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How do internal factors affect external symptoms? Could imbalanced colon show as red nose? Bloating, irregular movements only colon symptoms-no pain
= A Dx of exclusion: When a GI problem is labelled "functional" it means inflammation, infection, & ischemic pathology, as well as motility disorders have been ruled out. Ruled in are conditions that alter how the gut "senses" pain, distension, & the movement of food or residue. Sounds like you may be describing Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), but you'd be my first to manifest IBS with a red nose--look 4 other causes. ...Read more
2 days before period is supposed to be due. I have stuffy nose, bloating, leg cramps, increased cm, visible veins on chest and stomach. Pregnancy?
Light menthol taste in mouth and nose. Post nasal drip is causing bloating. non smoker and no meds. what is this? also have tmj. bloodwork normal.
Needs evaluation: That constellation of symptoms doesn't trigger an obvious syndrome - Likely caused by whatever is causing the post nasal drip. Could be allergies. Sometimes migraine sufferers have olfactory aura - smelling something that isn't there as part of their migraine symptoms. ...Read more
Riding in the back seat of the car or in overcast weather i sometimes get shortness of breath, dizziness, nausea, bloating and swelling in the nose
Car sickness?: There are many people who get a form of car sickness. This can mimic migraine symptoms with severe nausea as well as flu-like features even without definite headache. Try to sit in the front and watch the scenery and perhaps take medication prior to the trip. Get a thorough medical evaluation to be sure some other medical problem is not present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dizzy,memory loss,back pain,joint pain in knees,bloating,on and off headaches and bad anxiety with little to no sleep at night. Stuffy nose.
Go see your doctor : Your symptoms suggest that you need to be seen by your doctor. There are many diagnostic possibilities. You need a thorough evaluation in order to determine an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Best wishes! ...Read more
Can u plz suggest me a gud med for G.I prob (acidity, reflux, bloating). Is Rabeloc 20 effective or Facid 40? Thank you.
PPI therapy: All PPI therapy can help with GERD; however, get checked for H. pylori infection. ...Read more
I have bloating and digestive discomfort. What are facts re: g.I. Cleanse products? Safe? If so which one is recommended and how often can it be done?
C GI specialist: B4 u self treat. Get a firm diagnosis and follow the recommendations of the examining specialist. There can b many causes and some self rx may b dangerous. ...Read more
Maybe IBS, but...: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more
Needs evaluation: A person who feels bloated (in the tummy) all the time is not normal, especially if the bloating is new. A doctor can evaluate to figure out the cause. Problems can be due to eating things the person cannot digest. Some parasites cause bloating. More serious causes of bloating include a build-up of fluid in the abdomen due to kidney disease, liver problems, heart failure, abdominal cancers, etc... ...Read more