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How Do You Know If You Have Stomach Distension Or Too Much Stool In There
X-ray /motility test: Most people in america will stool anywhere from 3x/day to 1x/ every 3-4 days. Abdominal x-rays (obstruction series) will address volume of gas, liquid, solids in your gut & suggest possible pathology (full or partial blockage, ileus, megacolon, etc.). A sitz marker test (colon transit study) calculates the time a test pill moves through your GI system--suggesting colon &/or rectal problems to fix. ...Read more
I had pizza 3 days ago. I vomited once I have stomach distention and my stool smells like vomit. Could it b intestinal obstruction or food poisoning?
Food poisoning: Depends on degree of distension. If possible subacute intestinal obstruction can be......Don't wait see doc early. ...Read more
Symptoms: dark loose stools, difficult/incomplete evacuation, severe abdominal distention from trapped gas, mucous. Diagnosed IBS. I think Proctitis?
Typical IBS symptoms: As you suspect, these symptoms indeed are consistent with irritable bowel syndrome. But they aren't particularly suggestive of proctitis (inflmmation of the rectum). Inflammatory bowel disease (e.g. Crohn's disease) can cause similar symptoms as IBS, and also can cause proctitis. So I suggest you raise these questions with the doctor who diagnosed IBS then follow her advice. Good luck! ...Read more
Stomach distension causing discomfort breathing problems. What is cause? Anxiety, breathing too much, stress. Did not have before this year
Cramp of diaphragm: The primary muscle that helps us to breathe is the diaphragm and attaches along the ribs from the chest to the spine and lays over top of all organs in the abdomen. The diaphragm, like all muscles, can fatigue and cramp with over use or tension. When you become distressed either due to the pain or tension, this causes you to breathe harder. This adds more stress on the diaphragm. ...Read more
I passed a stool this morning with big black ball in it. Otherwise stool was normal. Too much coffee lately, pain in stomach two inches above navel.
Too much pain, gasses in stomach when I feel hunger ,head aches also .stool passing is good but feeling vomiting. Pain killer increased my stomach pai?
I have had lack of appetite, feeling of fullness, gurgling stomach, loose stool for 2 weeks now. No pain at all. Doctor just gave me Omeprazole but for me 2 weeks with this is too much. Any thoughts?
Gatroenteritis: Two weeks of gurgling in stomach and loose stools suggest to me that you are suffering from an infectious condition of GI Tract called Gastroenteritis and usually gets better within 2to5 days if caused by viruses and sometimes with bacteria like E Coli,Shigela or Salmonela Since it is persisting for2 weeks it may be from parasites like Giardia or Ameba You can only diagnose by doing stool culture ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stomach pain, blood in stool. Im on cipro amd Flagyl but I domt feel any better. The blood is becoming excessive, every trip to the toilet?
Lately there has been a stringy cloudy mucus present in my stool and I have had excessive abdominal discomfort. should I be concerned and see a dr?
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