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My 16 year old is having liquid bile like diarrea, stomach discomfort, belching over and over, passing gas, and acid reflux? Gall bladder

My 16 year old is having liquid bile like diarrea, stomach discomfort, belching over and over, passing gas, and acid reflux?  Gall bladder

Nope: The hallmark of gb disease is severe attacks of upper-middle or upper-right abdominal pain. Your son should be seen by his pediatrician to work-up possible causes of his diarrhea. This can include dietary issues, infections, irritable bowel, or even inflammatory bowel disease (rarely). If they can't get to the bottom of it, they will likely refer him to a GI specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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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


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Acid is released in stomach soon after eating on empty stomach. Does stomach also release acid upon drinking only water on empty stomach?

Acid is released in stomach soon after eating on empty stomach. Does stomach also release acid upon drinking only water on empty stomach?

Can not control it: Acid is made in the stomach all the time. So do not worry about the effects of drinking/eating food. This is a physiological function which you can not control . The only thing that can stop it are antacids which can shut off the production of acid in people who have acid related symptoms like Heart burn from Acid reflux. Tell us more about your problem...what are you trying to do to your acidity? ...Read more

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Heartburn, nausea, stomach rumbling loudly & painfully , bloating, emptyness, acidic noises from stomach, burning sensation in stomach, sleep trouble?

Heartburn, nausea, stomach rumbling loudly & painfully , bloating, emptyness, acidic noises from stomach, burning sensation in stomach, sleep trouble?

See doctor: Any gastrointestinal issues involving bloating, rumbling sounds, acidic taste, or issues related to the gut needs to be evaluated further by a PCP. S/he can do a physical abdominal examination and let you know what the probable cause could be. It might be inflammatory, infectious, dietary, or food allergy related in nature. This cannot be determined without further history. ...Read more

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Does drinking water on an empty stomach(after fasting) upsets the stomach?

Does drinking water on an empty stomach(after fasting) upsets the stomach?

No: That is actually good to do. Too much water though can cause pain. So don't drink like 1 L or more, just a normal glass or two of water. ...Read more

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Have gastritis, acid reflux, bile in stomach, delayed digestive, no gallbladder.A feeling of hunger after eatn, pain near liver tired of pills help?

Have gastritis, acid reflux, bile in stomach, delayed digestive, no gallbladder.A feeling of hunger after eatn, pain near liver tired of pills    help?

May not be related: Some develop intractable bile gastritis with or with out gb , bile instead of going down takes wrong way and stays in stomach. You need work up, antacids , h2 blockers, protan inhibitors may help you, in some cases may need roux 'n" y type of surgery, speak to your dr may do wok up , find and solve your problem. ...Read more

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Have reflux. Don't have gallbladder. Bloated constantly. Digestive enzymes? Will ox bile make reflux worse?

Have reflux. Don't have gallbladder. Bloated constantly. Digestive enzymes? Will ox bile make reflux worse?

Need medication: It is unlikely that ox bile will make reflux worse but probably won't help your symptoms. For reflux, try eating lower fat meals and taking a med such as Pepcid (famotidine) or omeprazole. If you do not improve, see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to cure the stomach acid or acidity and stomach pain after having tea or food ..?

Acidity: Antacids like tums, (calcium carbonate)mylanta or gelusil relieve gastric symptoms from acidity. However if you have continual symptoms after meals or drinking tea, you should be evaluated and treated by your physician or a gastroenterologist. Gastritis,gall stones,ulcer,or pancreatic problems are some possible causes. ...Read more

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Can sore throat ,burning in esophagus and stomach when stomach is empty ,sign of h.pylori ?

Can sore throat ,burning in esophagus and stomach when stomach is empty ,sign of h.pylori ?

Anything's possible!: H.Pylori status is checked with the intention of treating the infection to eradication, when found. Some strains of h.Pylori may increase your risk of ulceration as well as of stomach cancer. Diagnostic options: serology (a positive test may not necessarily mean active infection), breath testing, stool testing for h.Pylori antigen, stomach biopsy or CLO testing. ...Read more

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When i eat I have endless burps. Gallbladder removed in july. Taking digestive enzymes and Pepcid (famotidine) ac. Stomach feels awful when no food down there.?

When i eat I have endless burps. Gallbladder removed in july. Taking digestive enzymes and Pepcid (famotidine) ac. Stomach feels awful when no food down there.?

Doctor can evaluate: With such tummy symptoms, a person can write down everything he eats or drinks, on a daily calendar, and take it to his primary care or G.I. Doctor for evaluation. Include on the diary: which meds, how much, and taken at what time. Some testing and some diet alterations may be suggested, and then the doctor(s) can follow-up to see if things get better. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux-acid washing up throat, indigestion-bad breath from stomach and constipation, laxatives or prunes don't work, solutions ?

I have acid reflux-acid washing up throat, indigestion-bad breath from stomach and constipation, laxatives or prunes don't work, solutions ?

Comfort control: Avoid eat within 2 hrs before bed time. Sleep with pillow. Avoid fatty food which delay stomach emptying. Decrease stress. Exercise and practice yoga. ...Read more

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Is pedialyte better than coconut water and gatorade when someone has gastric flu / stomach flu ?

Is pedialyte better than coconut water and gatorade when someone has gastric flu / stomach flu ?

Yes: Pedialyte is formulated with just the right amounts of fluids and electrolytes to replace what you need. Coconut water has almost no electrolytes, and many of the gatorades have way to much sugars for use in gastroenteritis. However, with an adult or older child, any fluids are better than none and resultant dehydration. ...Read more

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How serious is bloating in lower abdomen even after eating small amount, loud frequent gurgling, and heartburn, requiring antacids, zantac (ranitidine)?

How serious is bloating in lower abdomen even after eating small amount, loud frequent gurgling, and heartburn, requiring antacids, zantac (ranitidine)?

Not serious: Most people have symptoms of bloating without any serious illness. Make sure you are not constipated. Smaller frequent feeding, avoiding over eating, spicy food, stress and anxiety will help with symptoms of heart burning and acid reflux ...Read more

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Are on & off stomach aches, nausea and juicy burps normal with acid reflux?

GERD/Gastritis: These symptoms are common in GERD and gastritis.you may also have infection in the stomach called H .Pylori. Please get tested for that.These are treatable with meds and life style and dietary changes. Untreated gastritis can change to Ulcers. So I suggest please see your doctor . ...Read more

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Burning &gurgling in upper left center of stomach, no nausea or vomit, i don't eat spicy or sodas, first time this happens. Massaging aliviates.

Burning &gurgling in upper left center of stomach, no nausea or vomit, i don't eat spicy or sodas, first time this happens. Massaging aliviates.

Hiatal hernia poss.: If unusual gurgling sounds persist, it might indicate that part of your stomach has herniated through your diaphragm muscle into the chest. This is called a hiatal hernia, which can often result in acid reflux problems. If symptoms resolve quickly i wouldn't worry; could just be a transient issue with stomach motility. ...Read more

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Why do artificial sweeteners make my stomach upset?

Why do artificial sweeteners make my stomach upset?

Gas: Non-absorbable sweeteners can upset your stomach either by causing gas (from metabolism by gut bacteria), or by loosening your stools (osmotic diarrhea). ...Read more

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Can pig abdomen wall or some other part be used in some way 2 repair hernias instead of artificial mesh which creates so many problems and recurrence?

Can pig abdomen wall or some other part be used in some way 2 repair hernias instead of artificial mesh which creates so many problems and recurrence?

Ask about ADM: Acellular dermal matrixes ("adm") are exactly the biomaterials that you are asking about. There are a number of types, including ones sourced from pigs. And yes, they can be used in hernia repairs. Speak to your local general surgeon about this option. ...Read more

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My left abdomen is vibrating what could that be?

My left abdomen is vibrating what could that be?

Thin person?: If you're a thin person, sometimes reverberations from your abdominal aorta can be seen. Your heart sends blood strongly to this major vessel of your body. If this is what you're experiencing, it would be a variant of normal. Aneurysms (outpouchings) can be in the aorta too. Please see your physician if concerned about this possibility. ...Read more

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What is there to pain in the middle of the abdomen?

What is there to pain in the middle of the abdomen?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Are there potentially dangerous effects of abdomen xrays?

Are there potentially dangerous effects of abdomen xrays?

Potentially: There is a very slight risk of cancer which is usually clearly outweighed by the benefit of the examination in diagnosing the malady. ...Read more

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We were wondering what exercises would help us have toned stomachs?

We were wondering what exercises would help us have toned stomachs?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss but if you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose, then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Sangrado entre marron y rosado sin ningun dolor en particular, siento algunos hincones en el abdomen y frecuencia de orin por pocos?

Sangrado entre marron y rosado sin ningun dolor en particular, siento algunos hincones en el abdomen y frecuencia de orin por pocos?

Montón de informació: Usted describió un gran número de síntomas que son probablemente causados por diferentes sistemas en el cuerpo. No podemos diagnosticar o tratar estos varios síntomas en HealthTap Basic. Sería mejor ver a su médico de cabecera para una evaluación médica exhaustiva. Cuídate. ** You described a large number of symptoms that are likely caused by different systems in the body. We cannot diagnose or ...Read more

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How to relieve abdomen pain?

Greatly depends: On what is causing the pain. There are so many structures within the abdomen, it is hard to say without a physical exam. You will need to be examined face to face by a physician. You may need to visit the er depending on the pain, level, area and other symptoms. ...Read more

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What is an abdominal scan like?

What is an abdominal scan like?

Please: See radiologyinfo.Org for good info about your test. ...Read more

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What causes fre fluid in abdomen?

What causes fre fluid in abdomen?

Could be natural: There is naturally a small amount of fluid in the pelvis to keep organs moist but it could also happen from ovulation, inflammation, infection or cancer cells. ...Read more

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Is abdominal anyurizm hereditary?

No: But the predisposition to get arteriosclerotic disease is hereditary (and that is usually the substrate for AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm) as you cannot change genetics (or your parents), if you have someone in your family with aaa, you should get extra careful with all other (modifiable) risk factors as smoking, hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, obesity and sedentary lifestyle. ...Read more

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What other things could abdomen pain be?

What other things could abdomen pain be?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Why am I having severe abdominal spasms?

Why am I having severe abdominal spasms?

Multiple causes: There are multiple causes. You should see your doctor to see if there are any that can be discussed and treated. ...Read more

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Are swollen stomachs common in alcoholics?

Are swollen stomachs common in alcoholics?

Advanced cirrhosis: In advanced cirrhosis of the liver due to severe alcohol use, fluid can accumulate in the abdomen called as cites. This can make the belly look "very swollen". It can be a very serious condition. ...Read more

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What happens to the staples inside my abdomen?

Scar over: I understand that you had abdominal surgery where metal clips were used inside your abdomen. Those are not dissolvable and will remain there. Granulation (scar) tissue will develop over those areas to wall them off from the surrounding environment, but they should be ok, otherwise. ...Read more

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