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GERD diagnosis 6 years ago, now with upper and upper left ab. Pain, diarrhea, dizziness, night sweats -- all for the last 4 weeks.?

GERD diagnosis 6 years ago, now with upper and upper left ab. Pain, diarrhea, dizziness, night sweats -- all for the last 4 weeks.?

See your doctor: This could represent multiple pathologies all related to a prior hisotry of GERD. You should see your doctor and ask to see a gastrointestinal specialist ...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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Light headed, nauseous, headache, diarrhea tired, hard to focus. Comes on strong at random times, no pattern. For pastweek. Mother had brain cancer.

Light headed, nauseous, headache, diarrhea tired, hard to focus. Comes on strong at random times, no pattern. For pastweek. Mother had brain cancer.

See doctor: Need to see your doctor promptly. A neurology consult may be needed. Must consider that part of your problem may be from anxiety, fearing that you may have a brain tumor which is however unlikely to be a hereditary condition. ...Read more

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I have been getting nauseous (sometimes leading to vomiting), Light headed and have had diarrhea for the past few day. Any help.?

I have been getting nauseous (sometimes leading to vomiting), Light headed and have had diarrhea for the past few day. Any help.?

Stomach virus: Diarrhea, nausea & vomiting, sound like a gastroentritis propably viral, try to eat light, such as soup, crackers, plain bread, plain rice, jello, apple, bananas, tea, avoid any fried food & dairy products, try OTC imodium (loperamide) AD for diarrhea & emetrol liquid lemon flavor is good for nausea, 1st make sure you're not pregnant if you are sexually active (sorry about that). I hope you feel better. ...Read more

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I am hacking up green blood tinged phlegm and I have a sore throat, am dizzy&light headed, fatigued and have diarrhea. What is the cause of this?

I am hacking up green blood tinged phlegm and I have a sore throat, am dizzy&light headed, fatigued and have diarrhea. What is the cause of this?

Bronchitis: You probably have developed bronchitis. However it does not explain your diarrhea. You need to be evaluated by your physician in person. Please do not delay. ...Read more

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I get bad cramping in my tummy, light headed, supper fatigued, sweating, diarrhea, itchy red hands and feet. Sometimes the red itchy is all over.

I get bad cramping in my tummy, light headed, supper fatigued, sweating, diarrhea, itchy red hands and feet. Sometimes the red itchy is all over.

See a doctor: This can be as simple as giardiasis or quite difficult to diagnose. Not all of your symptoms may be related to a single cause, although that is generally the case. Go see either a gastroenterologist or an infectious diseases physician and be evaluated. Hope you ae better soon. ...Read more

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I keep feeling light headed, my eyes feel like I'm tired even when I'm not, I have loose stools and am craving ice. Any ideas as what could be causing?

I keep feeling light headed, my eyes feel like I'm tired even when I'm not, I have loose stools and am craving ice. Any ideas as what could be causing?

Check anemia: These are sometimes symptoms of anemia. Are you nail beds pale compared to those of others? If this is persistent, then see your family doctor who can check your blood level and determine the cause of the blood loss if anemia is the cause. ...Read more

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I am experiencing nausea (severity: moderate) With loose stools, exhaustion & light headed. This is on going for two weeks. Drs say maybe virus, you opinion? All my blood work is clean, help! Cant stand to feel like this anymore

I am experiencing nausea (severity: moderate) With loose stools, exhaustion & light headed. This is on going for two weeks. Drs say maybe virus, you opinion? All my blood work is clean, help! Cant stand to feel like this anymore

Dizzy nausea: Check thyroid TSH and T4 also may be GERD with or without H pylori or gallbladder (sonogram).Check stool for camphylobacter and make sure no UTI or sinusitis. Any abd pain? If RLQ r/o appy. If recent tooth extraction check blood cultures for bacteremia /endocarditis (check procalcitonin). ...Read more

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I have the chills and diarrhea and I get light headed. This started yesterday. What can I do?

I have the chills and diarrhea and I get light headed. This started yesterday. What can I do?

GI virus: Maintain good hydration with intake of water, tea, jello or clear soup. Use Peptobismol or kaopectate for diarrhea. Take tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for fever. As diarrhea subsides, add soft foods first - Bananas, rice, applesauce and toast. If no improvement in 2-3 days seek medical attention. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have started/been on a strict vegan diet for approx. 1wk. I have been having diarrhea since I started along with feeling light headed. Why?

I have started/been on a strict vegan diet for approx. 1wk. I have been having diarrhea since I started along with feeling light headed. Why?

Possible reasons: First issue is that you may be getting much more fiber in your diet then you are used too - this can lead to loose stools. Second- it requires a lot of knowledge to safely undergo a vegan diet. Is your caloric intake adequate? protein adequate? Etc. ...Read more

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I have painful diarrhea and my legs and feet started to tingle and I got really light headed.. What could this be? Thank you.

I have painful diarrhea and my legs and feet started to tingle and I got really light headed.. What could this be? Thank you.

Dehydration: If the diarrhea is large volume, dehydration can quickly develop. Dehydration can cause one to feel lightheaded. Hydration with electrolyte containing liquids (sports drinks, for instance) can help restore blood volume and alleviate lightheaded sensation. If either persists, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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5 days ago I started having diarrhea and nausea. I now have rotten egg tasting burps. Overall, I don't feel good-tired, dizzy or light headed. No temp?

5 days ago I started having diarrhea and nausea. I now have rotten egg tasting burps. Overall, I don't feel good-tired, dizzy or light headed. No temp?

Gastroienteritis: Most likely you have gastroenteritis, possible due to "food poisoning".
Drink plenty of fluids, gatorade, try to eat a clear liquid diet for a few days, slowly advancing.
If your symptoms are not getting better see your doctor. ...Read more

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Feel normal but, had diarrhea for 3 days. Now im constipated. Blood in poo, throw up now and then but feel normal other than light headed at times.

Feel normal but, had diarrhea for 3 days. Now im constipated. Blood in poo, throw up now and then but feel normal other than light headed at times.

Dehydration, hemorrh: If your health was previously good I would suggest that the diarrhea led to dehydration and lightheadedness, blood possibly from constipation with hemorrhoids. Suggest sitz baths and drink fluids. Suggest you check with your MD regarding the blood, If bleeding becomes heavy suggest ER. ...Read more

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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

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Nauseous, some vomiting, constant diarrhea, with little constipation. Dizziness, weak, shaky, light headed, migraines. I also get MAJOR hives when stressed?

Nauseous, some vomiting, constant diarrhea, with little constipation. Dizziness, weak, shaky, light headed, migraines. I also get MAJOR hives when stressed?

Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain, stomach pain hives. This condition must be professionally managed. It is treatable condition. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. ...Read more

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Sharp chest pain (left), slight neck soreness (right), light headed, fatigued, slight numbness in wrist, hands and feet, diarrhea. 23 yo male?

Sick all over: Your symptoms are widespread, affecting a variety of organ systems. I recommend you see someone to get checked because of your complaint of chest pain and light-headedness. It may all be a virus which your body will manage on its own, but it's better to get this checked out at a clinic. Drink plenty of water in the meantime to make up for the diarrhea and to help with the dizziness. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant and this morning I woke up with bad abdominal cramping and loose stools and was feeling very light-headed. Should I be worried?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant and this morning I woke up with bad abdominal cramping and loose stools and was feeling very light-headed. Should I be worried?

This is most likely: Due to a GI virus..... (I assume the "cramping" is bowels not uterine! Keep your fluid intake (particularly electrolytes, sodium, potassium) up...REST and ckeck in with your OB-GYN if any bleeding, vaginal discharge etc)
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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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