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Hi I'm a 18 yr old college student, and I've been having headaches, nausea, sleeplessness, sensitive to light, and loose stools. Could this be mengitis?

Hi I'm a 18 yr old college student, and I've been having headaches, nausea, sleeplessness, sensitive to light, and loose stools. Could this be mengitis?

Possible: Although it is possible, it is not probable. Classical signs of meningitis includes headache, fever, neck pain, vomiting, nausea, lethargic. You mention some of the symptoms which may not be specific to meningitis. Keep an eye on things and consider visit to the doctor for examination. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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I've been very bloated and gassy for days, nausea for 2 weeks and loose stools for about 3 days. Stools are now bright green. Is sometging going on?

I've been very bloated and gassy for days, nausea for 2 weeks and loose stools for about 3 days. Stools are now bright green. Is sometging going on?

GI: There are a multitude of diseases that could be causing your symptoms. Some of the more common include a viral/bacterial enteritis, gallbladder disease, inflammatory bowel disease or others. I would suggest you visit your primary care provider so they can begin by doing a diagnostic work-up as some of these diseases can be serious and require more than symptomatic treatment. ...Read more

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Nausea, dizziness, slight headache and loose stools for the past week.

Nausea, dizziness, slight headache and loose stools for the past week.

Seek help: The concerning part of your history is the dizziness. If you are having significant amounts of loose stool/diarrhea and limited oral intake, it's possible that your are dehydrated with low blood pressure. This could all be from a bothersome viral infection but hard to say in this forum. I would encourage you too seek in-person help, as you may need at least some intravenous fluids. ...Read more

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I have a nausea, my stomach feels like it's bubbling, loose stools, gas and a killer headache. What could this be?

I have a nausea, my stomach feels like it's bubbling, loose stools, gas and a killer headache. What could this be?

Stomach flu: Is the second most common illness after common cold. The common symptoms are vomiting, diarrhea, headache, stomachache and/or fever. The condition usually last up to 21 days. Good rest, lots of fluids and Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC for pain management will help you to recover. If concerned see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm 37 weeks and one day pregnant, lately I've been having constant nausea, acid reflux, headaches, hot flashes, and loose stools, impending labor?

I'm 37 weeks and one day pregnant, lately I've been having constant nausea, acid reflux, headaches, hot flashes, and loose stools, impending labor?

Probably not: Please call your OB to discuss as your OB knows you, could be a viral infection and common to get nausea, ht burn at the end which there are otc meds u can take for this, let your OB decide but I rec seeing your OB before the weekend. ...Read more

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I have just had my naval hernia pushed back in and I now have waves of nausea and very loose stools. What can I do to stop this?

I have just had my naval hernia pushed back in and I now have waves of nausea and very loose stools. What can I do to stop this?

First call your doc: First call your surgeon to make sure it is not procedure related if necessary to go to ER to make sure bowel is not stuck (incarceration) ...Read more

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Loose stools oily feces, headaches, ligthaded, dizziness for 10 days?

Loose stools oily feces, headaches, ligthaded, dizziness for 10 days?

Likely an infection: Clear liquids for 24 hours is a good first line home treatment for diarrhea, but if you have been ill for 10 days it is time to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Abdom cramps that come and go, loose stools, nausea for 5 days what could it be? Feel like im on the toilet every 15 min

Abdom cramps that come and go, loose stools, nausea for 5 days what could it be? Feel like im on the toilet every 15 min

Gastroenteritis?: Assuming you haven't left the country or been eating raw meats, it is likely you have food poisoning or perhaps a viral gastroenteritis. I would go to your GP or GI doctor if choice and have your stool checked. For this acute if a presentation, food or virus seems most likely. Start yourself on the BRAT diet - bananas, rice, Apple, tea. To improve your loose stools and avoid dairy for a few days ...Read more

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Nausea followed by loose stools happened for the second time this month. What's wrong?

Cannot diagnose: This could be the same or recurrent symptoms from one infection or two different issues. The only way in which to resolve this is to go see a doctor and get diagnosed and treated if necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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Single episode explosive bloody diahorrea, loose stools two weeks, left side twinges, nausea, causes please?

Single episode explosive bloody diahorrea, loose stools two weeks, left side twinges, nausea, causes please?

Blood diarrhea: Those findings suggest infectious diarrhea. You need to consult your physician and have a stool examination and culture. ...Read more

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My 4 year old has had diarrhoea, bloody loose stools, nausea and cramping for 30 days now. We've been referred and are waiting for our appt for an col?

My 4 year old has had diarrhoea, bloody loose stools, nausea and cramping for 30 days now. We've been referred and are waiting for our appt for an col?

? infectious?: My first thought with this history would be an infectious diarrhea like salmonella or shigella. There are other possibilities but I would want to know this first before jumping to an invasive procedure. ...Read more

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Three four neck nodes enlarged since 3weeks. Loose stools and 99•fever since two days. Nausea in morning. Wat cud this be?

Three four neck nodes enlarged since 3weeks. Loose stools and 99•fever since two days. Nausea in morning. Wat cud this be?

Important evaluation: A viral syndrome with sore throat and low fever can also cause loose stools. The enlarged lymph nodes in your neck are of greater concern, If they are hard and rubbery, this could be more serious. Regardless, the cause of enlarged nodes in your neck should be evaluated by a qualified doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause swelling and pain on left side under ribs along with nausea, loose stools and pain in center just under sternum?

What can cause swelling and pain on left side under ribs along with nausea, loose stools and pain in center just under sternum?

See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Follow with your doctor as soon as you can. Things that can cause pains in chest and ribcage include heartburn, pneumonia, gallbladder problems, infectious processes, liver disease, kidney problems, heart attacks, or blood clots. ...Read more

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Scared! Constant slight nausea, pains in neck when turning head, pain in lower left ribcage when pressed, loose stools 5 days now?

Scared! Constant slight nausea, pains in neck when turning head, pain in lower left ribcage when pressed, loose stools 5 days now?

Pain in the head and: Not quiet sure your symptoms are inter related. As your head pain is related to the neck movements it could be originating from the neck itself, may be arthritis related.
Left sided rib cage pain/chest pain may be different problem by itself. It still could be related to musculoskeletal or upper intestinal stomach related. Call our consult line to discuss in detail or see your primary care ...Read more

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3 weeks of reduced loose stools. Slight r abdo twinge. Bloods+ stools + abdo U/S ok just cysts. Nausea + fatigue improved. Advice? Very anxious. ...

3 weeks of reduced loose stools. Slight r abdo twinge. Bloods+ stools + abdo U/S ok just cysts. Nausea + fatigue improved. Advice? Very anxious. ...

Reduced loose stool: Mebendazole can cause abdominal symptoms. Also consider inflammatory disease-, colitis from Crohns/ulcerative colitis, ileitis or infectious (camphylobacter), rarely missed appy. Consider probioitcs, stool culture, abdominal CT. Did the U/S look at the ovaries? If not, would if all else negative. Please follow up with doctor or gastroenterologist, may wish to do colonoscopy. ...Read more

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For 2 days I've had loose stools a temp of 99.7 soar muscles weakness nausea hot flashes I do have anxirty BP is a little elevated 137/87 do I have flu?

For 2 days I've had loose stools a temp of 99.7 soar muscles weakness nausea hot flashes I do have anxirty BP is a little elevated 137/87 do I have flu?

The stomach bug..: It is possible that you have the flu, but flu infection often causes pulmonary symptoms in adults, such coughing/wheezes etc. And more with gastrointestinal symptoms in younger children. Viral gastroenteritis (stomach bug) is more likely the cause of your trouble. Tums/peptobismol and some Motrin may help, along with increase of fluid for couple of days. If worsens, call doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi I had surgery on my left ear today and have nausea and loose stools is this common?

Hi I had surgery on my left ear today and have nausea and loose stools is this common?

Yes stress but: Might be side effects of any meds given for anesthesia or antibiotics, it should pass in a few days if not in one day, peptobismal is good [turns stools black ] and old rice/potatoe/peanut butter constipators for a little while might help ...Read more

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I have pain on my lower right of belly button the pain is worse after eating. Also have nausea and now loose stools?

I have pain on my lower right of belly button the pain is worse after eating. Also have nausea and now loose stools?

Need evaluation: How long have you had these symptoms? Have you lost weight? Has there been any blood in your stools? If you have had the symptoms for more than two weeks or if you had blood in stool or lost weight, please see your doctor at your earliest to exclude inflammation in the intestine. ...Read more

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One episode explosive bloody diahorrea, twinges in left side and nausea, maternal history bowel cancer, loose stools 2 weeks, causes please?

One episode explosive bloody diahorrea, twinges in left side and nausea, maternal history bowel cancer, loose stools 2 weeks, causes please?

Unknown: The cause for you is unknown, but possibilities include medications, infection, vascular disease, or inflammatory bowel disease, to name a few. A GI specialist would be a good place to start. I would go soon. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I am experiencing nausea (severity: moderate) With loose stools, exhaustion & light headed. This is on going for two weeks. Drs say maybe virus, you opinion? All my blood work is clean, help! Cant stand to feel like this anymore

I am experiencing nausea (severity: moderate) With loose stools, exhaustion & light headed. This is on going for two weeks. Drs say maybe virus, you opinion? All my blood work is clean, help! Cant stand to feel like this anymore

Dizzy nausea: Check thyroid TSH and T4 also may be GERD with or without H pylori or gallbladder (sonogram).Check stool for camphylobacter and make sure no UTI or sinusitis. Any abd pain? If RLQ r/o appy. If recent tooth extraction check blood cultures for bacteremia /endocarditis (check procalcitonin). ...Read more

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For past week I've had like mucus stuff in stools, loose stools and gas and now tummy aches after eatin or nausea?

For past week I've had like mucus stuff in stools, loose stools and gas and now tummy aches after eatin or nausea?

Infection or colitis: Your symptoms could be from a bowel infection or colon inflammation. It is best for you to see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Mirena (levonorgestrel) inserted 6 months ago. Currently having constant belly aches, nausea, frequent loose stools and cramps.

Mirena (levonorgestrel) inserted 6 months ago. Currently having constant belly aches, nausea, frequent loose stools and cramps.

Sounds GI: Nausea, diarrhea, cramping and belly aches sounds more like a gastrointestinal problem than anything related to an IUD inserted 6 months ago. If this has been going on for more than a few days, you need to check with your primary care provider about what is going on. In the meantime try the BRATT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, tea, and toast) and probiotics to help restore normal bacteria. ...Read more

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Hi, I have been suffering with what seems like anxiety for 12 months, the symptoms are:shaking legs, nausea, loose stools and fast heart rate? Anxiety?

Hi, I have been suffering with what seems like anxiety for 12 months, the symptoms are:shaking legs, nausea, loose stools and fast heart rate? Anxiety?

Probably: The physical manifestations of anxiety include symtpms such as nausea, cramps, butterflies, diarrhea. Symptoms dizziness and lightheadedness, shakes or tremors, blurred vision, dry mouth, sweating, hot falshes, chills, wobbly weak legs chest tightness ANS shortness of breath, tingly sensations and vomiting. One has to be medically evaluted by psychiatrist to rule out other medical issues. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Green Stools (Definition)

Green stools is a symptom in which there is more greenish color, usually from bile, in the stool. Babies can have yellowish, yellow-greenish, or greenish stools sometimes and still be normal. A person can also get greenish stools during some ...Read more