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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
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
Need more info: Sorry to hear you are battling these symptoms. Are these symptoms worse after eating or not? Are they present at rest? Notice any blood in your stool? Trying to figure out if this is a motility issue, inflammatory issue, etc. ...Read more
Not really.: Ibs causes abd distention, bloating, cramping, constipation and diarrhea like symptoms. Your symptoms sound typical of reflux disease. Avoid spicy food, chocolates, coffee, eat small meals, and take anti ulcer meds. Reflux symptoms could be from a hiatal hernia as well which is diagnosed by either an upper GI contrast study or egd. Follow up with a GI doc if symp not goinng away. ...Read more
Could be ulcer: Epigastric pain which is the tip of your stomach could mean either ulcer or gastritis negative ct scan does not mean you do not have a problem stay on liquid or light diet take either Prilosec or zantac (ranitidine) from over the counter with some anti acid make sure your bowels moving ok no constipation if your symptoms does not improve your doctor should referred you for upper endoscopy. ...Read more
It can be all these: Yes it can present as all these symptoms and more. ...Read more
Constant loud stomach noises, abdominal cramping, occasional severe diarrhea, anxiety, sleeplessness, excessive mucus, acid reflux, frequent gas?
For 1 month, drink/food causes stomach pain, heartburn, bloating, loose watery stool, fatigue, Imodium, (loperamide) Pepto, Lansoprazole, none had much benefit. ?
Is it hyperacidity? Belching, bloating, dry mouth, bitter taste, nausea, diarrhea, ligjtheaded, apnea, abdominal pain? Shaky&cold feeling if hungry?
Worth visit to ENT : Some of your symptoms are characteristic of either gastroesophageal or laryngoesophageal reflux. Abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, belching, bitter or metallic taste in your throat, frequent throat clearing, mcuous sensation in the throat, heartburn, bloating can all be possible symptoms of the effect of acid overproduction in the stomach. Schedule a visit with your local ent, primary doctor or gi. ...Read more
Can D.fragilis cause nausea, burping, acid reflux and loud bowel sounds, random vague pain, food intolerances and general stomach upset/discomfort?
YES...: But so can other factors. All these symptoms sound very bothersome and I believe quite treatable. Please feel free to schedule an appointment for a more in depth assessment and adequate therapy. Take care! ...Read more
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