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Colon cancer with hypoactive bowel sounds, distended abdomen, hypoactive bowel sounds, no bowel movement 2 days?
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Mom Holter test.ventricular ectopic beats.Supraventricular summary 89307 beats total133,isolated112,pairs4,abberant0,runs3 run beats13.rhythym sinus.
Holter results: inspection of relevance ECG tracings is necessary for appropriate interpretive report. ...Read more
R/O IBS: IBS IS SX OF EXCLUSION.. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5yrs chronic diarrhea every bowel movement watery, sudden, urgency, unbearable smell. Gastric bypass 5yrs ago. Partial colon removed, hernia 3yrs ago?
No, it shouldn't: Kidney stones shouldn't directly stop a bowel movement. Kidney stones are however very painful and one may be afraid to force down during a bowel movement for fear of more pain.Also pain medications, such as narcotics can cause constipation. Kidney stones itself have no direct relationship with the bowel.They can pass only via the urine-not stool.Hope this helps! ...Read more
Skipbeats frequent when I chew gum, spicy food (HR jumps 90-115bpm and acid reflux 5-12 skip/hr)is that normal?Echo mvp/trMR 48holter 26 pac's 6 pvc's
That is an extremely: small number of extra systolic beats. I don't know how you can say they increase when the total is minuscule. At your age, heart rate variability is common as the autonomic system is highly responsive to many stimuli. Nothing you describe is out of normal range or worrisome in any way. ...Read more
Have symptoms of irritable bowel Recently underwent colonoscopy which came negative. However multiple times toilet, incomplete bowel evacuation feel, soft flat stools persist. Request advise.
Irritable bowel: If your gastroenterologist is comfortable that enough work up has been done to rule out other causes and feels that IBS is the culprit, it is time to start trying to treat it. Adding extra fiber to the diet is a good start. There are medications such as anti-spasmodics which tend to work well in some situations also. Talk to your G.I. doctor about what is the next step. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moms holter test shows ventricular ectopic beats.In 89307 beats total aw 133,isolated 112,pairs 4,abberant 0,runs 3&run beats 13.rhythym is sinus.help?
Not enough info: What distinguishes the significance of a rhythm disturbance is what the condition of the heart is, not the rhythm per se. Your mother needs an evaluation which includes information about how strong her heart is and whether she has evidence of blocked arteries. Other considerations are what meds she takes, her use of nicotine, alcohol and caffeine, and what symptoms, if any, she has. Warm wishes. ...Read more
Small pfo w/ atrital septal aneuysm. Passed stress test, holter showed few PACs, more PVCs. Related? Cardio says not worried. Scared of sudden death!
Unlikely: It is unlikely that y will have sudden death. You might be bothered by the extra beats and might need some further w/o or treatment.ou ...Read more
30 day event recorder=sinus rhythm tachycardia, experiencing daily lightheadedness, dizziness,fatigue,palpitations,short of breath. What's happening?
Symptoms = possibly: related but these are far too complex issues & relationships to be dealt with in such a limited interface as HealthTap. Be aware: (a) you are in charge of your life & health, not others & (b) how the medical industry operates: http://goo.gl/Blh6rW, rarely addressing causes; only treating body symptoms. Plaquenil & methotrexate=typically prescribed for autoimmune problems such as Lupus. God Bless! ...Read more
Not likely. : In medicine you can never say never. However, it is highly unlikely that ibs will lead to any heart irregularities. Common symptoms include abdominal crampy pain, constipation, and or diarrhea. None of these symptoms will affect your electrolytes which could lead to heart abnomalities or directly affect the heart in any way. ...Read more
GI virus: Sounds like a viral GI process.Get a more detailed answer ›
Heart flutter/skips beat, stabbing incapacitating pains, very tired, mitralvalve regurgitation 1/6, high hr w/ little exercise, cardiologist=noworry?
Chronic diahrea,mucus in stool, urgent and frequent bowel movements, abdominal pain. Colonoscopy normal and healthy. IBS ?
This may be IBD: mucus and diarrhea is usually a phenomenon of inflammation of bowel. The colonoscope is designed to examine the colon for tumor and can reach terminal ileum but can visualize above it. A camera pellet swallowed can visualizse the entire small bowel to determine if there is inflammation of SB. If symptoms persist the GI physician should evaluate small bowel. ...Read more
Gurgling tummy, nausea,hurts in different spots, gas, smelly BM. History of CDiff, diverticulitis, ulcers, hiatal hernia, sludge in gallbladder. CT ok?
Not OK!: You report a number of medical concerns and complaints so you must, as soon as possible, make an appointment to see your primary doctor. Much of your complaints can be carefully controlled. ...Read more
Neither: Neither is worse, both require treatment when they cause symptoms. ...Read more
Just got a skipped / extra beat while laying in bed to sleep super scared . Is this normal? I feel there's a link btw not having a bowel m. And pvcs
Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pvcs in the morning when i'm very tired and after a bowel movement why? Is this normal?! usually 1 or 2 stronger felt ones i feel them building!
Why is it that when I press on the upper right side of my abdomen, it feels like a shock and I get PVCs?
Symptoms: You need to be seen by a doc and evaluated if you want to know what's going on. It may not be PVCs even. You may be getting diaphragmatic spasm and intercostal spasm feeling like what you describe.....or something else including PVCs. Can't tell from out here....... ...Read more
PVC's can be a: warning sign of other cardiovascular problems that need to be evaluated. They can also lead to the development of a cardiomyopathy when they are frequent (in general >15%). You need to be evaluated by a health care professional (preferably cardiologist or electrophysiologist) to determine your cause, potential risks and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pvc: There are several reasons for presence of PVCs. Sometimes you cannot find the reason. They come from the ventricles of the heart.sometimes it is an isolated problem and sometimes it comes with some other heart diseases. They may also be triggered by external factors such as drugs medications etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Type of hear failure: Usually, occasional premature ventricular beats (PVC's) are normal, but when you have more than about 5,000/24hrs., they may begin to wear down the strength of the heart, over time. Treating the PVC's often corrects the problem. See heart rhythm specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
All deponds: Pvc in a young person with no structural heart disease is benign. In patients with heart disease has a different prognosis. If you have no heart disease and no symptoms no need to treat your pvc, however if is is symptomatic there are some medications such as betablockers that you can take. ...Read more
Palpitations: It makes a big difference whether these "skipped" beats are actually PVC's or not. Also, it makes a big difference if there are there just a few in a row or intermittent between normal beats or sustained over a period of several minutes. There are many good cardiologists & other heart specialists in the Cincy area & you need to see one as soon as possible. ...Read more
PVC's and PAC's: Premature atrial and ventricular contractions or extra heartbeats may be considered normal in a heathly young adult. These extra heartbeats may be aggravated by pain, anxiety, stimulant drugs, medications and foods like caffeine. Although generally benign, pac's and pvc's may reflect underlying heart disease, anemia, electrolyte or endocrine conditions. Urgent eval if chest pain, sob or syncope. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: It all depends on what's causing the pvcs. But if your magnesium is on the low side, supplementing mg can help prevent pvcs from deteriorating into a more serious rhythm like v tach or v fib. Usually, mg is an add-on to another cardiac med but you should discuss your treatment options and purpose of each med with your cardiologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doubtful: Pvcs can be normal, or marker for more serious disorder. Since they are multifocal, very unlikely to be able to find a location to ablate. If the heart is structurally normal, no coronary disease, electrolytes normal, and no drug influence, they may be ok as is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Early beats?: Acronyms are not always standardized on echo reports. However PVC and psvc may stand for premature ventricular (bottom heart chamber) and supraventricular (top heart chamber) contractions; respectively. You may have had 2 and 5 of each, during the echocardiogram recording. Commenting on the significance of this requires more information. See cardiologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers