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What are some chronic stomach disorders?

What are some chronic stomach disorders?

Multiple things: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

Dr. Frazier Frantz
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Stomach Disorders (Definition)

Stomach disorder is a condition in which a person has problems related to the stomach. Stomach disorders include acid reflux disease (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease (ulcers), viral stomach flu, internal bleeding in the stomach, cancer, ...Read more


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Do mushrooms cause any stomach disorders?

Do mushrooms cause any stomach disorders?

Depends on shroom: Some are poisonous if you pick wild - need to be expert in identification. If you are colonized with candida in your gut as many of us are with our poor diets, undiagnosed food allergens, and environmental toxins stored in our bodies the shrooms can cause worsening of gut symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do about post-travel stomach disorders?

Find a doc to help: Go to a4m.Com website and find a local functional medicine doc to help you evaluate your gut with a specialty stool test like diagnostechs stool profile or genova cdsa. Once test kit is collected would start high dose probiotics to start to rebuild normal gut flora and support gut immune function until specific results are back. ...Read more

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Is there any connection between stomach disorders and weight?

Is there any connection between stomach disorders and weight?

Absolutely: Remember - everything that happens in your body starts with the food you eat, digest, and absorb. This provides the basic building blocks for everything in your body. If yo don't digest well (lack of acid or digestive enzymes), or you don't absorb well, or have a metabolic disorder underlying utilization of nutrients or detoxification, then your body starts to suffer. This can cause weight issues. ...Read more

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I have breathing problem and stomach disorders?

I have breathing problem and stomach disorders?

Please: clarify with specific & clear question & re-ask. Thanks. ...Read more

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Do you know of stomach disorders developing in a fetus?

Do you know of stomach disorders developing in a fetus?

Some.: Duodenal atresia, pyloric stenosis and esophageal atresia with or without tracheoesophageal fistula can all be present in fetal life and are potentially diagnosable [and treatable postnatally]. ...Read more

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Do you know of stomach disorders developing in the fetus?

Do you know of stomach disorders developing in the fetus?

Perinatology: In order to get detailed information about your baby's growth and development on ultrasound, you need to see a perinatologist. There are many disorders possible but they're rare -- gastroschisis, echogenic bowel, situs inversus, omphalocele, etc. A second trimester ultrasound should look for all of these. ...Read more

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Does the biopolar system before treated affect you in ways like headaches and stomach disorders?

Does the biopolar system before treated affect you in ways like headaches and stomach disorders?

Not necessarily : Bipolar mood disorder seen in some celiac patients and visa versa so get screened with blood tests. Headaches very common in general population so not necessarily related. Medications used to treat bipolar commonly have GI and neurological side effects but you said "before treatment" so assume you mean symptoms present before medications prescribed for bipolar. ...Read more

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My grandmas suffering from chronic pain, she has mult things wrong and wont take no opiate meds do to stomach disorders, is there any that wont effect?

My grandmas suffering from chronic pain, she has mult things wrong and wont take no opiate meds do to stomach disorders, is there any that wont effect?

Other than opiates: Opiates are not the best way to treat chronic pain. There are a number of other agents that might help, including gabapentin, nortriptyline among those. She should see a pain specialist or a neurologist. Depending on what is causing the pain, there may be more focused, localized treatments as well. ...Read more

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How can I get rid from my stomach disorders and bowel problems?

Start w/ evaluation: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & many are not due to the GI tract. Bowel "problems" often accompany GI disorders--whether functional or "organic." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. Exquisite tenderness is quite concerning. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a connection with palpitations & hiatus hernia & ibs? Or is there any stomach disorders that can causes palpitations in general?

Is there a connection with palpitations & hiatus hernia & ibs? Or is there any stomach disorders that can causes palpitations in general?

HH emphasizes: When hh is up in chest, it can make irregular heartbeat more noticeable / feel-able, but I am not aware that it is otherwise linked or causes them. ...Read more

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Stomach disorder problem. Get it when start up eating baked goods in us after a trip or diet?

Stomach disorder problem. Get it when start up eating baked goods in us after a trip or diet?

Wheat problem: You may have a sensitivity to wheat, specifically gluten. You should see your doctor and get tested for celiac disease. This can be checked by a simple blood test. ...Read more

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Could a headache have anything to do with poor indegestion and stomach disorder ?

Could a headache have anything to do with poor indegestion and stomach disorder ?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Can blood tests show if I should be having symptoms of a stomach disorder ?

Can blood tests show if I should be having symptoms of a stomach disorder ?

Limited: Blood tests will detect antibodies to helicobacter suggesting a bacterial infection that causes gastitis and peptic ulers, changes in some hormones associated with stomach disorders, some tumors but usualy not in early stages, and autoantibdies that may affect the stomach. A history and physical examination, and endoscopy may be needed for a full workup. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my son is 2 mos. Old, he pass gas a lot and have stomach disorder, what should I do about it?

Should i be concerned if my son is 2 mos. Old, he pass gas a lot and have stomach disorder, what should I do about it?

Examination: Have your son checked by your pediatrician. What you see as a problem may be normal. Or he may have one of many gastric problems such as lactose intolerance. Only your pediatrician can determine if a problem exists and if treatment is necessary. Please call for an appointment. ...Read more

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20months daughter has stomach disorder.May be dirrhea. Pass stool 6--7 times n last three hours. Also has 100temp. What immediately I should do?

20months daughter has stomach disorder.May be dirrhea. Pass stool 6--7 times n last three hours. Also has 100temp. What immediately I should do?

Infectious diarrhea: Sounds like infectious in origin. Viral ( rota) is most common in this age group but with new vaccines against rota virus- is becoming less common. Other causes like bacteria ( shigella, salmonella, amoeba) etc need to be investigated. See your pediatrician. Keep her well hydrated with pedialyte. ...Read more

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I am underweight BMI = 18. I often suffer stomach disorder specially in the morning. Eating anything gives me gas and uneasy feeling in gut.

I am underweight BMI = 18. I often suffer stomach disorder specially in the morning. Eating anything gives me gas and uneasy feeling in gut.

See doctor : Ulcers or gallstones or celiac disease or sprue.. Possibilities are many. See a gastroenterologist. Not healthy for a young man to be undernourished. Seek help. ...Read more

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Can hepatitis B couse abdominal distension and pain in the upper abdomen.?4 years that discovered disease, she dosn't use drugs, should it use?what?

Can hepatitis B couse abdominal distension and pain in the upper abdomen.?4 years that discovered disease, she dosn't use drugs, should it use?what?

See specialist: Hi. Hepatitis B can cause serious liver damage, all the way to liver failure; it can also cause liver cancer. The pain and swelling could be an enlarged liver stretching it's capsule. Your friend should see a liver specialist experienced with treating viral hepatitis. ...Read more

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I am 18 years old always afraiding of heart disease, have occassional chest pain too, cough, heartbeating felt in stomach. No drugs, no family history .

I am 18 years old always afraiding of heart disease, have occassional chest pain too, cough, heartbeating felt in stomach. No drugs, no family history .

Not likely serious: You are young! it is not likely that you have anything serious or life threatening based on what you wrote. Nevertheless with those symptoms it would be a very good idea to see a doctor for a thorough history and exam! they can listen to your heart to check for murmurs. Note the heart rhythm and rate. Check your blood pressure. Maybe do an ekg. Make sure your lungs are clear, etc. ...Read more

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I have peptic ulcer disease. I have terrible nausea and even worse abdominal pain, even after taking my prescribed medicine. Do i need an endoscopy?

I have peptic ulcer disease. I have terrible nausea and even worse abdominal pain, even after taking my prescribed medicine. Do i need an endoscopy?

Maybe: Perhaps, you are eating and drinking something that precipitate your heartburn- caffeinated drinks, alcohol, spicy foods, energy drinks. This could be the reason why you have continuous heartburn despite taking prilosec. Cut down on intake of these. Be tested for h pylori anitbody. In addition to prolosec, you may take antacids. If your symptoms are getting worse, consider having an endoscopy. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my biliary tract disease stomach ache until I can see a doctor?

Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my biliary tract disease stomach ache until I can see a doctor?

Perhaps: If there is no evidence of infection (no fever, chills, sweats and you're improving), you can try a clear liquid diet and then slowly advance to a low fat solid diet. Simple analgesics like Aleve (naproxen) or advil can help. But biliary tract infection can be lethal. You're playing with fire if you're not under close supervision. If recurrent or complicated, surgery is indicated - safer early than late. ...Read more

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Too much acidity in stomach suggest medicine?

Multiple options: First line usually calcium carbonate (tums). Next step h2 blocker - ranitidine or famotidine. Proton pump inhibitor like Omeprazole also an option. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more