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Doctor insights on: Long Term Effects Of Parasites In Bowels

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Bowel (Definition)

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


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I've been having gas about everyday since I been on nexuim other day had like a white long string on bowels could it be parasite or gallbladder?

I've been having gas about everyday since  I been on nexuim  other day had like a white long string on bowels could it be parasite or gallbladder?

Unlikely: It is unlikely you have a parasite - often changes in texture, consistency, smell, etc is related to dietary changes. Some people react to drugs differently - you could try stopping the Nexium (esomeprazole) for a few days if okay with your doctor and see if resolves. ...Read more

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Can spending most of my time in bed prolong IBS? I've had bowel discomfort for 3 months. I was also successfully treated from a parasite 3 months ago

Can spending most of my time in bed prolong IBS? I've had bowel discomfort for 3 months. I was also successfully treated from a parasite 3 months ago

Quality of life: You were treated for a parasite infection three months ago. You gave either inflammatory bowel or irritable bowel. You stay in bed. You should consider your quality of life. See a doctor as to the cause of prolonged bed rest. It might require more testing but your quality of life may improve after. ...Read more

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I occasional have 3 bowel movements a day, not much comes out each time. Multiple Blood, stool test NEG ibd, parasite etc. More likely ibs?

I occasional have 3 bowel movements a day, not much comes out each time. Multiple Blood, stool test NEG ibd, parasite etc. More likely ibs?

Possibly IBS.: These symptoms don't sound worrisome, unless this is a distinct change your bowel habits. For it to be IBS, the symptoms would have to persist for six months or longer. If the change in your bowel habits persists, or if you see any blood in your stool, or if you have unexplained weight loss, I would contact your doctor immediately. Otherwise, I would recommend a high-fiber diet. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What s the long term effects of taking concerta?

What s the long term effects of taking concerta?

Concerta: I agree, as long as regular checkups done to monitor blood work & ekg. ...Read more

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What are long term effects of damage to the pituitary gland from chemotherapy in a male in his 60's?

What are long term effects of damage to the pituitary gland from chemotherapy in a male in his 60's?

Loss of hormones: One may lose control of thyroid & adrenal function. One may no longer secrete antidiuretic hormone with resultant diabetes insipidus. One may stop secreting growth hormone and if a male hormones that stimulate the production of testosterone.These hormones all contribute to organism homeostasis & metabolism. Medical treatment can compensate for their loss. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of a repaired pda?

What are the long term effects of a repaired pda?

Pda repair: If repaired during early childhood, should have no consequences. Repaired late, there may be underlying pulmonary hypertension. ...Read more

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Are there long term effects of carnitine?

Are there long term effects of carnitine?

Improves weight loss: Study done - one group was given 2000 mg of carnitine, and the other a placebo. In the placebo group, the average weight loss after 12 weeks was one pound. In the carnitine group, weight loss averaged 11 pounds. That’s an eleven-fold increase in weight loss, simply by increasing carnitine levels. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of bulimia?

What are the long term effects of bulimia?

Many health effects: Bulimia impacts health in many ways, including electrolyte imbalance which can lead to cardiac arrhythmias and death, esophageal inflammation ; tears, swollen salivary glands, tooth decay, hormonal disruption, and more. Depression often accompanies this condition. The good news: it can be treated. For a more inclusive run-down: http://tinyurl.Com/mm5s4m5 and http://tinyurl.Com/34sc4p. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of colitis?

What are the long term effects of colitis?

Colitis: Judging by your medication, I presume you mean ulcerative colitis. The long-term effects of UC are varied. Some have very little disease long term, and others have long-term diarrhea, bleeding, or pain. If the inflammation is not controlled over a long period, there can be an increased risk of colon cancer, in addition. Long-term follow-up with your doctor is important. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of diabetes?

What are the long term effects of diabetes?

Many problems: Untreated or uncontrolled diabetes can lead to kidney disease/failure, retinopathy and possible blindness, impotence (erectile dysfunction), gastroparesis (severe stomach pain and vomitting due to inadequate emptying), foot ulcers and risk of amputation of toes or legs, neuropathy (pins-and-needles sensation mostly in arms & legs), heart disease and possible heart attack & stroke, infection, etc. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of meconium?

What are the long term effects of meconium?

Confusing question: All newborns will pass meconium.It is the accumulated fecal debris of pregnancy consisting of bile, digested hair, shed cells and protein debris in a stacky mass.After its passage, it is gone and transitional or regular stools form. Kids who suck some meconium into their lungs before or during the birthing process can have variable outcome based of the amount and degree of damage the material cause. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of excedrin?

What are the long term effects of excedrin?

Dose dependent: Excedrin is a combination of Acetaminophen (tylenol) Aspirin and caffeine. Acetaminophen is recommended to mot exceed 300mg/day. Aspirin can cause ulcers and bleeding. Caffeine is a stimulant. People who are taking "blood thinners" should discuss the use of Aspirin with their physicians. If you are taking this or any pain product for long term, you should discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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What are long term effects from chemotherapy?

What are long term effects from chemotherapy?

Many possible: It all depends on what treatment you received and at what age you were treated (adult survivors of childhood cancer are at much increased risk). Late effects can include infertility, a secondary cancer, heart or kidney problems, and diabetes just to name a few. For someone treated when they were. ...Read more

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