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My HELICOBACTER PYLORI IGG, SER, QN is 4.0 unit (s) range is <=20.0 unit (s) what does this indicate? I'm having stomach problems

My HELICOBACTER PYLORI IGG, SER, QN is 4.0 unit (s) range is <=20.0 unit (s) what does this indicate? I'm having stomach problems

Negative: No infection with Helicobacter now! Symptoms of GI Discomfort related to something else GERD or Gastritis or Duodenitis! Best follow up with Gastroenterologist and if persistent symptoms you may need EGD! ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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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

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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 a tooth abscess cause stomach problems?

Can a tooth abscess cause stomach problems?

Definitely, yes: The only way to cure a dental abscess is with dental treatment. We have now entered an era where some bacterial species are resistant to the full range of antibiotics presently available. See your dentist for re-evaluation and dental treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a natural cure for stomach problems and ulcers?

Anyone know what is a natural cure for stomach problems and ulcers?

There is good treatm: Stomach ulcers are often caused by an infection with h. Pylori a bacteria which can be eradicated with a short course of antibiotics and antacids. A gastroenterologist is the best doctor to take care of this probelm. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat stomach problems caused by wisdom tooth removal?

What can I do to treat stomach problems caused by wisdom tooth removal?

Stomach problems: Are you sure there is a direct relation? Wisdom tooth extractions usually don't cause stomach problems unless your taking strong medications or a lot of medications. Ibuprofen and Aspirin can cause stomach irritation or ulcers if taken too often. Call your dentist for direction or gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Could a lot of sinus drainage over time cause stomach problems? Stomach aches?

Could a lot of sinus drainage over time cause stomach problems? Stomach aches?

Sometimes: Swallowing mucous is often associated with air swallowing which can cause bloating and nausea and sometimes pain. ...Read more

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Need to know is walking after taking food can cause indigestion or related stomach problems?

Need to know is walking after taking food can cause indigestion or related stomach problems?

It could: Commonly it is taught that a gentle walk after eating can aid in digestion and there are studies that suggest gastrointestinal motility (movement) is improved with walking. But everyone is different and you may be sensitive to any exertion after a meal, as you may suffer from spasms or cramps. ...Read more

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Please tell me, is walking after taking food causes indigestion or related stomach problems?

Please tell me, is walking after taking food causes indigestion or related stomach problems?

It can help: In fact, walking has been showed to speed up digestion and may blunt some of the blood sugar spikes after a meal. Granted, everyone is different and for you, it may create problems. ...Read more

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I have a medical cannabis card for my stomach problems. However nausea is getting worse whenever I smoke pot. Isn't that weird?

I have a medical cannabis card for my stomach problems. However nausea is getting worse whenever I smoke pot. Isn't that weird?

It happens: There are hundreds of toxic chemicals other than the desired one in the smoke of inhaled pot. You are likely reacting to one or more of them, making this a less desirable treatment in your case. ...Read more

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Anxiety & stress. When highly stressed will experience stomach problems & most food make worse. What specific doctor should I see?

Anxiety & stress. When highly stressed will experience stomach problems & most food make worse. What specific doctor should I see?

Anxiety& GI symptoms: Are often related. Please see your primary care doc to rule out medical conditions. Next see a mental health professional like a clinical psychologist for your anxiety. He/she can teach you strategies to help. Peace and good health. You can also take a food sensitivity lab test such as the one at GreatPlainsLaboratory. Com ...Read more

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I have stomach problems and ever since my last period my stomach has caused me a lot of pain and I use the bathroom a lot is that normal?

I have stomach problems and ever since my last period my stomach has caused me a lot of pain and I use the bathroom a lot is that normal?

Pain is NOT normal: Not all bad things that occur in the abdomen are associated with high fever (example: acute intestinal ischemia) nor does the pain have to be severe (example: cancer is often painless). Remember, the abdomen includes many organ systems (gi tract, liver/biliary/pancreas, renal/urologic, gynecologic, vascular, etc.)--any one of which can cause catastrophic illness without severe discomfort or fever. ...Read more

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I'm 20 and have had stomach problems for 2months and 7days, diagnosed with h pylori infection (treated 2weeks ago). Why am I not recovering?

I'm 20 and have had stomach problems for 2months and 7days, diagnosed with h pylori infection (treated 2weeks ago). Why am I not recovering?

H. Pylori: You will likely have a breath test or stool test to see if the h. Pylori is being eradicated. If you are still symptomatic after successful treatment of h. Pylori, you might have other underlying problem that is not found yet. Work with your physician for definitive treatment. ...Read more

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I think I threw up in my sleep. I was not drunk. I've been having stomach problems for about 2 months. Is there something seriously wrong with me?

I think I threw up in my sleep. I was not drunk. I've been having stomach problems for about 2 months. Is there something seriously wrong with me?

GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux disorder (gerd) can cause regurgitation of gastric contents. See a doctor to find out if you have this. It can be treated. ...Read more

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Is too late for me, I have hep c and severe injuries from a car accident. I had stomach problems so t injected the pills and now I have right side pai?

Is too late for me, I have hep c and severe injuries from a car accident. I had stomach problems so t injected the pills and now I have right side pai?

HEPATITIS C AND INJU: You have to rephrase the question.Hepatitis c and injury have no connection. Hepatitis c is a chronic condition and depending on the type of virus you are infected and what the vral count is determines the treatment options and the prognosis. Hepccan lead to cirrosis of liver and in some cases cancer.Please let us know what injuries have to do with hep c.Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why am I having stomach problems?

Why am I having stomach problems?

Don't know: These type of medical concerns require a face-to-face consult with a primary care physician. There could be many reasons your stomach is bothering you. The good news is that we can fix them if we know what the reason for your discomfort really is. ...Read more

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I had stomach problems, how can I do?

I had stomach problems, how can I do?

Acid Reflux: General symptoms of acid reflux include:
-burning in the chest, known as heartburn
-burning in the throat or an acid taste in the throat
-stomach or chest pain
-trouble swallowing
-having raspy voice or a sore throat
-unexplained cough
the best treatment is to start and continue on acid reflux medications since these medications work by reducing acid in the stomach. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have bad stomach problems?

What should I do if I have bad stomach problems?

Abdominal complaints: For chronic abdominal symptoms - seek medical eval. For severe abdominal pain - seek urgent medical eval. Take care. ...Read more

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Could stress cause stomach problems?

Could stress cause stomach problems?

Yes: Significant stress levels can contribute to gastrointestinal issues (think ibs, loose stools, pud). Work to manage your stress. ...Read more

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