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Dr. Charles Cattano
1,439 doctors shared insights

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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Weight gain esp round stomach irregular periods one sided pain bowel changes nausea indigestion 25. Terrified of ovarian cancer. Other possibilities?

Weight gain esp round stomach irregular periods one sided pain bowel changes nausea indigestion 25. Terrified of ovarian cancer. Other possibilities?

Yes: These complaints could arise from a multitude of processes. Ovarian cancer would be an exremly unlikley event in a woman under 30. Other possibilites include: poly cycsti ovarian disease, celiac sprue, gallbladder disease. ...Read more

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Does heartburn cause weight gain?

Does heartburn cause weight gain?

Heart burn: Doesn't cause weight gain but sometimes weightgain can lead to heartburn. ...Read more

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What could cause rapid weight gain if I recently increased my physical activity? I am also having issues with heartburn and mild fatigue. Related?

What could cause rapid weight gain if I recently increased my physical activity? I am also having issues with heartburn and mild fatigue. Related?

Heartburn or angina?: There may be a relationship. The increased activity may be straining your heart---heart burn can be mistaken for heart pain called angina. The weight gain may be fluid retention because of strain on your heart, which also causes fatigue. Or it could be several unrelated conditions. You need to call your doctor for a check up ---and do it soon. ...Read more

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Tubes tired, 3 months no period, nausea, heartburn, hot flashes, fatigue, weight gain, sore breast, am i possibly pregnant?

Tubes tired, 3 months no period, nausea, heartburn, hot flashes, fatigue, weight gain, sore breast, am i possibly pregnant?

Always possible: There's always a less than 1% chance of pregnancy even after tubal sterilization. If you're missing periods, and you should not be, please obtain a pregnancy test to determine whether or not you're pregnant. A pregnancy after a tubal can be very very dangerous. It can lead to a bleeding ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is an 8kg weight gain at 26 weeks ok? I started at 62 kg

Is an 8kg weight gain at 26 weeks ok? I started at 62 kg

Yes: It sounds like you are on track with normal weight gain. However, weight gain is less important than fetal growth and weight gain. The better question to ask your OB provider is, "Are my fundal heights appropriate and did my US show adequate growth?" There seems to be an obsession with weight gain in pregnancy and honestly many women gain too much. Keep up a healthy diet and congrats. ...Read more

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Having weight gain, could I have hypothyroidism?

Having weight gain, could I have hypothyroidism?

Yes, check it: Weight gain is one of the symptoms of hypothyroidism (as well as hair loss, heavy periods, dry skin, dry hair, constipation, depressed mood. The easiest way to get it checked is seeing a doctor, having your tsh, free T3 (liothyronine) and free T4 levels checked. If normal, then you got to look into other causes of weight gain. ...Read more

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How can I prevent weight gain when quitting smoking?

How can I prevent weight gain when quitting smoking?

One option: use of auricular acupuncture so that you don't experience craving. Hydrate well. ...Read more

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How can I avoid excessive weight gain during pregnancy?

How can I avoid excessive weight gain during pregnancy?

Excessive wieght gai: Exercise and eat right. Eat a lot of high protein foods and eat smaller servings but eat more frequently if you need to..The key is be active and you will crave less food.. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...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