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Can Constipation Cause Fatigue
Is it possible for thyroid to cause constipation even if you have no other thyroid symptoms, such as fatigue or low temp?
Can constipation for 5-7 days cause symptoms such as headache, dizziness, fatigue, bloading, and just a weird overall feeling?
Yes it can: The body can react to physiological stress with toxic reaction. Patients prone to constipation can have severe autonomic reaction including hypertension, headaches, migraines, fainting spells, and even seizure like events. These may be severe is cases with spinal cord injury or in children with cerebral palsy. A "normal" person may have similar symptoms in an acute case of severe constipation. ...Read more
Fullness in stomach, constipation, light headedness, and extreme fatigue for about a week now. What could be the cause and what should I do about it?
Symptoms: The given constellation of symptoms is not specific for any disease. I suggest that you be seen by a doc in a face to face setting. ...Read more
I have an 8 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary. Could this be the cause of my constipation and fatigue? Should I get it removed or can I wait it out?
What causes abd distention, excess hunger even w/constipation despite high fiber/fluid intake. Usually painless but extreme fatigue. No obstruction.
Start w/ evaluation: There are lots of reasons for abdominal bloating ; many are not due to the GI tract. Bowel "problems" often accompany GI disorders--whether functional or "organic." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. "Extreme fatigue" is quite concerning--thyroid, depression? See doctor. ...Read more
Coughing up thick white mucus with black specks in it and sometimes blood in mucus, fatigue, weight loss, nausea, constipation, thin blood, causes?
Could lymphoma cause constipation, one swollen lymph node, low grade fever, severe fatigue and excessive sweating?
Diagnosis, symptoms: Symptoms alone can not be helpful to make a diagnosis of lymphoma, Physical examination to assess the size of the lymph node, tests to check the rest of the body and a biopsy of an enlarged lymph node, all put together, help us to make a diagnosis. You need to go to a doctor for examination if you are concerned about your symptoms(if these are progressively getting worse) ...Read more
Getting over stomach bug that caused fatigue, constipation,dehydration, lightheaded. Feeling hot last 2 days but no fever. Is this normal?
What could cause chronic (2-7 years): coughing, swollen left lymph node, headaches, constipation, fatigue, anxiety, depression, insomnia, "brain fog"?
GERD: Gastro esophageal reflux disease associated with constipation. Change diet, avoid spicy, fried, citrus food, white chocolate peanut. Coffee soda condiments. Over the counter antacid twice a day, sleep inclined, avoid late dinner, eat small meals and chew your food very well. What to eat? High fiber green vegetable beans lentils. Drink more water. Use laxative like metamucil twice a day. I. ...Read more
What else can cause preggo symptoms except pregnancy? Neg hpt, but missed period, bloated, constipation, vivid dreams, fatigue, itchy, a clingy tot...
Most common adverse reaction of atenolol is GI . Y it cause indigestion, constipation and dry mouth ... And also fatigue and dizziness?
Yes: Beta blockers can cause all of those issues. ...Read more
Causes for burning stomach with constipation burning bowel movement and fatigue. I also have bowel movement after meal. I have hick ups and gas prob to?
Burning: Too many conditions to simplify this. See a gastroeneterologist. Some conditions are discussed at http://www.Healthhype. Com/burning-anus-rectum-burning-sensation-after-a-bowel-movement. Html. ...Read more
And I have always had weight problems. I have fatigue, constipation, and all the symptoms of it. What are chances that I have a thyroid problem?
I am scared that I am imagining that I am sick. I am worried I am a hypochondriac. I complain of lethargy. Constipation. Etc. But blood panels are nor?
Show up on blood tests. It is usually easily treated with increasing fiber daily in diet. Lethergy can be caused by a variety of physical and emotional problems. See a good Internist to check you physically and be sure to check your Thyroid. Consider a psychological evaluation as well to help put to rest your concerns about hypochondria. Depression canals present as lethargy.
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Chinese qigong: Is not a panacea. I don't think they exist. There is a good deal of research to support many health and psychological benefits of qigong. Check out the National Qigong Association website USA www.nqa.org The gentle movements, breathing, and meditation, in western terms, adjusts biochemistry and attitude, not to mention turning down the fight flight freeze response. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Constipation followed by diarrhoea with dark coloured blood and mucous. Is this a sign of crohns? Fatigue & in lots of pain around naval
Dark bloody stool: You should go to the ER today(preferably now). You can lose a lot of blood in stool. Can be inflammatory bowel like Crohns(pain may be lower) or bowel obstruction, or superior mesenteric artery oocculsion(usually older individuals) gastritis/ ulcer, meckels diverticulum, diverticulitis(usually left sided pain) . Go to ER today ...Read more
Wife diagnosis lyme, after 4 yrs of horrible fatigue, bad constipation, body pain, new allergies, and only getting worse, on abx for 6mos, please help?
If not: Already done a full workup is indicated including other issues than Lyme speak With your internist or information disease doctor ...Read more
I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods (quality: spotting between periods). The following also describe me: Constipation and Fatigue. What should I do?
Plan. : Constipation need to be treated with diet and medication that depend on severity of this. Fatigue most likely need blood work, and irregularities of menstrual period as well need blood work. All of this could be done in doctor office. But not on line. Please, make appointment with family physician or pediatrician. ...Read more
I've been having fatigue, constipation, belching, and getting full fast when I eat. My GI doc says to just take probiotics. Does that make sense?
Abd, bowel symptoms: Well you can get full easily if you are contipated, but you are also 39 yo and unfortunately we are seeing colon cancer in younger pts. If you have a change in bowel habits, fatique, and belching you could have a number of things: peptic ulcer which is bleeding, or colon/stomach cancer. Best to have your primary md draw some blood to macke sure not anemic and get scoped both upper and lower gi. ...Read more
I have Hashimoto's. What are some good supplements To take to help with some symptoms like fatigue, slow digestion/constipation & weight gain?
Strong migraine, top of the head, cold body — goosebumps, fatigue, hurts when I lean forward or cough, tho no cough developed, constipation — any ideas?
See doc: Someone with a headache, chills, fatigue of short duration may be developing an infection, such as a viral or bacterial upper respiratory, throat or sinus infection. See one's doc for a good eval. If the headache is the worst one ever experienced in one's life, go to the emergency dept for immediate eval. Constipation is not usually an acute problem and may be a separate issue. ...Read more
I am a healthy 35-year old woman. 5'8" 127 pounds. I work out regularly and eat well. I do drink wine during the week but not excessively. I recently went to the doctor for a check-up I did discuss some fatigue and constipation I was experiencing. H
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I have many worsening food intolerances, (not allergies). Reactions are fatigue, rashes, sleep problem, constipation. What do I do?
My last period was September 9, I'm 2 days late. I have been feeling so bloated, constipation, fatigue,lower back n pelvic pain n lost my appetite.
HPT: Do a home pregnancy test to be sure you are not pregnant. You can take a stool softener and laxative like sennokot if you have constipation for more than a few days. Also, probiotics help with the bloating. If the pelvic pain perisists and you have a fever or vaginal discharge you should see a doctor. ...Read more