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I'm 18 years old. Worried about stomach cancer. Had weight loss unintended, trapped wind and indigestion, green and yellow stool, loud stomach ?

I'm 18 years old. Worried about stomach cancer. Had weight loss unintended, trapped wind and indigestion, green and yellow stool, loud stomach



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Very unlikely: These would not be symptoms of stomach cancer, and at age 18 it would be extremely unlikely. If these symptoms continue you should see a physician for work up. Celiac disease is one possibility. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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I get integestion and heartburn also bad trapped wind that leads to bloating no mater what i eat ebery day an night i can't rest as is so uncomfortable?

I get integestion and heartburn also bad trapped wind that leads to bloating no mater what i eat ebery day an night i can't rest as is so uncomfortable?

Take antacids : Many over the counter medications are available for these symptoms: antacids like aluminum/magnesium hydroxide for immediate relief. Also famotidine, ranitidine, and omeprazole, lansaprazole. May need to take for 2-3 weeks. (then see a doctor). ...Read more

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Trouble breathing while walking, heartburn, nausea, gassiness, what to do? What is this?

Trouble breathing while walking, heartburn, nausea, gassiness, what to do? What is this?

Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath while walking (exertion), GI complaints could be equivalent to angina (heart pain) like symptoms. You need consult your physicians. Other non-cardiac causes also could cause similar symptoms. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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Can bed rest and eating fatty and sugary foods for a few days to a week cause GI stress like pain and stomach upset and gassiness?

Can bed rest and eating fatty and sugary foods for a few days to a week cause GI stress like pain and stomach upset and gassiness?

Fatty and sugary: food are bad for health unless it's good fat such as coconut oil or olive oil. Please see your doc about your GI symptoms. Consider taking a good probiotic. Doctor Ohira brand is a good one. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have diarrhea everyday along with indigestion/heartburn and excessive wind. Also stomach cramps. Could this be chrons?

I have diarrhea everyday along with indigestion/heartburn and excessive wind. Also stomach cramps. Could this be chrons?

Maybe. see your doc: Could be lots of things, including crohn's, celiac sprue, parasites, bacterial infection, dietary causes, meds, etc. Depends on duration of symptoms, history, physical, labs. Crohn's DX needs additional testing by radiologic imaging, and/or endoscopic changes (colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, and/or capsule endoscopy) to confirm diagnosis. ...Read more

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I keep getting really bad trapped wind and my belly hurts?

I keep getting really bad trapped wind and my belly hurts?

Feeling gassy & full: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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4wks after hysterectomy still getting chronic pain in back and i think trapped wind in ribs and shoulders.

4wks after hysterectomy still getting chronic pain in back and i think trapped wind in ribs and shoulders.

Uterus not cause: I am assuming that you had pain before surgery also. Obviously uterus was not the cause of your pain. Pain management specialist will be better able to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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Hello, i'm a 17 year old female and i wanted to ask whether trapped wind can cause pain near the heart area? It was really painful for a bit...

Hello, i'm a 17 year old female and i wanted to ask whether trapped wind can cause pain near the heart area? It was really painful for a bit...

Gas in the Belly: Yes. Of course. The stomach, especially one bloated, is pushing up against the diaphragm and on the other side of the diaphragm is the heart. ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

Indigestion is a feeling of discomfort in the upper belly (abdomen) during or right after a meal. It may present as a feeling of uncomfortable ...Read more


Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Stomach Upset (Definition)

Stomach upset can be due to problems in digestion or ...Read more