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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Night sweats and upper abdominal pain?

Night sweats and upper abdominal pain?

Hard to guess: The symptoms you describe are too general to guess a cause here. Viral connditions, flu, gastritis, stomach ulcers, gallbladder, kidney issues... Too many possibilities. Would need to see a doctor for a complete medical history and physical examination. ...Read more

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Night sweats, upper abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, near fainting with cold sweats, extreme wind, pain in upper back, tiredness.Female 41?

Night sweats, upper abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, near fainting with cold sweats, extreme wind, pain in upper back, tiredness.Female 41?

Get evaluated: Proceed to emergency room or your primary if you can get in same day. The sweats and near fainting demand attention. You will likely need intravenous fluids, imaging and some type of intervention. Don't wait. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain and rapid weight loss?

Upper abdominal pain and rapid weight loss?

See your MD: While you do not characterize the type of pain (constant, radiating, effect of eating) or the amount of weight loss, unintended weight loss coupled with abdominal pain is concerning - there can be several reasons, malignancy, blood supply problems and some infections. Please make an appointment with your physician for blood tests and ultrasound or ct scan ...Read more

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What can cause upper abdominal pain, unintended weight loss, and difficulty staying awake?

What can cause upper abdominal pain, unintended weight loss, and difficulty staying awake?

Many possibilities: This will take a sequential process of examination and tests to arrive at the cause. It could be anything from a benign, self-limited cause to a severe cause that will require extensive treatment. See your doctor to start the process. ...Read more

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I have loss of appetite, upper abdominal pain, loosely formed stools and itching?

I have loss of appetite,  upper abdominal pain,  loosely formed stools and itching?

Biliary colic: There are many possible causes for your symptoms. Gallstones and biliary colic with belching, bloating, upper abdominal pain after eating fatty foods, radiates into back, change in bowels may be the cause. Okay to get see your doc. An ultrasound of the gallbladder/right upper quad can lead to a diagnosis. Avoid big meals and fatty meals until you get evaluated. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain missed period 2and a half weeks since ovulation loss of appetite ?

Upper abdominal pain missed period 2and a half weeks since ovulation loss of appetite ?

Nonspecific: Upper abdominal pain has many potential causes depending on the onset, duration, severity, aggravating and alleviating factors, etc. if voice been trying to get pregnant, consider a pregnancy test. Otherwise, if the pain is bad enough, see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause constant upper abdominal pain and worry cause loss of appetite?

Can anxiety cause constant upper abdominal pain and worry cause loss of appetite?

Anxiety: Anxiety manifiests in many ways. It dampens the processes in the body not needed in emergency situations such as eating and sexuality. A clinical psychologist can help, also the book feeling good by david burns. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Upper abdominal pain into back.Wght loss.Recent vomiting.Endoscopy normal 2 yrs ago..Colonoscopy normal june.Urq ultrasound normal in october.Cancer?

Upper abdominal pain into back.Wght loss.Recent vomiting.Endoscopy normal 2 yrs ago..Colonoscopy normal june.Urq ultrasound normal in october.Cancer?

Have a check up: You need to have your doctor examine you first. He/she may order some tests to check if all is well or not. Weight loss is always worrisome, so you should visit your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Doc said ibs, but not sure if right diagnosis. Often upper abdominal pain sometimes lower, extreme nausea, big loss of appetite, change in bowel habit?

Doc said ibs, but not sure if right diagnosis. Often upper abdominal pain sometimes lower, extreme nausea, big loss of appetite, change in bowel habit?

This sounds like IBS: While the history suggests ibs other conditions such as celiac disease should be ruled out. Nausea can be part any parcel of functional dyspepsia which we see commonly in adolescents especially in the morning. ...Read more

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I am having upper abdominal pain, tenderness, and loss of appetite. I took ibuprofen for 3 days prior to this. Pain is about a 5 and worse whenpressed?

I am having upper abdominal pain, tenderness, and loss of appetite. I took ibuprofen for 3 days prior to this. Pain is about a 5 and worse whenpressed?

Symptoms: If you already have a Primary doctor please call as soon as possible. If you are forced to wait for a while, please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Things should turn out OK. ...Read more

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I am having upper abdominal pain with bloating. Increased diarrhea, fatigue and hair loss. Can this all be related?

I am having upper abdominal pain with bloating. Increased diarrhea, fatigue and hair loss. Can this all be related?

Related: Very simply YES! You should make an appointment to see a Gynecologist - she will take your history, examine you, order some laboratory data, and begin to help control your problems. Please let me know how things are going. ...Read more

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For the past week have I have had a upper abdominal pain, fatigued all the time, constipation, gaining weight, frequent urination.

For the past week have I have had a upper abdominal pain, fatigued all the time, constipation,  gaining weight, frequent urination.

Constipation: Constipation is common and source of many abdominal symptoms. A bowel regimen to achieve 2 soft bowel movements daily (water, juices up to 1.5 liters daily, fiber tablets, laxatives, stool softeners, probiotics) and walking are non-prescription tools you use to reach goal. If you have fever, vomiting, localized pain lasting over 40 minutes get evaluated. ...Read more

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After i eat i get upper abdominal pain, bloating, bubbles in stomach, lots of air, nauseas, sometimes spew. Losing weight fast. Bloods say allergies.

After i eat i get upper abdominal pain, bloating, bubbles in stomach, lots of air, nauseas, sometimes spew. Losing weight fast. Bloods say allergies.

Celiac ,gallbladder: You are female thirty years old and note difficulty after eating. Sometime you vomit (spew). You may need to be checked for celiac. There is a panel of blood tests. Also you may need to be concerned about your gallbladder. Start with a check up to your doctor. Record what make your better or worse and your doctor will help. ...Read more

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Right upper abdominal pain, under rib cage when walking for the past 3 months. After recent flight feel pain also at night spreading to back. Concerns?

Right upper abdominal pain, under rib cage when walking for the past 3 months. After recent flight feel pain also at night spreading to back. Concerns?

Biliary colic: You may have gall bladder disease, i.e. Stones. A frequent symptom is being awakened at night with RUQ pain and radiation around o the back, caused by a stone rolling into the neck of the gall bladder and obstructing the cystic duct. An ultrasound of the gall bladder should be done to diagnose this. ...Read more

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I am sufferin from nausea upper abdominal pain and fever chills at night since 1 week what may be the cause and what should I take toget relief plz su?

Abdominal pain: See a doctor. Abdominal pain with fever usually signals an infection, which could be bacterial or viral in nature and may require antibiotics. Where you live, the risk of typhoid and dengue exist. Worm infestation is also a possibility. Do not try to self treat at this point, a full evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


Sweating At Night (Definition)

Night sweats may be a sign of an overactive thyroid, vitamin d deficiency, or a more serious problem like hodgkin's disease. The most common cause is probably just a heavy mattress and a warm room. The result is the same: waking up overheated and sweaty. Some people have a problem with sweating not just at night. ...Read more