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Stomach ulcers outside stomach due to herniated stomach?

Stomach ulcers outside stomach due to herniated stomach?

Hiatus hernia: Some people call it hiatal hernia, when the top part of the stomach slides into the chest cavity. This part of the stomach still has acid and can have ulcer but now with acid there, there is nothing to prevent acid from causing ulcer and irritation in the esophagus. See your doctor and get referral to GI for proper evaluation and treatment and even surgery if needed. ...Read more

Distended Stomach (Definition)

A distended stomach results from air in bowel loops. Air in the colon can result in bloat. The passage of gas can relieve this. Air in small bowel is less common and is indicative of some other process such as obstruction or crohn's. This is more concerning and needs work-up. Motility disorders can also cause bloat such as gastroparesis which also ...Read more


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Stomach bloated, vomit green bile yellow stools no fever constant gurling noises in stomach gall bladder remove 1 yr ago?

Stomach bloated, vomit green bile yellow stools no fever constant gurling noises in stomach gall bladder remove 1 yr ago?

Bloated: Try breaking down the gaseous buildup by applying heat to the upper abdomen. If vomiting continues or if abdominal pain develops you should be examined. Bile duct stones can develop even in the absence of a gall bladder. ...Read more

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Have gastritis, acid reflux, bile in stomach, delayed digestive, no gallbladder.A feeling of hunger after eatn, pain near liver tired of pills help?

Have gastritis, acid reflux, bile in stomach, delayed digestive, no gallbladder.A feeling of hunger after eatn, pain near liver tired of pills    help?

May not be related: Some develop intractable bile gastritis with or with out gb , bile instead of going down takes wrong way and stays in stomach. You need work up, antacids , h2 blockers, protan inhibitors may help you, in some cases may need roux 'n" y type of surgery, speak to your dr may do wok up , find and solve your problem. ...Read more

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Does empty stomach worsens gastrtis?

Does empty stomach worsens gastrtis?

It can: Make sure it's just gastritis. Get endoscopy to make sure there isnt something else going on. An upper GI can also be helpful. There are medications such as antibiotics and antireflux and antacid medications that may also help. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Loud stomach growling after eating, diarrhea?

Loud stomach growling after eating, diarrhea?

Don't sweat it. : See how this one evolves. Might just be some indigestion. I think the work up with be worse than the pathology. If it gets worse or you get new symptoms, see you doctor. ...Read more

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EGD showed bile in stomach. Having severe nausea/dehydration, barely eating. Is this gastritis?

EGD showed bile in stomach. Having severe nausea/dehydration, barely eating. Is this gastritis?

EGD: It is best to consult with your gastroenterologist about the findings of your procedure. There are specific findings that the endoscopist will see with a diagnosis of gastritis and most importantly they can help you understand what the cause of the gastritis is to alleviate symptoms. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Heartburn, nausea, stomach rumbling loudly & painfully , bloating, emptyness, acidic noises from stomach, burning sensation in stomach, sleep trouble?

See doctor: Any gastrointestinal issues involving bloating, rumbling sounds, acidic taste, or issues related to the gut needs to be evaluated further by a PCP. S/he can do a physical abdominal examination and let you know what the probable cause could be. It might be inflammatory, infectious, dietary, or food allergy related in nature. This cannot be determined without further history. ...Read more

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Does the gall bladder empty into stomach?

Does the gall bladder empty into stomach?

No. : The gallbladder empties into the duodenum, the segment of small intestine just beyond the stomach. The gallbladder empties into the cystic duct, which joins the hepatic duct to form the common bile duct. The sphincter of oddi regulates the flow of bile into the duodenum. ...Read more

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Nervous/ sick to stomach  feeling in stomach,  lots of gas,  lower abdominal pain . Help ?

Irritable bowel: These are characteristics of irritable bowel syndrome for which certain foods or stress may be triggers. Peppermint capsules have helped some people. Lactose and gluten intolerance are also to be considered. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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My 16 year old is having liquid bile like diarrea, stomach discomfort, belching over and over, passing gas, and acid reflux? Gall bladder

My 16 year old is having liquid bile like diarrea, stomach discomfort, belching over and over, passing gas, and acid reflux?  Gall bladder

Nope: The hallmark of gb disease is severe attacks of upper-middle or upper-right abdominal pain. Your son should be seen by his pediatrician to work-up possible causes of his diarrhea. This can include dietary issues, infections, irritable bowel, or even inflammatory bowel disease (rarely). If they can't get to the bottom of it, they will likely refer him to a GI specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Rolling, sharp, crampy stomach pains, vomiting bile, diarrhea, gas?

Rolling, sharp, crampy stomach pains, vomiting bile, diarrhea, gas?

Probably gastroenteritis: You should be seen to assess for dehydration and more serious conditions such as appendicitis or cholecystitis, especially if you have never had anything surgically removed. ...Read more

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Blood in urine, abdominal pain, burning stomach, ulcer ??

Unrelated: Blood in urine in male secondary to prostate enlargement or to a lesser extent bladder lesion or even arising in kidney. Cystoscopy needed if blood persists. Burning stomach with abdominal pain probably gastric ulcer. One should try Zantac (ranitidine) or Dexamil 60 ...Read more

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Vomiting heartburn digestion problems maybe appendix hernia ulcer?

Vomiting heartburn digestion problems maybe appendix hernia ulcer?

Possibilities: With the symptoms you've described, appendicitis is unlikely. More likely are a hiatal hernia or an ulcer. Avoid alcohol, spicy foods, and stay upgright (don't lay flat) 2 hours after eating. You can also try some over the counter antacids. If your symptoms persist you should see your doctor as an upper endoscopy might be informative. ...Read more

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Gas, bloating, rumbling stomach, cramps sharp ache alternating constipation and diarrhea. heavy feeling in abdomen after eating little food. What?????

Gas, bloating, rumbling stomach, cramps sharp ache alternating constipation and diarrhea. heavy feeling in abdomen after eating little food. What?????

Peptic ulcer: Usually abdominal issues as you describe get a little better with food but if symptoms recur need to be checked for H pylori related stomach ulcers with breath or stool antigen testing ...Read more

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Cleared heart, endo/colon, gallbladder tests. Upper abdomen squeezing sev hrs after eat, nausea, diarrhea, weight loss, up at night. Ulcer symptoms?

Cleared heart, endo/colon, gallbladder tests.  Upper abdomen squeezing sev hrs after eat, nausea, diarrhea, weight loss, up at night.  Ulcer symptoms?

Pain: It could be due to a variety of things including IBS. I would see a good gastroenterologist , he should be able to help. It does not sound like ulcer disease ...Read more

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I have watery diarrhea (passed fresh blood once), stomach growling, excessive gas inc eggy burps, vomiting, appetite loss, sharp stomach cramps?

I have watery diarrhea (passed fresh blood once), stomach growling, excessive gas inc eggy burps, vomiting, appetite loss, sharp stomach cramps?

Diarrhea: May be gastroenteritis. ,bacterial or viral that could resolve in 1 week. Try probiotic. The concern is that with blood may be E coli 0157:H7 that is associated with hemolytic uremic syndrome so bactrim in particular is not recommended- the impact of other antibiotics in unclear. if having > 6 movements a day would lf/u/ w/ ER/ doc as will get dehydrated. ...Read more

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Explosive diarrhea with undigested food. Gas. Left lower abdominal pain gurgling in stomach and feels like rectum. 1 week?

Explosive diarrhea with undigested food. Gas. Left lower abdominal pain gurgling in stomach and feels like rectum. 1 week?

Explosive diarrea: hello ~ text book description of GIARDIASIS, intestinal infection by Giardia Lamblia. Go to GP and get request to go for stool Microscopy and culture. The G lamblia has a very characteristic appearance under microscope and is easily diagnosed and do Giardia EIA test to confirm diagnosis. Rx is FLAGYL 250mg tid x 5 days ...Read more

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Extreme flatulence, stomach cramps, acid reflux?

Dietary changes: An alteration of intestinal motility or bacteria. Dietary factors, such as an increased intake of lactose, fructose, sorbitol, indigestible starches in fruits, vegetables, and legumes, and carbonated beverages. Products such as pork, upon digestion, may release trace concentrations of malodorous gases. Psychological factors. ...Read more

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Does drinking water on an empty stomach(after fasting) upsets the stomach?

Does drinking water on an empty stomach(after fasting) upsets the stomach?

No: That is actually good to do. Too much water though can cause pain. So don't drink like 1 L or more, just a normal glass or two of water. ...Read more

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Swollen Abdomen (Definition)

An enlarging abdomen over what is normal for you, can develop over a period of hours to weeks. This excludes obesity, common causes are gas in the intestine, fluid in the abdomen, pregnancy, and rarely cancer. A CAT scan or ultrasound will show what is going on. Would be helpful to know if there are other symptoms, such as pain, ...Read more


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more