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Gastrointestinal pain and bleeding?

Gastrointestinal pain and bleeding?

Common, serious...: The most likely cause of GI pain and GI bleeding are medications that irritate stomach lining causing gastritis, ulcer disease, severe reflux, esophagitis. Most common are aspirin, meds related (nsaid's--ibuprofen, naproxen)--anti-inflammatory drugs. If note reddish stool, or stools turns dark or black, or GI pain occurs, call your physician, who will tell you if you should come to office or er. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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I am experiencing stomach cramps, bloating or abdominal fullness and constipation. The following also describe me: Passing gas and Abdominal discomfor?

I am experiencing stomach cramps, bloating or abdominal fullness and constipation. The following also describe me: Passing gas and Abdominal discomfor?

IBS?: This could be a number of things but IBS is at the top of my list. You need a diet that reduces gas and perhaps a medicine for the cramping and constipation. Go see a GI doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Why abdominal pain and nausea after bowel movement?

Why abdominal pain and nausea after bowel movement?

Stretch "nerves": There are few true pain nerves to the intestines..... the intestines react to stretching or distension. You would perceive that as nausea and pain after the act of a BM post stretching of the tissue. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal muscle tension. Mucus in stool, abdominal cramping (including after meals), diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating. 1-2 months?

Severe abdominal muscle tension. Mucus in stool, abdominal cramping (including after meals), diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating. 1-2 months?

IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome with passage of mucus and alternating constipation and diarrhea may be the problem. Other possibilities include lactose or gluten intolerance. Drinking hot(not too hot)water helps break down gas and bloating. If this a chronic problem, a gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you as well as advise you about dietary habits. Take simethicone after meals ...Read more

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Had stomach flu for 5 days. day 1 vomiting and diarrhea and bad stomach pain. Day 2 diarrhea and abdominal pain. Still have abdominal pain and gas.

Had stomach flu for 5 days. day 1 vomiting and diarrhea and bad stomach pain. Day 2 diarrhea and abdominal pain. Still have abdominal pain and gas.

Gastroenteritis: A viral gastroenteritis is likely. Treatment consists of resting, drinking adequate amounts of room temperature fluids including flat ginger ale to settle nausea, light diet of broths and saltine crackers, no roughage, kaopectate to control diarrhea and Tylenol to relieve aches and pains. Symptoms should gradually improve over a few days. See your MD if abdominal pain persists or symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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I am experiencing diarrhea, stomach cramps and bloating or abdominal fullness.

I am experiencing  diarrhea, stomach cramps and bloating or abdominal fullness.

Is this an acute...: presentation (like with Norovirus exposure) or are your symptoms chronic and unabating please? Did you eat any unusual foods recently, take antibiotics, or have you been exposed to ill individuals recently? ...Read more

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Sever stomach cramping with n&v and diarrhea?

Sever stomach cramping with n&v and diarrhea?

Sounds like: The stomach bug. Infectious origin, likely will pass and viral. If the diarrhea continues, you are dehydrated and cannot keep fluids down, see an MD ...Read more

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I am experiencing diarrhea, low back pain, constipation and cramping pelvic pain. The following also describes me: Generalized abdominal pain. Wha...

I am experiencing  diarrhea, low back pain, constipation and cramping pelvic pain. The following also describes me: Generalized abdominal pain. Wha...

Uncertain: He can be a gastrointestinal infection, irritable bowel, and is going to be necessary to be checked by your physician and perhaps seen by a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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I am experiencing upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

I am experiencing  upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more

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Suffer stomach bloating and abdomen pain. Why?

Suffer stomach bloating and abdomen pain. Why?

Lots of options: Gas pain can come from a wide variety of sources including diet, medication, menstrual cycles, previous surgery, stress and many many more. If the problem does not resolve, call your family doctor for an appointment. ...Read more

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Can pyelo cause lower back pain and abdominal cramps?

Can pyelo cause lower back pain and abdominal cramps?

Yes: The pyelonephritis is infection and inflammation of the kidney , and when the infection is spreading down via the ureters - the conducting pipes taking urine, down to urinary bladder , the infected debris can block ureters can block and cause colic, infection of urinary bladder can occur causing pain.Also the infection through blood vessels can cause congestion of abdominal and pelvic organs & pain. ...Read more

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Excruciating back pain and nausea with some abdominal cramping. What could be wrong?

Excruciating back pain and nausea with some abdominal cramping. What could be wrong?

More info: There are many causes of abdo pain. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more

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I am experiencing stomach upset, abdominal discomfort and vomiting. The following also describe me: Nausea, Generalized abdominal pain, and Stomac...

I am experiencing  stomach upset, abdominal discomfort and vomiting. The following also describe me: Nausea, Generalized abdominal pain, and Stomac...

Your symptoms: if acute, sound like a common viral intestinal flu...if chronic require a complete evaluation by your PCP who may wish to refer you to a Gastroenterologist! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Do ulcers cause chest pain nausea inability to have bowel movement nausea and extreme abdominal pain?

Do ulcers cause chest pain nausea inability to have bowel movement nausea and extreme abdominal pain?

Yes: Yes, all the above. Excess acid can reflux to the esophagus, burn a hole in the stomach, cause nausea, & slow down digestion (as the pancreas pumps harder to neutralize the acid). If u have an ulcer or the above symptoms, be sure to get checked out with an endoscopy (EGD, camera to stomach) by a certified endoscopist to check things out. Ulcers can perforate- a life-threatening prob that needs sur ...Read more

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I am experiencing diarrhea, bloating or abdominal fullness, constipation and abdominal discomfort.

I am experiencing  diarrhea, bloating or abdominal fullness, constipation and abdominal discomfort.

With this: combination of symptoms it will be hard to pinpoint a potential diagnosis without an examination and perhaps some lab work. See a local health care provider for these. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more


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Bowel Spasms (Definition)

Bowel spasms = spontaneous contractions of colonic muscles ...Read more