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I think I have gallstones, pain in upper abdomen, bloating, gas, diarrhea, nausea, intolerance of fatty foods. It feels like a gamble on what I can eat now.?

I think I have gallstones, pain in upper abdomen, bloating, gas, diarrhea, nausea, intolerance of fatty foods. It feels like a gamble on what I can eat now.?

I agree: Most of your symptoms are consistent with gb attack however they can be reproduced by other causes such as gastric reflux irritable bowel syndrome. You probably require further evaluation. You can initially try to reduce fat intake. ...Read more

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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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Can adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause stomach problems?? Gas, bloating, diarreah, nausea, loss of appetite? Going on 4 weeks now of this

Can adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause stomach problems?? Gas, bloating, diarreah, nausea, loss of appetite? Going on 4 weeks now of this

Anxiety: I understand your discomfort.
Loss of appetite, nausea diarrhea, and anxiety and can be side effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine).
Anxiety can cause or increase these symptoms
Anxiety can also be due to stress which at age 21 can be- expectation of parents, relationships, breaking up of relationships, school, work and finances.
See Psychiatrist for diagnosis, need, benefits, side effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine), and Therapy ...Read more

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I have violent diahrrhea for last four days with nausia, gas and bloating. No fever. Can hardly leave bathroom. And now pain in lower right flank.

I have violent diahrrhea for last four days with nausia, gas and bloating. No fever. Can hardly leave bathroom. And now pain in lower right flank.

Diarrhea: Would go to ER as you may be dehydrated from much diarrhea. May be E coli diarrhea which is severe, can have complications and is treated symptomatically. Would try probiotic to repelnish bacteria, , keep hydrated with water/ gatorade avoid diary, solids. Pain may be colitis / inflammation from diarrhea. Go to ER 4 days is a lot of diarrhea. DO NOT take immodium ...Read more

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Bloating, loose stools/constipation & nausea come &go (days w/no symptoms, then multiple days w/symptoms) Ovarian Cancer? Do symptoms come/go? Paranoid

Bloating, loose stools/constipation & nausea come &go (days w/no symptoms, then multiple days w/symptoms) Ovarian Cancer? Do symptoms come/go? Paranoid

Cancer unlikely: It is unlikely that your symptoms are due to ovarian cancer. Irritable bowel is more likely. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk prodFor good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I feel bloating, gas, and have loose stools. I only go once a day. Took gastrolyte. But now I haven't pooped in 3 days, feel bloated and gassy?

I feel bloating, gas, and have loose stools. I only go once a day. Took gastrolyte. But now I haven't pooped in 3 days, feel bloated and gassy?

Insuff Informatio: Do you get enough fiber in your diet? Recommended 15-25 grams/day. The question is too broad, you should see GI MD. Have you had recent Antibiotics? Did you poss eat some bad food? How long has this been going on? Could this be viral? Make appointment w GI MD. ...Read more

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Bloating, gas, loose stools, undigested food in stool, blood in stools bright red, diahrrrea, Constipation. Diahrrra for 2 weeks. Blood 2 days. Wrong?

Bloating, gas, loose stools, undigested food in stool, blood in stools bright red, diahrrrea, Constipation. Diahrrra for 2 weeks. Blood 2 days. Wrong?

Absolutely typical: Of a vitamin deficiency disease called beriberi. You probably have low stomach acid and a deficiency of pancreatic enzymes because your energy metabolism is being distorted. This disease can affect virtually any organ in the body because of its interference with energy synthesis. Stop sugar in all its various forms. ...Read more

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Can spastic colon come without strong pain, what I experience is loose stools, change in stool caliber, trapped gas and bloating, discomfort?

Can spastic colon come without strong pain, what I experience is loose stools, change in stool caliber, trapped gas and bloating, discomfort?

Yes: However other conditions can cause your symptoms too. Lactose intolerance can develop in later years, as can some infectious diseases. Spastic colon is often a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning you need to rule out other causes before coming to your diagnosis. It's always a good idea to get an exam and confirm the diagnosis with your physician. ...Read more

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I suffer from IBS symptoms. The last week I've had extreme amts of painful gas, bloating, loose stools, and cramps. Is standard ibs?

I suffer from IBS symptoms. The last week I've had extreme amts of painful gas, bloating, loose stools, and cramps. Is standard ibs?

IBS: These can be symptoms consistent with ibs, you can always have another process going on in addition such as infection or food intolerances. ...Read more

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Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.

Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.

Yes: Cruciferous vegetables e.G cauliflower, broccoli etc, as well as beans are a common cause of bloating ; gas. Norovirus usually results in fever, chills, intense nausea ; vomiting with profuse watery diarrhea. ...Read more

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I have had IBS like symptoms since starting levonorgestrel + ethinylestradiol birth control. Could this cause gas, bloating and loose stools?

I have had IBS like symptoms since starting levonorgestrel + ethinylestradiol birth control. Could this cause gas, bloating and loose stools?

IBS: oral bc cause?: Oral bcp's are just a version of what your body goes through hormonally during a regular (non-pill) cycle. IBS can be caused by stress of any kind, or by viral/bacterial gastroenteritis. Bcp's are not involved in causing IBS, but taking them irregularly can activate endometriosis by causing estrogen levels to vary in strength. Implants in the colon are common and can lead to IBS symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about having gas, bloating, diarrhea, & nausea after gallbladder out?

Can you tell me about having gas, bloating, diarrhea, & nausea after gallbladder out?

Not unusual: About 6% of patients will develop these symptoms after cholecystectomy. The treatment will need sometimes anti-dirrhea medication first and if it did not work then Cholesteramin powder may be needed. ...Read more

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I have had bloating, gas, nausea the last few days and then diarrhea and pain, could they be caused by cough drops?

I have had bloating, gas, nausea the last few days and then diarrhea and pain, could they be caused by cough drops?

Virus?: Not from cough drops, are you taking any cough syrup with codeine, that could cause constipation. Any fever? I gather you have a cough too, sounds like at least you have a viral syndrome maybe more check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort (bloating, gas) combined with lot of stress for deadlines; what can I do to make me feel better?

Nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort (bloating, gas) combined with lot of stress for deadlines; what can I do to make me feel better?

Reduce stress: A lot of your digestion issues could be a stress response... Reccomend looking for ways to reduce stress like exercise, time with family, participation in charity/ faith, etc. ...Read more

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I don't know what's going on. Having symptoms of IBS, bloating, discomfort, gas, nausea, constipated, diarrhea sometimes, and now my tail bone hurts?

I don't know what's going on. Having symptoms of IBS, bloating, discomfort, gas, nausea, constipated, diarrhea sometimes, and now my tail bone hurts?

IBS: 20's female w. migraines & dyspepsia suffers abdominal discomfort, "nauseousness" & alternating diarrhea & constipation. These symptoms are often seen in women w. Hypermobility Syndrome. Gastroenterologist consult needed for confirmation. If there are widespread myalgias, depression, sleeplessness, daytime fatigue & clouded mental process, a Rheumatologist might be consulted about fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

What causes stomach pain in left side of abdomen, burning across abdomen, bloating and increased gas and belching...Constant nausea but no diarrhea?

Food intolerance: You should consult a gastroenterologist. You may have a lactose intolerence or possibly celiacs disease. ...Read more

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I either have diarrhea or constipation. Black stool (once) Pains. Brown mucus & gas w/ constipation Little blood. Bloating. Nausea. Tired. Ideas?

I either have diarrhea or constipation. Black stool (once) Pains. Brown mucus & gas w/ constipation Little blood. Bloating. Nausea. Tired. Ideas?

Medical eval needed.: These changes in bowel habitus are not normal. Black stool - if tarry & malodorous could represent bleeding. The obvious blood in stool also warrants assessment. You need assessment to see if you have an inflammatory or infectious condition that is causing these changes. Take care. ...Read more

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Bad gas, bloating yesterday into last night, woke up with diarrhea and a little nausea. I have ibs. Could this be IBS or a stomach bug? No fever.

Bad gas, bloating yesterday into last night, woke up with diarrhea and a little nausea. I have ibs. Could this be IBS or a stomach bug? No fever.

IBS isn't 1 sick day: A simple tummy ache with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, whether at home or traveling, may be from a virus infection, bacteria infection, or contaminated food. A normal person, not pregnant, not on medications, usually recovers easily. Taking a Pedialyte popsicle or 2-3 oz of Pedialyte hourly, plus drinking/eating little else, may settle things down. Otherwise, a Dr. Should evaluate. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps (upper), bloating, nausea, dizziness, no diarrhea, no constipation, passing gas offers immediate relief for short periods...Any ideas?

Stomach cramps (upper), bloating, nausea, dizziness, no diarrhea, no constipation, passing gas offers immediate relief for short periods...Any ideas?

Check out this link.: Follow up with your pcp for any concern. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/heartburn-gerd/tc/gas-bloating-and-burping-topic-overview. ...Read more

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Can pop give you gas and bloating real bad and air and diarrhea?

Absolutely: It's both carbonated and packed with sugar. Those ingredients can give you both of those symptoms that you describe. Try water! Have a great day! ...Read more

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Had a car accident in Dec. For 6days now no appitite gas bloating diarrhea help?

Had a car accident in Dec. For 6days now no appitite gas bloating diarrhea help?

Probably no relation: To accident. Nevertheless, need to be seen by MD and evaluated for your symptoms ...Read more

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I have diverticulitis. How do I know if I'm having a flare up? Had cramps bloating gas for 3 weeks but no diarrhea until today?

Symptoms: Symptoms of a diverticulitis flare include, abdominal pain (usually left lower side, but may be all over), possibly nausea, vomiting, rectal bleeding, fevers, change in bowels, bloating... If you think you are having a diverticulitis flare, please see your doctor to see if you need antibiotics. If untreated it could get a lot worse. ...Read more

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Diarrhea, cramps, bloating, gas, headache, two different antibiotics, been sick for more than two weeks. What next?

Diarrhea, cramps, bloating, gas, headache, two different antibiotics, been sick for more than two weeks. What next?

Hard to say..: ...So many things that cause those symptoms. Even the antibiotics themselves can cause that. Diet may play a role, what were the antibiotics for.? Did you have a diagnosis.? Food intolerances., immune disorders and viral infections could all cause symptoms that abx will not improve.. See ur md. ...Read more

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What causes frequent bloating and gas and cramps throughout the day. Diarrhea occasionally and constipation. And how do I treat it?

What causes frequent bloating and gas and cramps throughout the day. Diarrhea occasionally and constipation. And how do I treat it?

Several things.: Those symptoms do require a bit of an investigation into cause. Could be related to gallbladder, pancreas or biliary tree. Could be small intestinal or large intestinal. Could be irritable bowel syndrome. Could even be related to the thyroid or other endocrine issues. Hard to tell without an investigation. ...Read more

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I have hurt my lower back but I also am having lower abdominal bloating, gas a lot of noises in the lower abd, no diarrhea, what could be going on?

I have hurt my lower back but I also am having lower abdominal bloating, gas a lot of noises in the lower abd, no diarrhea, what could be going on?

Not Related: Your back injury has nothing to do with your lower abdominal Bloating and noises
But we can not tell you what is going on based on the information given
We need to know what medications any you are taking and for what condition. Are you on thyroid replacement therapy.
I will suggest you consult your Primary Care Doctor for the back injury and the abdominal Complain and find out what is causing it ...Read more

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Excess gas/bloating 10 days now esp after eating (anything at all). Now diarrhea after some meals along with the excess gas. Should I be worried?

See your doctor: 10 days of unsteady bowel movements is not normal and should be addressed by your doctor. Should there be severe pain, inability to keep fluids down I would get checked at an urgent care or emergency room. Otherwise see your doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I had diarrhea for 3 days, no vomiting. After taking Immodium the diarrhea stopped. But the past 2 nights, I get horrible gas, bloating, and pain.?

I had diarrhea for 3 days, no vomiting. After taking Immodium the diarrhea stopped. But the past 2 nights, I get horrible gas, bloating, and pain.?

GI: inflammation= acute gastroenteritis. Please follow a clear fluid diet for the next 48 hours as follows:
NO SOLID FOODS FOR 48 HOURS
Force fluids: 8-10 glasses/day:
Electrolyte rich fluids- Gatorade, Powerade, Vitamin Water
Protein rich fluids: broth bullion, consume.
AVOID ALL CITRUS JUICES: orange, grapefruit, pineapple, cranberry etc.
Avoid all aspirin, Advil, Aleve (naproxen) (NSAIDS).
If not improving go to private physician or ER. ...Read more

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I'm 5weeks 2days pregnant and have persistent & severe diarrhea for the last 3 days, along with gas & bloating. Need to use toilet after food / drink.

I'm 5weeks 2days pregnant and have persistent & severe diarrhea for the last 3 days, along with gas & bloating. Need to use toilet after food / drink.

Hydrate: Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. It sounds like you have a case of gastroenteritis. If the diarrhea does not resolve consider seeing your doctor for testing and treatment. ...Read more

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I've been having bloating/abdominal discomfort with smelly gas and diarrhea. Tests have all been negative. I also quickly get full when I eat. Advice?

IBS: This could be irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance or gluten intolerance. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you. For irritable bowel syndrome the fodmap free diet is effective and becoming popular. Google this diet to learn more if you are diagnosed with IBS. ...Read more

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I m experiencing alternation between constipation and diarrhea, lots of gases, bloating, mucus in stool, moderate pain and straining. .. Any thoughts?

See a doctor: One possibility is that you have giardiasis, but this could be numerous other infectious or non-infectious causes of colitis. You really should go and be examined soon and have this worked out diagnostically. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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