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Possible, unlikely: If this is acute, more likely due to some intervening factor. Unpublished data suggests that eating 3 cups of unpasteurized yogurt a day may alleviate symptoms of IBS. Try it, cannot hurt. If your current symptoms continue see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more
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
Depends on how long: We're currently having gastroenteritis, or stomach flu going around. Gas, bloating, diarrhea are common but only last a few days. If you 're having ongoing symptoms, fever, blood in the stool or a significant amount of pain, you should get checked out. If there is travel in your recent past, definitely get checked. ...Read more
Dehydration: is probably causing the fatigue weakness and dizziness. If you are unable to take fluids by mouth, then you will need to have them administered IV or this could get even worse. Also you should find the cause of all of this by visiting a clinical facility and get it treated. Good luck! ...Read more
Probable infection.: This could be a gastroenteritis, probably viral, but could also be due to eating bad food or other reasons. Initially, the most important thing is to not become dehydrated. I would not eat solid food, but I would try to drink as many liquids as you're able to tolerate. If you feel that you're getting dehydrated, or if your fever persists more than 24 to 36 hours, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Constant headache, slight dizziness, extreme fatigue, muscle aches/weakness, nausea after eating but no vomiting and low-grade fever?
Time for a visit: 22 year old woman with past medical history significant for headaches and depression, surgical history significant for temporal lobectomy presenting with headaches, dizziness, fatigue. I would definitely recommend you visit your physician urgently. Headaches and dizziness in the setting of past neurosurgery demands immediate physical evaluation. They will eval nausea/weakness as well. Good luck. ...Read more
Prob viral: Acute diarrhea along with fatigue and nausea can be symptoms of a viral gastroenteritis. Diarrhea that lasts two weeks or longer accompanied with fatigue should be evaluated. The key to control the nausea with acute diarrhea is to maintain hydration by drinking frequently throughout the day. Fluids should contain salts and sugar for best result. ...Read more
I am experiencing nausea, fever, fatigue, reduced appetite, stomach upset, chills and constipation.
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
I am experiencing rectal bleeding, unintentional weight loss, diarrhea (quality: bloody diarrhea) (severity: chronic diarrhea) , excessive sweatin...
See doctor: 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 as your symptoms warrant an evaluation. Wish you good health. ...Read more
See a doctor: Sounds as if you are sufficiently ill to warrant examination and perhaps treatment. The internet is not the place in which to do this. Get seen and best wishes for rapid recovery. ...Read more
Diarrhea: This constellation of symptoms one must be consider malabsorption or pancreatic insufficiency. One of the common causes of malabsorption is celiac disease( gluten allergy). Celiac can be diagnosed with blood test and upper endoscopy with small bowel biopsy. Pancreatic insufficiency can be caused after constant inflammation or pancreas and can cause fatty stools. It can be diagnosed with ct scan. ...Read more
If this consistently: Occurs - then it is important to stop eating the watermellon. In the mean time, consider ginger to quell your GI track. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more
Infectious: It is hard to know the exact cause but with these symptoms an infectious cause should be considered and ruled out as you may need treatment. Please seek evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more
Vomiting etc.: This could be anything! Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency as soon as that can be arranged. ...Read more
Time to get your: diet under control so you won't have signs or symptoms that are commonly seen in Irritable bowel syndrome, and work with your doctor to determine what is causing the problem; food allergies,processed, fried foods, sodas, sweets, methylation pathway issues, unable to break down or absorb nutrients, parasites such as candida, or microbial overgrowth (SBO), or life stressors affecting your digestion. ...Read more