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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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I have chest pain and diarrhea, should I be worried?

I have chest pain and diarrhea, should I be worried?

See Your Doctor: These are not symptoms you can pass on, I suggest you contact your pcp and get to see him/her asap. ...Read more

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Chest pain, clear hot diarrhea and nausea. What could be wrong?

Diarrhea/chest pain: May have gastroenteritis. The colon actually goes quite high at the top of the diaphragm so it can be confused with chest pain. Also consider reflux/ H pylori as H pylori can cause a diarrhea. Gallbladder disease and thyroid disease can also present with chest pain and diarrhea. Follow up with doctor urgent care. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain, shortness of breath and diarrhea? What wrong with me?

I'm having chest pain, shortness of breath and diarrhea? What wrong with me?

Pain and fainting: While it is not possible to make a diagnosis or give specific advice in these little text boxes, in general we take chest pain and shortness of breath seriously. You should see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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What could cause mild chest pain, nausea, and diarrhea after exercise?

What could cause mild chest pain, nausea, and diarrhea after exercise?

Heart Issues: Well, the most concerning possibility is that this is angina from heart disease. You should see your doctor asap and have this evaluated. Also, I would back off on the exercise until you get this done. I would recommend a stress test with an imaging component to help establish that this is/ or isn't from heart disease. ...Read more

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ER workup norm. For chest pain but having crampy, nausea feeling but only have diarrhea that I've had four episodes in the past hour. Help?

ER workup norm. For chest pain but having crampy, nausea feeling but only have diarrhea that I've had four episodes in the past hour. Help?

Mgt: From your description, you may have a gastrointestinal infection. If there is any blood, mucus or fever, a culture will be obtained. In the meantime, rest, stay well hydrated and avoid dairy products until well. ...Read more

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Diarrhea, intermittent chest pain, burping egg taste, headache, frequent urination... What is wrong with me?

Angina: The chest pain and other symptoms require that you see your doctor for an examination to evaluate what is happening to you. Call to get an appointment as soon as possible. ...Read more

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At work, typing, had visual migraine, no headache pain. Then in 10 min, had right sided chest pain, profuse sweating and bout of diarrhea. What is it?

Complex migraine: This sounds like a complicated, vascular, migraine without the classic symptoms but with residual symptoms after it ended. Migraines can affect the activity of other parts of the brain, especially if it spreads. The right-sided chest pain & diarrhea point to phrenic nerve and vagus nerve involvement. Talk to a neurologist or you primary doc for confirmation. ...Read more

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With diarrhea, fever, chest pain, EKG ok, echo ok, prescription ok, troponin 300. Myocarditis confirmed?

With diarrhea, fever, chest pain, EKG ok, echo ok, prescription ok, troponin 300. Myocarditis confirmed?

No: With massive troponin elevation (300!), you have to rule out coronary occlusion (thrombosis/dissection/embolism) - need coronary angiography to rule that out. Cardiac MRI is sometimes suggestive of myocarditis, but most cardiologists would still need a coronary angiogram to rule out coronary abnormalities. ...Read more

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Are there any alternitives to Flagyl and vancomycin for c. Diff? I've had it! Feeling nauseated, bloated, dark urine, chest pain, & diarrhea is back.

Are there any alternitives to Flagyl and vancomycin for c. Diff? I've had it! Feeling nauseated, bloated, dark urine, chest pain, & diarrhea is back.

See your MD: Fidaxomicin/ Dificid (fidaxomicin) is an effective but very expensive alternative treatment. Dark urine and chest pain which you list as symptoms are not signs of c. Difficile diarrhea and can indicate a serious problem. See your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing dizziness, shortness of breath, and fatigue. I've also had bad diarrhea and some chest pain. Could this be the flu?

I've been experiencing dizziness, shortness of breath, and fatigue. I've also had bad diarrhea and some chest pain. Could this be the flu?

Not typical: Flu causes a respiratory illness with fever and mucle aches. You don't sound like you have the flu. You should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have chest pain, stomach pain, diarrhea, and vomiting while taking vibramycin (doxycycline)?

Is it normal to have chest pain, stomach pain, diarrhea, and vomiting while taking vibramycin (doxycycline)?

Yes : (: Sadly I think vibramycin (doxycycline) is particularly prone to this constellation of side-effects. I would stop taking them, see prescribing md and obtain alternative. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain, diarrhea, dizziness, possible fever, I'm shaky, and I have stomach pain these all started the same time as my period. Ideas?

I'm having chest pain, diarrhea, dizziness, possible fever, I'm shaky, and I have stomach pain these all started the same time as my period. Ideas?

Viral: Most likely viral, some women have decrease in their immunity during menses due to blood loss, and get more likely to get sick, but with chest pain I would definitely get a checkup. ...Read more

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Sharp chest pain (left), slight neck soreness (right), light headed, fatigued, slight numbness in wrist, hands and feet, diarrhea. 23 yo male?

Sick all over: Your symptoms are widespread, affecting a variety of organ systems. I recommend you see someone to get checked because of your complaint of chest pain and light-headedness. It may all be a virus which your body will manage on its own, but it's better to get this checked out at a clinic. Drink plenty of water in the meantime to make up for the diarrhea and to help with the dizziness. ...Read more

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Nauseated, dizzy, lower back pain on both sides, fatigue, a little bit of chest pain, burning headache, little appetite and diarrhea. Er or doc monday?

Today: That's a lot of symptoms, and you may have a serious condition. I wouldn't wait until Monday. I would go see a doctor today, wither your regular doctor or an urgent care nearby to make sure you don't have something serious going on. ...Read more

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The past 4 days I've had a sore throat, dry cough sometimes producing phlegm, diarrhea, chest pain, but no fever.?

Mgt: I would advise that you be seen by your PCP. In particular, the dry cough and chest pain warrants evaluation. Stay well hydrated, rest and re check your temperature. ...Read more

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Haven't eaten for four days, persistent productive cough, diarrhea, nausea, sore throat, headache, hoarse voice, fatigue, chest pain, body aches? Ideas

Haven't eaten for four days, persistent productive cough, diarrhea, nausea, sore throat, headache, hoarse voice, fatigue, chest pain, body aches? Ideas

Need pcp evaluation: Possible Flu. Fever, muscle aches, cough, sore throat, nausea. The anti-flu medication Tamiflu (oseltamivir) must be taken within the first 48 hours of symptoms to have an effect. See a PCP right away, as you may have a serious conditon, are in danger of dehydration, and need treatment. Flu or strep are diagnosed with swabs, but many other causes are possible. A PCP keeps your medical records for follow-up. ...Read more

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Coughing, vomiting, chest pain, sweating, sore throat, dizziness, diarrhea, fatigue, chills, 99.5 temp, stuffy nose. Can't keep nothing down. Er or no?

Coughing, vomiting, chest pain, sweating, sore throat, dizziness, diarrhea, fatigue, chills, 99.5 temp, stuffy nose. Can't keep nothing down. Er or no?

Mgt: You may have the flu, and if treated early the medication can shorten the course. I would suggest seeing the ED. They may prescribe medication, order your chest radiograph and provide hydration. ...Read more

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Chills, shaking, sweating, fever, dry cough, nausea, diarrhea, chest pain, dizziness, sore throat, runny/stuffy nose, fatigue, hoarse voice, green sno?

Chills, shaking, sweating, fever, dry cough, nausea, diarrhea, chest pain, dizziness, sore throat, runny/stuffy nose, fatigue, hoarse voice, green sno?

Viral infection: Sounds upper respiratory infection which can result in bronchitis, nasal congestion, and sore throat. Sometimes vomiting and diarrhea can also occur.. Fever and chills may indicate superimposed bacterial infection and pneumonia on viral process. You should consult physician for examination, possible testing, and proper therapy.. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pains, dry mouth, and diarrhea, what should I do?

I'm having chest pains, dry mouth, and diarrhea, what should I do?

The dry mouth: And diarrhea may in fact be as simple as a viral infection however the chest pain should not be"handled" "virtually"...a "hands on" examination is necessary. A call to your PCP, or if not available a visit to an urgent care center is indicated!
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Hi I have seen my doctor a # of times for chest pains I also get lightheaded my breathing feels heavy. Now diarrhea as well. Please any ideas?

GERD, etc: Your symptoms cover a numerous number of possible illnesses. 1. I would rule out pregnancy. 2. Food poisoning. 3. Gerd or gastroesophageal reflux disease. 4. Inadvertant drug poisoning, too much Aspirin or acetaminophen? Discuss all with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more