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Swollen abdomen hip back pain moves about burping acid n breaking wind feels hot suffer with IBS is this linkd?

Swollen abdomen hip back pain moves about burping acid n breaking wind feels hot suffer with IBS is this linkd?

Probably: These could all be symptoms of severe constipation with bloating , poor periatalsis and releasing gas up and down. If an enema does no get you going , see a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Definition)

Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a long-term disorder of gastrointestinal functioning. It results in abdominal discomfort, pain, bloating, stomach cramps, diarrhea, and constipation. Additionally, patients with IBS usually have problems with gut motility. Triggers for IBS include certain foods, and elevated stress levels. Lastly, symptoms of IBS ...Read more


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Lower back pain more on lower lhs as if smthing swollen inside stomach,have IBS had radio iodine for pt1 ca of thyroid could it b ovaries scared ca?

Diverticulum, IBS: Lower back pain in left side feeling as if swollen may be a number of things: possible burst of a moderate diverticulum and response of local tissues. Also the IBS may give constipation Unlikely to be related to the RAI treatment or ovaries. ...Read more

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Tender underarm ribs,, no swollen glands. Stomach bloating could it be from gerd/ibs.

Tender underarm ribs,, no swollen glands. Stomach bloating could it be from gerd/ibs.

See your physician: It's hard to know what to make of your symptoms without more information. Trying to make sense of disparate symptoms without knowing the the specifics of your medical history, physical exam and specific answers to focused questions is impossible. It's possible your tenderness underarm is unrelated to your other symptoms. For a proper diagnosis see your physician. ...Read more

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Need help on how to manage IBS and high stomach acid?

Need help on how to manage IBS and high stomach acid?

Individualized : Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. You may also need a blood test to see if you are producing too much acid. Otherwise start with food and avoid what aggravates you and many times the answer presents itself. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am having mild shifting pain in abdomen from 3 months, ultrasound was normal, is it ibs?

I am having mild shifting pain in abdomen from 3 months, ultrasound was normal, is it ibs?

May be: It may be ibs, but ibs is really a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning that you should continue to have your dr. Evaluate other possible causes, and when they are not found, the DX of ibs becomes more likely. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain in left abdomen, radiating to the back? Had Gallbladder removal in November. Have had IBS since removal?

Pain in left abdomen, radiating to the back? Had Gallbladder removal in November. Have had IBS since removal?

Bile enteritis: Probable rapid transit of bile causing IBS symptoms. Consider asking your MD for a trial of Cholestid. Bile binding resin not absorbed by intestine ...Read more