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Lower back pain, bloating at night, heartburn in the morning. Too early to test for pregnancy (only 9 dpo). What posibly cause this other than pregnan?

Lower back pain, bloating at night, heartburn in the morning. Too early to test for pregnancy (only 9 dpo). What posibly cause this other than pregnan?

Hormones: Unfortunately, the hormones of pregnancy and the hormones that are increased just before one's period often have some of the same effects, making lots of women feel confused about what is going on in their bodies. You are right that it's likely too early to test, but 10 days post ovulation can sometimes give a positive, so if you're curious, there's no harm in an otc test. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


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Hello Dr. I have had severe night time heartburn for the last two weeks. I can not sleep at night and have lost my appetite. I have lost 7 pounds.

Hello Dr. I have had severe night time heartburn for the last two weeks. I can not sleep at night and have lost my appetite. I have lost 7 pounds.

This needs: some evaluation starting with your Primary Care Provider and perhaps a Gastroenterology consultation However for now you can do the following 1. If possible put head of bed up 2. Start PEPCID (famotidine) AC (OTC) two tablets at bedtime 3. Avoid drinking liquids with your meals 4. Use antacid ..Gaviscon liquid is very suited for esophogeal acid Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I feel excessive hunger all day and even night along with heartburn and abdominal pain for the last 3wks, gained 20lbs. Whats wrong?

I feel excessive hunger all day and even night along with heartburn and abdominal pain for the last 3wks, gained 20lbs. Whats wrong?

Could be an ulcer: Your symptoms are not extremely specific. One possibility would be a duodenal ulcer. It tends to make you want to eat because the food buffers the stomach acid which is what irritates the ulcer. But there are numerous possibilities including hypoglycemia and various hormonal disorders. Such a rapid weight gain could also be related to fluid retention. You need to get evaluated. ...Read more

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Last night i had heartburn and insmonia all night and a lot of liquid diarrhea and in the morning i threw up with blood even i had blood in my nose?

Last night i had heartburn and insmonia all night and a lot of liquid diarrhea and in the morning i threw up with blood even i had blood in my nose?

Med eval.: Please get this checked. Vomiting blood is serious. I am going to assume that the blood was not from a nose bleed, but that blood came up with vomitis. ...Read more

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What to do if I have really bad heartburn every night.?

What to do if I have really bad heartburn every night.?

Elevate head of bed,: do not eat within 2 hours of laying down, and see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I did take a before breakfast for a long time and still have heartburn at night?

I did take a before breakfast for a long time and still have heartburn at night?

What pill?: You did not mention what pill you took before breakfast! Ask again and include it and the reason you took it. ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Indigestion (Definition)

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