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Left abdominal pain, nausea, a lot of blood in stool. Told food allergy? Colonoscopy booked in nov. Seek another opinion or safe to wait?

Left abdominal pain, nausea, a lot of blood in stool. Told food allergy? Colonoscopy booked in nov. Seek another opinion or safe to wait?

No: If you have a lot of blood in stool, you need to see someone now. It should not take this long to get a colonoscopy. If you can't find one to get it done sooner, go to the nearest hospital. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Fever of 99.6 for 7 days, left lower abdomen pain,bloated, occasional bleeding in bowel, diarrhea,food allergies, throwing up clean colonoscopy. Help?

Fever of 99.6 for 7 days, left lower abdomen pain,bloated, occasional bleeding in bowel, diarrhea,food allergies, throwing up clean colonoscopy. Help?

Get 2nd opinion: It almost sounds like diverticulitis which may not be detected by a colonoscopy. On the other hand, throwing up is not part of the symptoms unless you have a systemic infection which does occurs in diverticulitis. The counterpoint is that diverticulitis occurs usually in a much older age Food allergy is not associated with a fever. Suggest a consult @ an university center or with another GI. ...Read more

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I have had a dull pain in my upper right abdomen and nausea after eating. Could this be a food allergy?

I have had a dull pain in my upper right abdomen and nausea after eating. Could this be a food allergy?

Unlikely: This sounds more like it is in the region of the gallbladder. If you eat fatty foods (or anything, for that matter) the gallbladder produces bile which might be squeezing against stones....Causing the pain and nausea. Have your primary doctor evaluate this, though a GI specialist might need to get involved. ...Read more

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Can food allergies cause (very intermittent) sharp abdominal pains 2-3 hours after a meal? Can food allergies make you feel really run down and tired?

Can food allergies cause (very intermittent) sharp abdominal pains 2-3 hours after a meal? Can food allergies make you feel really run down and tired?

It's possible: Consider a good medical exam and ask about allergy testing. Let the exam cover other possibilities too, since there can be other reasons. I hope it goes well and you find a solution. ...Read more

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Food allergy symptoms, how long will it last?

Food allergy symptoms, how long will it last?

Less than a day: If the symptoms you are asking about are really due to food allergy, they should begin almost immediately after eating the food and resolve in several hours but may last a day. ...Read more

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How long do food allergy rashes last?

How long do food allergy rashes last?

It depends: Food allergy can produce immediate hive rashes that resolve within 1-2 days of eliminating the food. Other food allergy rashes, such as eczema can last for several days to weeks after elimination. Rash can also persist if there are continued exposures to the food in question. Finally you need to as, "are you sure the rash is due to a food allergy" see an allergist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How long does an food allergy rash reaction last for a baby?

How long does an food allergy rash reaction last for a baby?

Few days: Once the offending food is identified and removed from the diet, the rash should go away in a few days. Most likely this is not a true food allergy and is some sort of environmental irritant rash. ...Read more

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For what length of time do the symptoms of food allergy last?

For what length of time do the symptoms of food allergy last?

Depends: Food allergy reactionc can be mild to severe. Many food allergy reactions clear within a few hours but can last a day or two especially if the reaction is severe. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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Food Allergy (Definition)

Allergies usually mean there is a response like diarrhea, vomiting, hives, or anaphylaxis when that food is eaten. Other allergies can be more subtle and lead to chronic congestion, headaches, eczema, rashes, constipation, etc. Best answer- if concerned about a particular food eliminate it from your diet and see how you respond. You can ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more