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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Could anxiety cause bowel problems/cramping/gassiness?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Could anxiety cause bowel problems/cramping/gassiness?

Anxiety: Thru increased adrenaline, it can affect any organ system, such as gastrointestinal tract, cardiovascular, endocrine, nervous system, renal, etc. ...Read more

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The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more


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Can pmdd cause digestive symptoms like burping and bloating?

Can pmdd cause digestive symptoms like burping and bloating?

YES!: Pmdd (premenstrual dysphoric disorder) is a depressive-like illness commonly brought on by the hormonal changes from the ovaries just before a period. These same hormone changes alter gut movement, and can cause bloating, belching, heartburn, and fullness. These can also be the signs of gallbladder disease, ulcers, or other GI problems. See your doctor if they persist beyond premenstual time. ...Read more

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Can IBS mimic gastroparesis symptoms?

Can IBS mimic gastroparesis symptoms?

Not really: Ibd by definition is abd pain with altered bowel habits. That being said many patients with ibs have nausea and vomiting that can mimic gastroparesis. ...Read more

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Intestinal obstruction symptoms?

Intestinal obstruction symptoms?

Bowel obstruction: The patient feels sick, bloated abdomen, loss of passing gas/stool, nausea, fever and vomiting. Hospital admission becomes necessary for intravenous fluids and evaluation. ...Read more

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Is gas a symptom of irritable bowel syndrome?

Is gas a symptom of irritable bowel syndrome?

Gas due to IBS or...: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered /alternating stool pattern, accompanying nausea, bloating, gassiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet & emotional stress play significant roles here in such patients. Need to rule out first inflammation, ischemia, & infection. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a common symptom of irritable bowel syndrome?

Is diarrhea a common symptom of irritable bowel syndrome?

Yes: Diarrhea is a frequent symptom of ibs. There are 3 different types of ibs, 1) diarrhea predominant 2) constipation predominant and 3) alternating. However, diarrhea can also be seen in other conditions including celiac sprue, aids and crohns. ...Read more

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Why might abdominal distention accompany intestinal hypomotility?

Why might abdominal distention accompany intestinal hypomotility?

Gas and contents: in the intestine accumulate rather than emptying at a normal rate, hence distension results from gut hypomotility. ...Read more

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Can food allergies cause digestive symptoms like burping and bloating?

Can food allergies cause digestive symptoms like burping and bloating?

Symptoms: Symptoms of food allergy include: hives, itchiness, lip/tongue/throat swelling, breathing problems, belly pain, nausea, vomiting, passing out. Burping and bloating in and of themselves are probably not food allergy related. Celiac disease can be manifested by non specific abdominal complaints. ...Read more

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Does IBS cause intestinal spasms?

Does IBS cause intestinal spasms?

IBS is spasms: Irritable bowel syndrome is kind of a catch-all name for a group of functional bowel disorders- called this because anatomically all is normal. There is an exaggerated response to stimuli: for instance, intestinal activity that someone without ibs wouldn't feel can be experienced as quite painful by someone with ibs. Theories include unusual nerve activity and differences in intestinal bacteria. ...Read more

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Is abdominal pain a usual symptom of intestinal ischemia?

Is abdominal pain a usual symptom of intestinal ischemia?

Intestinal Ischemia: Symptoms of acute intestinal ischemia: sudden abdominal pain that may range from mild to severe; an urgent need to have a bowel movement: frequent, forceful bowel movements; tenderness or swelling in the abdomen; blood in your stool; nausea or vomiting or both ; fever. ...Read more

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What could gas and bloat digestive symptoms mean?

What could gas and bloat digestive symptoms mean?

YES!: Bloating, belching, heartburn, and fullness can be the signs of many GI disorders. Gallbladder disease, ulcers, wheat allergy (celiac disease), gastritis, poor stomach emptying, partial blockage of the bowels, tumors, or other GI problems are all possible. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is sudden onset of digestive issues (bloating and gas) a symptom of perimenopause?

Is sudden onset of digestive issues (bloating and gas) a symptom of perimenopause?

No: A lot of different things can do this but it is not a characteristic symptom of perimenopause. On the other hand, ovarian problems (cancer in a worst case situation) can occasionally present this way, so that any workup should include a look at the ovaries. ...Read more

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Holly Barth Dr. Barth
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Is vomiting a common symptom of irritable bowel syndrome?

Holly Barth Dr. Barth
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Is vomiting a common symptom of irritable bowel syndrome?

Not usually: The common symptoms are stomach pain relieved by a bowel movement, pain associated with increase stool frequency, and constipation or diarrhea. The stomach pains could possibly make a person nauseous but it is not common nor is it a criteria to diagnose ibs. Vomiting is not part of rome criteria and you should see your doctor for other etiologies of vomiting like gall stones and metabolic problems. ...Read more

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Is constipation a common symptom of irritable bowel syndrome?

Yes: About a third of the patients i see with irritable bowel have constipation predominant symptoms. There are medications like Amitiza (lubiprostone) that can be used to treat it. ...Read more

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Dr. James Fox Dr. Fox
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Can gmo grain allergies cause digestive symptoms like burping and bloating?

Dr. James Fox Dr. Fox
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Can gmo grain allergies cause digestive symptoms like burping and bloating?

Other causes likely: True (ige-mediated) food allergy is more likely to cause hives, breathing difficulty, abdominal pain and vomiting. Genetically modified foods can cause similar reactions. Excessive burping may be due to gastroesophageal reflux disease. Bloating could be a results of consitpation or celiac disease. ...Read more

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Do IBS symptoms include constant hunger?

Do IBS symptoms include constant hunger?

Not generally: It could be a symptom but more likely it will be bloating and pain. ...Read more

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Could pancreatic insufficiency cause difficulty digesting fats? The digestive symptom are severe. Empirically, a very low-fat diet helps.

Could pancreatic insufficiency cause difficulty digesting fats? The digestive symptom are severe. Empirically, a very low-fat diet helps.

pancreatic insuffici: Pancreatic insufficiency causes difficulty digesting fats: read this wiki... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/exocrine_pancreatic_insufficiency. ...Read more