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What is constant upper stomach tightness with a lot of belching & low blood sugar? Low or high stomach acid?

What is constant upper stomach tightness with a lot of belching & low blood sugar? Low or high stomach acid?

Reflux?: You likely have reflux which may or may not be acidic although suppressing the acid often helps a hiatal hernia may also be a problem. See doctor. ...Read more

Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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My legs feel cold and tingle some toes feel numb blood sugar 101 , I have kidney stones, low stomach acid and hypothyroid 7 mm stone in ?

My legs  feel  cold  and  tingle some  toes  feel  numb blood  sugar  101 , I have kidney  stones, low  stomach  acid   and  hypothyroid 7 mm stone in ?

Leg pain: If your legs feel cold and you have hypothyroidism, ask your physician (p) to check your TSH to make sure your dose of levothyroid is appropriate. If not, you may need a higher dose. If it is, have your p order an arterial profile exam of your legs to see if you do not have peripheral artery disease (pad). If you have pad, have your p refer you for therapy. Speak to your p about your other issues. ...Read more

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I've been throwing up yellow an red liquid my stomach is empty so I'm sure it's stomach acid mixed with blood what does this mean???

I've been throwing up yellow an red liquid my stomach is empty so I'm sure it's stomach acid mixed with blood what does this mean???

Hematemesis: Vomiting blood needs to be evaluated emergently either by your MD or in an ER. You could have an ulcer, hemorrhagic gastritis or a tear at the gastroesophageal junction (mallory weiss tear). Please get this checked out ASAP! ...Read more

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My dad passed from a heart attack. I found him, there was stomach acid everywhere, why? Hadn't gone to doc in 15 yrs. Blood pressure was normal

My dad passed from a heart attack. I found him, there was stomach acid everywhere, why? Hadn't gone to doc in 15 yrs. Blood pressure was normal

So sorry.: I'm sorry for your loss, I hope you have a supportive for family around you. Nausea is a common symptom associated with heart attacks and heart pain (angina). He may have been nauseous enough to vomit because of the heart attack. Again, my condolences. ...Read more

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Is it normal to throw up stomach acid when you have GERD ? No blood or food just, stomach acid. And what should I do drink water to wash it down ?

Is it normal to throw up stomach acid when you have GERD ? No blood or food just, stomach acid. And what should I do drink water to wash it down ?

Yes and yes: Sorry Sean. With gerd the stomach refluxes into the esophagus various amounts of gastric acid. Water will drain the acid back into the stomach. But water is not the fix you desire. You must first see your physician and he will guide you through the problem ...Read more

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Could not producing adequate stomach acid make me fatigued and dry eyed about an hour after meals, I feel poisoned almost-not food allergy/blood sugar?

Could not producing adequate stomach acid make me fatigued and dry eyed about an hour after meals, I feel poisoned almost-not food allergy/blood sugar?

Fatigue after meals: seems unlikely given your description. Many people take acid blockers and do not seem to have these problems. More likely would be an exaggerated insulin response to meals lowering your blood glucose levels and making you fatigued ...Read more

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What is the difference between high blood sugar and low blood sugar?

What is the difference between high blood sugar and low blood sugar?

Hi & Low Blood Sugar: A low blood sugar is normally less than 65 mg/dl, though some may have symptoms before that point. Elevated blood sugars are >99 fasting or >139 around 2 hr after eating. Diabetes range is >125 fasting or >199 at 2 hr after eating. Some would say that > 199 before 2 hr is in the diabetes range. ...Read more

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Blood results say high blood sugar and low white blood cell count. What do I do now?

Need more info: Was the blood sugar test done in fasting state? What was the actual value? What are the details of your blood cell counts? It would be prudent to discuss it with the doctor who ordered the tests as s/he is likely to have more info about your health. ...Read more

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Blood Sugar High (Definition)

If blood sugar levels remain too high the body suppresses appetite over the short term. Long-term hyperglycemia causes many of the long-term health problems including heart disease, eye, kidney, and nerve damage. The most common cause of hyperglycemia is diabetes. When diabetes is the cause, physicians typically recommend an ...Read more