problems could lead to this much pain?

What kind of stomach problems could lead to this much pain?

Re-ask.: I am sorry but there is not adequate information to provide you with a helpful response. Please clarify in more detail and re-ask. However, for severe abdominal pain seek emergency evaluation. ...Read more

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How to treat my stomach problems?

How to treat my stomach problems?

Please clarify: Tell us what your symptoms are and we will try to provide helpful info. ...Read more

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Can nasal drip cause stomach problems?

Can nasal drip cause stomach problems?

Yes: Post-nasal drip from viruses, allergies, and bacterial sinusitis can go down the back of the throat and cause frequent throat clearing, cough, bad breath, and nausea when it goes into the stomach. Sometimes acid-reducers can help but the best approach is to target the drip with saline rinses, steroid sprays, and antihistamines. With continued symptoms, evaluation by an allergist or ENT can help. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my stomach problems?

How can I get rid of my stomach problems?

Please tell us more: About your GI issues. Right now the info is to vague for us to provide a response. Can clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Can stomach problems give you body aches?

Can stomach problems give you body aches?

Sometimes: There are GI conditions associated with either an inflammatory arthritis or generalized aching. Joint inflammation can occur with diseases such as crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis and general aching can be a component of celiac disease for example. ...Read more

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Are leg spasms related to stomach problems?

No: Generally not. Iron deficiency, which could be caused by GI diseases, can cause restless legs. ...Read more

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Can whisky drinking cause stomach problems?

Can whisky drinking cause stomach problems?

Really? #%: Alcohol is very irritating to the stomach as anyone who have vomited from drinking too much. I know we are prudes across the pond but you Europeans have a misguided notion of what is acceptable drinking. ...Read more

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Does dipping tobacco cause stomach problems?

Does dipping tobacco cause stomach problems?

Dipping Tobacco Bad: Saliva leaches the nicotine out of the "dipping" tobacco & decreases blood flow to the oral, esphogeal & stomach mucous membranes. This mucosa becomes more permeable to the 200+ cancer producing chemicals in tobacco. If you drink alcohol, the alcohol it extracts the chemicals enhancing their penetration into the mucosa. Stop if you can, or get help to stop. ...Read more

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Sinus problems, can they cause stomach problems?

Sinus problems, can they cause stomach problems?

Sinus and stomach: Hello. You pose an interesting question. If there is excessive PND and this is being swallowed a gastritis could occur causing nausea and pain. The lymph nodes in the neck and abdomen are sometimes activated with an infection such as a sinusitis. This is called mesenteric adenitis. Finally gerd can trigger nasal and sinus inflammation thus linking the sinuses and stomach. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Stomach problems possibly weed withdrawal symptoms?

Stomach problems possibly weed withdrawal symptoms?

Weed withdrawal: Can be associated with GI symptoms including stomach problems a person can be agitated depressed etc and this also be due weed
currently no treatment per se but some articles point to some plausible treatment
for stomach problems it is treated according to symptom. ...Read more

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What does the ultrasound tell about my stomach problems?

What does the ultrasound tell about my stomach problems?

Read more here: Please see these articles (and its related articles) for a good summary, pictures, and videos on how and why ultrasounds are performed:

http://www. Conciergeradiologist. Com/how-ultrasound-works. Html. ...Read more

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What can the ultrasound tell me about my stomach problems?

Structure: The ultrasound will be able to determine if there are any structural abnormalities in your stomach. ...Read more

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Can stomach problems affect your hair? If so what are they?

Can stomach problems affect your hair? If so what are they?

Sure. ..: Well, to be more precise, it depends on what you define as "stomach problems." Malabsorption of essential nutrients affects many (and varied) functions within the body. Here's an article which might useful. Hope it helps! Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/malabsorption#Overview1 ...Read more

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Does peppermint tea really work to alleviate stomach problems?

Some, not all: Peppermint can decrease muscle spasm in bowel, so may help with cramping; carminative (helps passing gas). Can increase reflux from stomach into esophagus, so would worsen that problem. Does not take the place of meds, diet, etc. For other conditions, like celiac sprue, inflammatory bowel disease. ...Read more

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How can I know if my stomach problems are caused by gluten intolerance?

How can I know if my stomach problems are caused by gluten intolerance?

Start with testing: Simple blood tests can confirm or exclude gluten sensitivity. If the findings are negative, you can stop there and explore other possibilities. If positive, there is much variability in the problem and further tests may be needed to help management. Since other important disorders can be found in gluten sensitive patients, self diagnosis by avoiding gluten should not be considered safe. ...Read more

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What can I do to to prevent chili peppers from causing stomach problems?

What can I do to to prevent chili peppers from causing stomach problems?

Preventing: Ingestion of chil peppers will prevent gastrointestinal upset that is directly related to the chili peppers. Take care. ...Read more

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Could probiotics help with stomach problems such as being treated for stomach problems?

Could probiotics help with stomach problems such as being treated for stomach problems?

Yes: Discuss w your doctor. Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Bifantis, Lactobacillus GG, Bacillus Coagulans, Bacillus Subtilis, Lactobacillus Salivarius are probiotics which can aid digestive problems ...Read more

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Can antibiotics still cause stomach problems days after I have finished the 10 day supply?

Can antibiotics still cause stomach problems days after I have finished the 10 day supply?

Yes: Don't know what particular problems you may be referring to, but the answer is complicated and best left by saying "Yes". Be more specific in your followup question and perhaps can help more. ...Read more

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What does a gastroenterologist diagnose stomach problems? What tests do they generally use?

What does a gastroenterologist diagnose stomach problems? What tests do they generally use?

Of course...: ...diagnosing stomach problems is one of the things a "stomach doctor" specializes in. Diagnoses are based on physical exam, response to empiric medication trials, lab work, x-rays, endoscopic studies, and some nifty new technologies like functional methodology, swallowed capsules, and more. I note you're 50, so don't forget to get your screening colonoscopy! ...Read more

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Doctors said my stomach was inflamed (gastritis). Could this affect future stomach problems?

Doctors said my stomach was inflamed (gastritis). Could this affect future stomach problems?

Medicines will help: Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach. It can be treated with several different medicines, so that by itself isn't so bad. Left untreated you could develop other problems, so it would make sense to get appropriate treatment now. ...Read more

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Can my stomach problems be caused by sucking a lot of sugarfree polo mints. Ingredient sorbitol?

Can my stomach problems be caused by sucking a lot of sugarfree polo mints. Ingredient sorbitol?

SORBITOL SIDE EFFECT: Yes it may be, sorbitol is notorious for causing frequent bowel moments and IBS like symptoms. If symptoms resolve after stopping that is a good thing. You should still followup with your doctor and get baseline colonoscopy. If you have symptoms above your navel an endoscopy may be warranted, especially if symptoms persist off sorbitol. ...Read more

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Hi would you be able to help me out? I have stomach problems with belching and slight pains in my lower back.

Hi would you be able to help me out? I have stomach problems with belching and slight pains in my lower back.

Intestine or Gall Bl: This could be an intestinal or gallbladder. You need to see your physician and get this clarified ...Read more

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I have been having stomach problems ever since I started a low carb almost no carb diet. And was wondering if this was normal?

I have been having stomach problems ever since I started a low carb almost no carb diet. And was wondering if this was normal?

Not sure: But if you are on a diet that is making you sick, then it's not the right diet for you. It doesn't matter if it is "right" for someone else. If you want to lose weight, you need to eliminate simple sugars, but modest amounts of complex carbohydrates are good for you. Avoid sugary drinks, fried foods, desserts, alcohol, and eat brightly colored organic fruits and vegetables. Use meat as a seasoning. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more