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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 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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Diarrhea, light headed, head ache & hot flashes. Could I b dehydrated. Or vitamin C interaction from 1 tablet last night? Didn't eat much today...

Diarrhea, light headed, head ache & hot flashes. Could I b dehydrated. Or vitamin C interaction from 1 tablet last night? Didn't eat much today...

Certainly could be: Dehydration is always a concern with diarrhea and would be the most likely explanation for developing light-headedness after/with a period of diarrhea. The headache and heat intolerance may be related as well but are less likely to improve simply with hydration. The vitamin C is not a likely cause here. Drinking plenty of fluids, water, sports drinks, thin soup/broth, will be important. ...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 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 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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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more