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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Thalassemia And Hemoglobinopathy (Definition)

Thalassemia is a type of hemoglobinopathy. It is inherited from one or both of your parents. There are many kind of thalassemia. Most causes anemia (low red blood cell count). Anemia couod be severe requiring blood. Taking iron does not cure the disease. Thalassemia is common in people living in the mediteranian countries, africa, middle east, india, and sotheastern asia such ...Read more


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I have moderate lower left abdominal pain, it is a dull ache, lasting several days. Just a constant ache. No constipation or diarrhea what is it?

I have moderate lower left abdominal pain, it is a dull ache, lasting several days. Just a constant ache. No constipation or diarrhea what is it?

See a doctor: These symptoms are very non-specific and could be caused by dozens of potential problems, and you cannot get to the root of this on the internet. Go and be appropriately diagnosed. ...Read more

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Sudden sharp lower left abdominal pain pain started today but some blood when wiping after urinating & diarrhea that maybe had blood in it x3 days?

Sudden sharp lower left abdominal pain pain started today but some blood when wiping after urinating & diarrhea that maybe had blood in it x3 days?

Consultation advised: Would like to help Kaeley but this Q & A box isn't designed for diagnosis as it only allows for a very limited description of the problem. It would be unwise to give specific advice based on only one sentence of information. If you are concerned please see your physician or have an online consultation here at Health Tap. A video or voice only consultation is best for your complaint. Best wishes ...Read more

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Lower Left Abdominal Pain, comes and goes in waves. Get worse with bowel movements/sudden movement diarrhea with blood that is maroon in color.

Lower Left Abdominal Pain, comes and goes in waves. Get worse with bowel movements/sudden movement diarrhea with blood that is maroon in color.

Diverticulitis: It is likely you have diverticulitis which is inflamed diverticula, The pain is as you described sometimes bloody. Its important to rest the colon stop eating drink fluids see your doctor asap. Prefereably a gastroenterologist. THis may be the cause but blood is never to be taken lightly ...Read more

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I have nausea/diarrhea, bad lower back/flank pain and left abdominal pain under left rib that radiates into my back, What are possible general causes?

I have nausea/diarrhea, bad lower back/flank pain and left abdominal pain under left rib that radiates into my back, What are possible general causes?

Many: Kidney, bowel, gallbladder, pancreas and bowel. Get checked. It may be a simple GI infection or something else. Stay hydrated. Be seen in the ER. All the best. ...Read more

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My symptoms: water diarrhea, rectum pain, left abdominal pain, bellybutton tender, fainted, extremely bloated, lower pains and lightheaded/ringing ears ?

My symptoms: water diarrhea, rectum pain, left abdominal pain, bellybutton tender, fainted, extremely bloated, lower pains and lightheaded/ringing ears ?

Doctor can evaluate: Stomach aches plus diarrhea can be from a variety of causes. People usually see doctors if symptoms are bad or if they last more than 1-2 days. When diarrhea first starts happening, a person can benefit by stopping eating and start just drinking small amounts (2-3 ounces) of something like Pedialyte or half-strength Gatorade, hourly for a day. Fainting or extreme bloating means one needs a doctor. ...Read more

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Ive had upper left abdominal pain. No diarrhea or vomiting. ..just nausea. the pain has now moved the upper right.

Ive had upper  left abdominal  pain. No diarrhea or vomiting. ..just nausea. the pain has now  moved the upper  right.

Upper abdominal pain: Could be gastritis/ GERD with or without H pylori. or gas in colon on the right side may be gallbladder issues or possible even pancreas . At age 50 would follow up with doc possible get CT of abdomen pelvis to rule out gallstones, mass even kidney issues. Reflux/ gastritis is diagnosed by endoscopy ...Read more

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I have upper left abdominal pain, some diarrhea and my pouch hurts when i drink water after having gastric bypass two weeks ago.?

I have upper left abdominal pain, some diarrhea and my pouch hurts when i drink water after having gastric  bypass two weeks ago.?

See your surgeon: May be normal, or could be an ulcer of the pouch. You should call your surgeon to check it out. ...Read more

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Can kidney stones cause left abdomen pain and diarrhea?

Can kidney stones cause left abdomen pain and diarrhea?

Yes : Symptomatic kidney stones can present in various ways. They commonly present with severe pain on the side of the abdomen (flank region). Gi symptoms such as nausea & sometime vomiting may be seen. Diarrhea is not a common feature of kidney stone & can accompany many other symptomatic conditions which also cause abdominal pain. Severe or unresolved abdominal pain w/ diarrhea needs a dr. Evaluaiton. ...Read more

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Upper/middle back pain a little towards the left also accompanied by upper abdominal pain sometimes after meals. No vomiting or diarrhea?

Upper/middle back pain a little towards the left also accompanied by upper abdominal pain sometimes after meals. No vomiting or diarrhea?

Gutsy call here: Some spinal conditions may cause abdominal pain but symptoms would not be meal-related. Some abdominal conditions cause back pain & commonly are meal-related. So it seems your problem is in your belly, not your back. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (severity: severe) (associated with: sensation of tearing pain), abdominal discomfort, and upper abdominal pain. I am not experiencing lower abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, or heartburn.these sharp pains thy are sho?

I am experiencing abdominal pain (severity: severe) (associated with: sensation of tearing pain), abdominal discomfort, and upper abdominal pain. I am not experiencing lower abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, or heartburn.these sharp pains thy are sho?

May need Emerg. Rm.: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by an ER 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. "Severe" pain usually needs to be checked emergently. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation) . The following also describe me: Stomach cramps, Diarrhea, Side pain, Lower abdominal pain, Upper abdominal pain, and Bloating or abdominal fullness. What should I do?

I am experiencing  abdominal pain (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation) . The following also describe me: Stomach cramps, Diarrhea, Side pain, Lower abdominal pain, Upper abdominal pain, and Bloating or abdominal fullness. What should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Teens with such symptoms may have a stomach virus infection, food-related illness, or something else such as appendicitis Stomach viruses may start with vague symptoms, but vomiting and nausea are most prominent symptoms in first 1-2 days. Vomiting is usually followed by onset of diarrhea, lasting 2-4 days. Fever can be part of illness first 1-3 days. Dr. can check symptoms greater than mild. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w adrenal fatigue in summer 2013. Last few weeks have had upper abdominal pain (mostly right some left), pain behind right breast, and last month have had constipation/diarrhea. Also been more fatigued and have been sleeping more than usual?

Adrenal fatigue: Check thyroid function TSH/T4 . With right upper abdominal pain check for gallbladder stones,(or colon ) also consider gastritis, GERD with H pylori , food intolerance( (gluten/soy milk), costochondritis, rare mycoplasma or pneumonia, if periods irregular polycystic ovarian syndrome. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/addisons-disease/expert-answers/adrenal-fatigue/FAQ-20057906 ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain( severity:mild), stomach cramps(quality: cramping in lower abdomen), passing gas, excessive flatulence, bloating or abdominal fullness, diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort but not upper abdominal pain ?

I am experiencing abdominal pain( severity:mild), stomach cramps(quality: cramping in lower abdomen), passing gas, excessive flatulence, bloating or abdominal fullness, diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort but not upper abdominal pain ?

Some possibilities..: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually R lower quadrant), diverticulitis, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach or intestinal flu, etc... Most people with moderate pain, more than mild pain, may need a doctor's exam to be sure it's not something serious like appendicitis. ...Read more

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I am experiencing stomach cramps (associated with: cramping in lower abdomen), passing gas, stomach upset, diarrhea, upper abdominal pain, excessive flatulence, bloating or abdominal fullness, cramping pelvic pain, abdominal discomfort, and abdominal pain

I am experiencing stomach cramps (associated with: cramping in lower abdomen), passing gas, stomach upset, diarrhea, upper abdominal pain, excessive flatulence, bloating or abdominal fullness, cramping pelvic pain, abdominal discomfort, and abdominal pain

Get a appt. w/PCP/GI: Abdominal pain is pain that occurs between the chest and pelvic regions. Abdominal pain can be crampy, achy, dull, intermittent or sharp.
Commmon conditions include Lactose Intolerance, IBS,IBD, Gall bladder disease/stones, Kidney infection.Gastroenteritis, Appendicitis .See PCP if :
abdominal pain that lasts longer than 24 hrs, assoc. with Fever, severe vomiting,blood in stools, severe abd. pain. ...Read more

Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Hsv Type 1 And 2 (Definition)

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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