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How does HIV cause bloating? And you lose weight when you have hiv

How does HIV cause bloating? And you lose weight when you have hiv

Please clarify: You claim to be hi. V positive but are not on any medications. Hiv infection does not cause symptoms till years after infection. And any one with HIV needs to be placed on appropriate treatment urgently. ...Read more

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Excessive bloating (5 CM) in 5th week of pregnancy. 2 doctors said no meds allowed. I gain/lose 3 kilos during day. 1st pregnancy was the same! ?

Excessive bloating (5 CM) in 5th week of pregnancy. 2 doctors said no meds allowed. I gain/lose 3 kilos during day. 1st pregnancy was the same! ?

Actually: I allow my patients to use simethicone (gas x) for bloating. If this is from constipation, you can also use metamucil, colace, dulcolax and milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). If your IBD causes diarrhea you can safely use immodium (generic fine), pepto bismol, kaopectate. I usually hand a list of safe meds for common problems at the first visit. Ask your OB if he/she has one. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel sharp pains and bubbly and bloating in the stomach after losing virginity, unprotected?

Is it normal to feel sharp pains and bubbly and bloating in the stomach after losing virginity, unprotected?

Depends...: Hi Gary 324. The feelings could be from a gastrointestinal problem (just coincidental with losing virginity) or in infection (particularly if you are female). It also depends on how long after, and for how long the feelings. Pain is always of concern, and if you continue with abdominal pain you should consult your practitioner. And I hope you know Plan B if you have unprotected intercourse, ...Read more

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Just out of curiosity is it possible to be on a very low calorie diet but not lose weight if consuming too much foods that cause bloating like sodium?

Just out of curiosity is it possible to be on a very low calorie diet but not lose weight if consuming too much foods that cause bloating like sodium?

Bloating can be a: Sign of food allergies or gluten intolerance. Have yourself tested to make sure you know what you're allergic too. It's not the calories consumed, but the proportion of carbs to protein that will help you loose weight. Less than 1/2 cup of carbs is good with 2/3 of your plate with organic veges of 5 colors, and 4 oz of protein, lots of purified water after your meal. 1/4 cup fruit/day. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have stomach cramps and bloating and am losing weight. How do I know if I might have celiac disease or not?

I have stomach cramps and bloating and am losing weight. How do I know if I might have celiac disease or not?

Celiac blood test: A celiac blood test that looks at various antibodies - to gliadin, endomyseal and transglutaminase can be very helpful. The gold standard however remains a small bowel. Biopsy. ...Read more

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Had sex feb 8th and 9th and I am not due for my period feb 18 I have bloating/sharp pains in pubic/nausea/lose of appite/ ect I don't when I ovulated?

Had sex feb 8th and 9th and I am not due for my period feb 18 I have bloating/sharp pains in pubic/nausea/lose of appite/ ect I don't when I ovulated?

Get this checked: If normal you would have ovulated on the 4th of feb. There is still a possibility you may be pregnant but the urin test won't be positive until the time of your period is due. You could just have an infection and need to be checked for std or uti. ...Read more

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What causes intestinal bloating? Looks like I am pregnant. Could lose 10lbs, but not really overweight. More fiber? Metamucil or citrucel?

What causes intestinal bloating? Looks like I am pregnant. Could lose 10lbs, but not really overweight. More fiber? Metamucil or citrucel?

Healthy diet: Try eating a healthy diet before resorting to medication. Plenty of fruits and vegetables, lean meat, and plenty of water. Stay away from all sweets, processed food, soft drinks, and fast food. After several days your digestive system should straighten out. If not check with your physician. ...Read more

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Fatigue/exhausted, light/early period, constipation/bloating, hard time losing weight?

Fatigue/exhausted, light/early period, constipation/bloating, hard time losing weight?

PMS?: If I understand, your symptoms start before your period. That would suggest premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Please submit more information if that would help. Thanks ...Read more

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Hypothyroid & hashimoto's, always bloated, can't lose weight. On Synthroid (thyroxine) & small amount of cytomel. How do I reduce bloating & lose at least 10 lbs?

Hypothyroid & hashimoto's, always bloated, can't lose weight. On Synthroid (thyroxine) & small amount of cytomel. How do I reduce bloating & lose at least 10 lbs?

Diet and exercise: If your thyroid hormone and TSH levels are normal than you just have to do what the rest of the world does to lose weight. Do not increase thyroid replacement - that weight loss is muscle, not fat. ...Read more

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After I eat I get upper abdominal pain, bloating, bubbles in stomach, lots of air, nauseas, sometimes spew. Losing weight fast. Bloods say allergies.

After I eat I get upper abdominal pain, bloating, bubbles in stomach, lots of air, nauseas, sometimes spew. Losing weight fast. Bloods say allergies.

Celiac, gallbladder: You are female thirty years old and note difficulty after eating. Sometime you vomit (spew). You may need to be checked for celiac. There is a panel of blood tests. Also you may need to be concerned about your gallbladder. Start with a check up to your doctor. Record what make your better or worse and your doctor will help. ...Read more

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Bloating and burning in rectum after bowel movement lots of bloating and gas, burning in rectum. Some times my stomach will gurgle and have stomach pain sometimes les. And very lose stooles.

Bloating and burning in rectum after bowel movement lots of bloating and gas, burning in rectum. Some times my stomach will gurgle and have stomach pain sometimes les. And very lose stooles.

It: It sounds like you may be dealing with gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining) and possibly hemorrhoids. The best thing for you to do is see your primary care provider for a complete work up and treatment. You will likely need blood tests and a stool test to check for blood. After a complete examination and results your doctor may order additional tests (i.E endoscopy or colonoscopy)or that may not be necessary and treatment can be started. Take care. ...Read more

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Had unprotected oral with a guy and a girl. Now white tongue. Sores in mouth Itchy rash, chills, stomach bloating gas, lose of appetite. Herpes Hiv?

Had unprotected oral with a guy and a girl. Now white tongue. Sores in mouth Itchy rash, chills, stomach bloating gas, lose of appetite. Herpes Hiv?

Get checked: Any unprotected sex puts you at risk for HIV and all of the other sexually transmitted diseases. It is worth getting checked out with a physical exam and some blood tests for HIV, syphillis, hepatitis, and depending on what the exam shows, maybe others. ...Read more

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I have bloating and digestive discomfort. What are facts re: g.I. Cleanse products? Safe? If so which one is recommended and how often can it be done?

I have bloating and digestive discomfort. What are facts re: g.I. Cleanse products? Safe? If so which one is recommended and how often can it be done?

C GI specialist: B4 u self treat. Get a firm diagnosis and follow the recommendations of the examining specialist. There can b many causes and some self rx may b dangerous. ...Read more

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What causes frequent bloating?

What causes frequent bloating?

Maybe IBS, but...: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more

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What are the causes of bloating?

Multiple: Abdominal bloating is a common, non-specific symptom with multiple causes. Typically this is from benign causes such as gas or spasm. However, this may be caused by serious problems such as cancer and should be evaluated carefully by your physician. ...Read more

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Is it possible to avoid bloating?

See below: The following measures may be helpful: •don’t chew gum. Chewing gum can cause you to swallow extra air, which in turn can lead to bloating. •limit your intake of carbonated drinks. •avoid “gassy” foods, such vegetables in the cabbage family, dried beans, and lentils. •eat slowly. •avoid drinking through a straw. •lose weight if you are overweight. •use lactose-free dairy products. ...Read more

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How could I best remove bloating?

MEDICAL QUESTION: There are many possible causes. It should be evaluated medically with dr. If it doesn't seem right to you, get help finding the answer. ...Read more