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Common Triggers For Ibs
Please could you list common food chemical sensitivities for me, e.G. Msg.Ongoing non diagnosis IBS symptoms & feeling full/nausea. Trying to eliminate stuf?
See a DR: Have you been checked for mononucleosis (mono)? Get a precise diagnosis. Forget about "chemical sensitivities" which is a term used by ignorant people to steal money from other ignorant people. Forget about ginger ; thistle: save your money. Enlarged spleen should not be ignored. It is probably serious. ...Read more
Chronic bloating recurrent yeast infections. Ibs-c can there a connection here? Ibs meds do no relief either.
Is one of the triggers for fibromyalgia stress? For example gettin stressed would cause symptoms to flare up?
Chronic bowel pain cramps and recurrent D. Comes in phases, max a month symptom free. No food triggers done elimination diet to rule out. Ibs or ibd?
IBS/IBS: 20 yo female has abdominal cramps & diarrhea. These symptoms can be seen in both IBS & IBD. The standard answer is that IBS is a functional disorder absent tissue pathology changes & IBD has inflammatory characteristics seen upon endoscopy & biopsy. The causes of both IBS & IBD are unknown. In my opinion they are all on a continuous spectrum, & autonomic nervous system dysfunction is etiologic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Prevacid effective for gastritis?nexium (esomeprazole) causes diarrhea for me.also can gastritis cause constipation..have had some of that with gastritis flare up
Is LDN a good therapy for chronic illness, especially gut trouble (nausea, cramps, IBS symptoms) but also chronic fatigue and headaches?
???LDN????: What is this?????? Ask again without the INITIALS! ...Read more
No, but a few ?Help: None of our muscle cells contract (heart muscle only exception) without a nerve impulse telling them to contract. Thus intestinal muscle motion totally under nervous system control (subconscious) 24/7. Thus biggest driver intestinal upset: emotional upset expressed into intestines, e.g. “nerves”/nausea before test as child/teen. Internal control dominant; some meds; trial & error, may ? symptoms. ...Read more
I have GERD & IBS w/severe chronic constipation. What is the best Rx for GERD without increasing constipation and inducing other side effects?
Possibly: There is something called oral allergy syndrome, where people who are allergic to ragweed, cannot eat the melon family. They get itching in the mouth and ears, and sometimes swelling. This occurs in people who are allergic to birch trees, and eat hazelnuts, or some fruits such as apple, plums, and nectarines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Individualized : Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. Everyone is different and there is not one straight approach. You may start with as simple as an elimination diet and record which foods may aggravate you. Best wishes! ...Read more
Can anxiety cause IBS ? Can IBS cause mucus in stool and indigestion at same time for more than two months ?
Hper and hypoglycemia seem to share many symptoms, which symptom is most uniquely diagnostic for hypo or hyper?
Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia actually don't share many symptoms at all in my experience. A low blood sugar can be life threatening and your body does everything it can to let you know you're in trouble. You can get anxious, jittery, tachycardic, sweaty and even die if you don't get help. Hypoglycemia is usually asymptomatic but if the sugar gets high enough it can cause coma and death. ...Read more
R/O IBS: IBS NO EVIDENCE OF LINK TO BLEPHARITIS. /IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach. Tx:PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: Likely multifactorial and not from GI symptoms alone. That being said all ibs patients should expect to live a normal productive live. ...Read more
Can bloating and excessive intestinal gases in elderly trigger attacks of paroxysmal afib what is asafe treatment for this colonic discomfort &gases?
Allegens & irritiant: Allergens: house dust mites, animal danders, mold spores, pollens & sometimes foods. Irritants: cigarette smoke, wood & barbecue smoke, poorly-burning gas stoves, heaters, furnaces & hot water heaters, smog, diesel exhausts, pesticides, fragrance. For asthma these physical triggers: cold air, exercise, laughter, stress, and respiratory infections, especially viral respiratory infections. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers