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Hiv Abdominal Pain
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Acute abdominal pain w tenderness, pain in middle abdomen & sharp pain in lower. fever, chills, dark urine, no appetite, back pain, nausea diarrhea.
27 female-abdominal pain lower quadrant both sides loose stools/diarrhea/anal fissures. Pulsing rectal pain. +midcycle pelvic pain too.- just ibs?
Maybe, but...: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...Read more
Classic pregnancy: Sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test to know. (doubt it). ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain and discomfort w/ some chest area discomfort, burping, jaw/ear pain, nausea, diarrhea, grumbling stomach. What could symptoms be?
Lower abdominal stabbing pain, stomach aches, vomiting, nausea, painful sex, constipation, fatigue. Nothing found in ultrasound, X-ray & blood tests?
Consider stress: The good news so far is that your doctor has likely excluded a goodly number of significant illnesses. Have an honest look at your life, diet, relationships, and sleep needs. This may be the best time to talk to your doctor about the possibility of an emotional cause or causes to what you have been experiencing. ...Read more
Lower right quadrant abdominal pain, pain spreading across abdomen and into groin, nausea, vomiting and constipation? (Female)
Go see your doctor: Without more information (how long? how severe? pain w movement? related to period? fevers?), I'd say you need to be seen by a doctor right away who can examine your abdomen and gather more information. Might be as simple as gastritis, but may be much more serious, like ovarian torsion or appendicitis, both of which can be surgical emergencies. Call your doc now, or go to the ER if you're worried! ...Read more
Abdominal pain sharp and burning low right side. Rebound pain, bloated. Pain when lifing right leg. No fever. No appetite, nausea. Appendix or gas?
Abdominal bloating abdominal ache vaginal discharge lower back ache nausea constipation irrigated periods sore breasts for 2mths?
Mod/severe lower right abdominal pain spread across abdo into groin and w movement 1 week nausea vomiting constipation not related to period no fever?
Have constant abdominal cramping & back pain, flank pain, shortness of breath, migraine, dizziness, urinary pain & frequency, diarrhea, nausea... ???
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) for what?: Wide-spread subjective symptoms and "irritable bowel" commonly stem from stress (although that is commonly not the desired answer). You can't define the cause of each symptom without evaluating each symptom; however, with this type of syndrome (not rare) lab test are commonly unimpressive and stress is commonly the final answer. Evaluating all of this will be very expensive. ...Read more
Need Urgent Eval: With your symptoms, you need to seek out medical attention immediately to rule out pregnancy (especially if you are sexually active, which I do not know), and ectopic pregnancy. This is a life-threatening condition and not-uncommon. Please go to the ER. www.bmednyc.com ...Read more
Severe lower left abdominal pain. Have had hysterectomy, appendectomy, ct, colonoscopy. No answers. Pain is intermittent w/no pattern/trigger. Ideas?
IBD: You may have ibd if all those studies are negative. If so, then treatment with metamucil or its equivalent, should relieve your symptoms. Another cause could be pelvic adhesions. You should see a surgeon, a diagnostic laparoscopy may be in order depending on the severity of your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more