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Severe stomach pain, diarrhea, nauseousness, weakness and light headed..

Severe stomach pain, diarrhea, nauseousness, weakness and light headed..

See a doctor: Sounds as if you are sufficiently ill to warrant examination and perhaps treatment. The internet is not the place in which to do this. Get seen and best wishes for rapid recovery. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Nausea after eating and light headed, pregnant?

Nausea after eating and light headed, pregnant?

Although these: Symptoms can occur with pregnancy, they are not diagnostic. Please take a pregnancy test if you have missed your period. ...Read more

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Dizziness/weakness, vomiting, diarrhea. Started this evening. Stomach flu?

Dizziness/weakness, vomiting, diarrhea. Started this evening. Stomach flu?

Gastroenteritis: It may not be the "flu" per se, but it sounds like you have a GI bug. Usually this is from a virus. For most people, the biggest risk is dehydration. Drink an electrolyte solution or make one yourself. Google "oral rehydration solution recipe". Otc meds like loperamide, used according to label instructions might be helpful. ...Read more

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Vomiting light green. Fever. And severe pain?

Vomiting light green. Fever. And severe pain?

See your doctor: Your symptoms could represent a number of potentially serious causes. You should see your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Bowel movements were soft yellow stools then yellow diarrhea, been experiencing stomach nausea too.?

Bowel movements were soft yellow stools then yellow diarrhea, been experiencing stomach nausea too.?

Different causes.: Yellow stool can be the result of overly rapid transit of stool through the colon, insufficient bile salts or infection. Recommend that this be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Started taking amoxicillin feeling nauseated, loose stools and light headed?

Started taking amoxicillin feeling nauseated, loose stools and light headed?

Check for C.diff: These can all be side effects of the amoxicillin. For nausia try taking the pills with food. Its absorption will not be affected. Do not take immodium or Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) which can make you sicker if you have c. Difficlile overgrowth/colitis. See your doctor and get a stool c. Diff toxin test. ...Read more

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6 hours of abdominal cramping Soft stools not quite diarrhea and now light dizziness and vomiting?

6 hours of abdominal cramping
Soft stools not quite diarrhea and now light dizziness and vomiting?

See your physician: could be many things, but with 6 hours of cramping , would suggest you see your physician or go to the ER ...Read more

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Food poisoning. Had nausea, cramps,fever, chills, and watery diarrhea (orange color) lasted 24hrs, 2 days later I am having smelly gas rumbling belly?

Food poisoning. Had nausea, cramps,fever, chills, and watery diarrhea (orange color) lasted 24hrs, 2 days later I am having smelly gas rumbling belly?

Probiotics: If symptoms has otherwise subsided, can consider a trial of probiotics (kefir that can be found in most supermarket would be fine or you can find fancier brands in Whole Food or natural health stores - try to get the ones in refrigerated section as they tend to contain higher live bacterial counts then the capsules kept at room temperature). Normal GI flora was disturbed by the gastroenteritis. ...Read more

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Slimy light colored stool?

Slimy light colored stool?

Med eval: Extremely light colored stool might havecauses such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or obstruction of a bile duct (i.e., gallstone or a mass). Any significant change in bowel habitus warrants assessment. ...Read more

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Diarrhea for 3 days, lower stomach cramps, bad taste coming from stomach. Diarrhea is very watery, dark brown then gray now yellowish?

Diarrhea for 3 days, lower stomach cramps, bad taste coming from stomach. Diarrhea is very watery, dark brown then gray now yellowish?

Diarrhea: Acute diarrhea can be from many causes and are generally infectious in origin. They include viruses and bacteria. Most are viral and are self limiting. Things to considerer are whether you have fevers, chills, blood in the stool, recent travel or antibiotic use, or if you're dehydrated. Please see your medical provider. ...Read more

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Vomiting (light pink) and diarrhea. Period (day 1) and sick. Stomach flu or bad period cramps?

Vomiting (light pink) and diarrhea. Period (day 1) and sick.  Stomach flu or bad period cramps?

Period cramps: Prostaglandin related cramps and diarrhea usually occur in the first three days of your menstrual period. If the diarrhea is only occasional or isn't bothersome, you don't have to do anything, since you know it will resolve quickly. If diarrhea is more frequent you can take otc antidiarrheal medication such as kaopectate (kaolin and pectin). ...Read more

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I have tar black watery diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea, and dizziness, and a fever?

I have tar black watery diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea, and dizziness, and a fever?

Infection: Black colored stools/diarrhea is known as melena. Melana is usually due to upper GI bleeding from stomach/duodenum. This along with nausea, stomach cramps and fever may be seen with bacterial infection or gastroenteritis. The ibuprofen you take may also be causing to your symptoms. I recommend follow-up with Gastroenterologist who may perform an endoscopy/colonoscopy if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Loose and light colored stools now why?

Loose and light colored stools now why?

Light colored stool: Bile & your gut's bacterial flora account in large part for color & volume of stool. Absence of bile results in pale (acholic) stool. Lots of other things also affect stool appearance: ingested foods, medications (peptobismol, antacids), swallowed blood or bleeding from gut, infection/antibiotics, inflammation, maldigestion, & the amount of mucus mixed with stool, as well as transit time of food. ...Read more

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Poop black menstrual black stomach cramps headache for 3 days?

Poop black menstrual black stomach cramps headache for 3 days?

Blood: Sounds like you are bleeding from your intestines. Go immediately to the emergency room to make sure you are stable. ...Read more

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Bright yellowish diarrhea & upset tummy gas was bloated started yesterday afternoon after cottage cheese(lactose sens)now fever 100.3 lactic acidosis?

Bright yellowish diarrhea & upset tummy gas was bloated started yesterday afternoon after cottage cheese(lactose sens)now fever 100.3 lactic acidosis?

Gastroenteritis. : My first thought in this context might be that the cottage cheese was bad. Was it sitting out for a whole? Did it taste bad, or sour? Are you nauseous? Vomiting? If your symptoms worsen or last more than three days then visit with local doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more