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Constipation And No Appetite
Nausea before bowel movement and nausea afterwards. Yellow, watery bowels with mucous. Flatulence. No appetite, no fever, fatigue and anxiety. ?
Broad differential: Could be one of many things, but it should be further evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Abdominal pain all over constipation for 2 weeks laxatives not helping leaking stool nausea vomiting headache bloating no appetite nothing helping?
Doctor can evaluate: One's primary care doctor can evaluate to see where the nausea and vomiting might be coming from. Many, many conditions can cause nausea and vomiting. Meanwhile, one can get a calendar and write down her story, from day 1 when things started happening. Include details on what actually happens. If needed, one's doctor can advise on how to do a clean-out, similar to what's done before a colonoscopy. ...Read more
Weight loss concern: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. Many of these are seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, ; functional disorders, as well as pregnancy. Directed lab work, imaging, +/-biopsies, stool studies will find your answer. Am concerned with your weight loss-voluntary? ...Read more
Any illnesses besides IBS that cause diarrhea, loose stool, cramping, upset stomach, and occasional constipation? No vomiting or blood in stool.
Can IBS cause loss of appetite for days? Even if IBS not flaring. Have no appetite. No energy. Sleep a lot. Fatigue. No strength. Told it's from ibs
Decreased appetite and nausea vomiting after eating. Fatigue tiredness and all over body aches/tiredness. No energy at all. No fever. 2-3 days?
DIET: Your history indicates you have had a good deal of testing including a liver biopsy!! Your question should be re-asked with more information. One suggestion: The most common reason for gas and bloating/belching is DIETARY! Starches (eg baked beans) can cause lower intestinal gas and Lactose Intolerance or Gluten Sensitivity upper intestinal gas. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Struggling with loss of appetite, fatigue and mild nausea for two months. Rumbling, tight stomach. No blood in stools and all tests come back negative. Exercise and eat FODMAP diet but no joy. Any ideas?
Food sensitivity?: Have you had lab tests for food sensitivity? Great Plains Lab in Kansas USA has a good one. It can be done in other countries also. Some labs do "all or nothing" type tests but food sensitivity varies. Please see your doc first. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Severe abdominal pain associated with bowel movement alternating constipation and diarrhea anxiety insomnia weight and apatite loss whats wrong?
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome is likely. Chronic anxiety is complicating the issue. Try to identify offending foods. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you and give dietary advice(ex. Fodmap diet) and/or medication. See a psychologist or psychiatrist for stress management. Medication may also be prescribed for short term help. ...Read more
Lots of warm, foul smelling gas (above normal), constant bloating, intestinal rumbling, and lack of appetite. No fever, no blood in stool, no chills.
Gas, bloatig: This is not normal and there a many possibilities of the cause of the illness. Time to call your doctor and get a physical examination to determine what is wrong. ...Read more
Yes: Gallstones may cause cholecyctitis, which is an inflammation of the gallbladder. Because of this inflammation someone can experience nausea, pain in the right upper abdomen, and even pain radiation the the shoulder blade or middle back. If you suspect you may have stones it is important the be evaluated by a doctor. Gallstones may block ducts and cause serious issues such as pancreatitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nausea before and after a bowel movement. No fever, lower abdominal cramps (mild), lack of appetite. history of ibs, gerd, gad. Mucous in stools.
Change in my stool (thin, mucus, blood). Bloated stomach but no weight change or appetite loss. Gassy. Pain in the tailbone area. Fatigue. Any ideas?
Not normal, get help: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more
Important: Depending upon the duration of the symptoms it could be something serious like a peptic ulcer, a bleeding growth or something simple and self limiting like gastritis or a tear in the esophageal mucosa (mallory-weiss tear). In either case it is very important that you consult your physician urgently as massive bleeding can be potentially fatal. ...Read more
Been having alot of pain in stomach area. By ribs and pelvis. Gas and constipation. Lack of appetite and gaining weight. Any ideas?
Be careful ibuprofen: Ibuprofen if not taken with food or milk can cause gastritis, and irritate your stomach. So make sure you aren't taking it on an empty stomach. Food allergies can also cause bloating, and slight weight gain. You may have some referred pain to your ribs from your stomach, and from constipation. and gas to your pelvis. See your doctor for further evaluation, and abdominal exam. ...Read more
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