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Constant loud stomach noises, abdominal cramping, occasional severe diarrhea, anxiety, sleeplessness, excessive mucus, acid reflux, frequent gas?

Constant loud stomach noises, abdominal cramping, occasional severe diarrhea, anxiety, sleeplessness, excessive mucus, acid reflux, frequent gas?

Intestine: You are having a problem somewhere in your intestine and it needs to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. Don't wait on this. Call for an appt. If it has been going on a long time, you may need to see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

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S/P cholecystectomy in 11/2014. Still having persistent abdominal bloating, Heartburn, gas, constipation. Help?!?!

S/P cholecystectomy in 11/2014. Still having persistent abdominal bloating, Heartburn, gas, constipation. Help?!?!

You might have: post cholecystectomy syndrome, retained common duct stones, or alkaline gastritis. Treatment for each is different. You need to see a gi specialist to sort it out. ...Read more

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Could gallstones cause persistent pain?

Could gallstones cause persistent pain?

Yes: Abdominal pain, especially if it doesn't go away, may be caused by gallstones. This is called biliary colic and can be cured by removing the gallbladder. See a doctor and get testing done which includes labs and an abdominal ultrasound looking at the gallbladder. ...Read more

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Might IBS cause heartburn and acid reflux symptoms?

Might IBS cause heartburn and acid reflux symptoms?

Not really.: Ibs causes abd distention, bloating, cramping, constipation and diarrhea like symptoms. Your symptoms sound typical of reflux disease. Avoid spicy food, chocolates, coffee, eat small meals, and take anti ulcer meds. Reflux symptoms could be from a hiatal hernia as well which is diagnosed by either an upper GI contrast study or egd. Follow up with a GI doc if symp not goinng away. ...Read more

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Do gallstones cause persistent or intermittant pain?

Do gallstones cause persistent or intermittant pain?

Symptoms vary: Gallstones may not produce any symptoms. When they do, it usually is intermitent, widely spaced episodes. Symptoms can be pain or even indigestion or 'heartburn' like sensations. (ingested foods worsen gallbladder symptoms, but, usually calm ulcer symptoms). As troubles worsen, gallbladder pain can become continuous and sharper/ more intense. ...Read more

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My symptoms severe heartburn/indigestion nausea /vomiting pain right side?

My symptoms 
severe heartburn/indigestion
nausea /vomiting
pain right side?

See your doctor today: There a number of possible reasons for this symptom complex. Gallbladder inflammation and stones is the first to come to mind. Acute cholecystitis can exacerbate symptoms of reflux disease which you also describe. Either way i would recommend seeing your doctor as soon as possible to begin the appropriate work. ...Read more

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Vomiting heartburn digestion problems maybe appendix hernia ulcer?

Vomiting heartburn digestion problems maybe appendix hernia ulcer?

Possibilities: With the symptoms you've described, appendicitis is unlikely. More likely are a hiatal hernia or an ulcer. Avoid alcohol, spicy foods, and stay upgright (don't lay flat) 2 hours after eating. You can also try some over the counter antacids. If your symptoms persist you should see your doctor as an upper endoscopy might be informative. ...Read more

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I am experiencing side pain, abdominal discomfort, nausea (severity: mild) , bloating or abdominal fullness, heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating...

I am experiencing  side pain, abdominal discomfort, nausea (severity: mild) , bloating or abdominal fullness, heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: eating...

Your question was: cut off. So we don't know if these are acute symptoms or if they are chronic. Try providing clarification and resubmitting. ...Read more

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Unexplained chronic vomiting over one year; no psychogenic cause; mild gastroparesis; removed gallbladder; intermittent pelvic/lower abd. Pain; cause?

Unexplained chronic vomiting over one year; no psychogenic cause; mild gastroparesis; removed gallbladder; intermittent pelvic/lower abd. Pain; cause?

Look for Appendix: There is a sac close to appendix it is called meckel diverticulum. It contains same inner lining as stomach. It is hard to diagnose. Ct scan should be done to see if there is some stool stuck in appendix called fecolith. ...Read more

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Severe heartburn, chest pain, vomiting any food or drink for 12hrs.?

Severe heartburn, chest pain, vomiting any food or drink for 12hrs.?

Serious : These symptoms sound very serious when taken together. You need to be evaluated by a physician right away. ...Read more

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Can reflux cause constant nausea?

Can reflux cause constant nausea?

Yes: Gerd or "reflux" is the result of the upper gastoesophageal sphincter being unable to close appropriately. Therefore, the gastric contents, which are acidic, reflux into the lower esophagus, causing: burning, burping, hoarseness, epigastric pain and of course nausea. ...Read more

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Bad stomach pain severe nausea anxiety?

Bad stomach pain severe nausea anxiety?

Possibly : Multiple possibilities, appendix, colon ca, diverticuliltis, ibs, crohn's ulcerative colotilitis , pancreatitis, constipation, gallstones, hepatitis, ulcers, gas, emotions. ...Read more

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I'm have epigastric pain LUQ and RUQ pain. Nausea and stool change. Symptoms worsen after eating. Loss of appetite. Fatigue. Pain radiates to back?

I'm have epigastric pain LUQ and RUQ pain. Nausea and stool change. Symptoms worsen after eating. Loss of appetite. Fatigue. Pain radiates to back?

Cholecystitis: Chronic cholecystitis or gallbladder stones/sludge associated with symptoms of pain, bloating, belching and nausea is a reason to see a surgeon for a surgical consult. Okay to ask your doc to send you to as surgeon. In the majority of cases, an outpatient laprascopic gallbladder removal will be helpful to the patient. Take a friend with you. Be well. ...Read more

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What can cause belching, diarrhea, nausea, bloating, and symptoms worsen sitting up?

What can cause belching, diarrhea, nausea, bloating, and symptoms worsen sitting up?

Malabsorbtion: Person who has malabsorbtion will have the above symptoms but other conditions also need to be considered . In medicine like any another issues anything is possible ...Read more

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Sulphur burps, diarrhea, rt flank discomfort, mild nausea, no fever, no appetite. ?

Sulphur burps, diarrhea, rt flank discomfort, mild nausea, no fever, no appetite. ?

Stool studies: It sounds like a subacute gastroenteritis type of disease. Stool studies for ova and parasites as well as a gastroenteritis panel should answer the question. Ok not to eat, make sure you hydrate appropriately. ...Read more

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My symptoms are fever, severe chills, aches, pains, headache, diherrea, clear water diherrea, constant stomach rumbling, gas?

My symptoms are fever, severe chills, aches, pains, headache, diherrea, clear water diherrea, constant stomach rumbling, gas?

Bad stomach flu: This sounds like you could have a severe gastroenteritis. Because of the fever AND the diarrhea, you should get it checked. You should be seen by a doctor who can make sure that you don't have a bacterial infection AND can make sure your salt levels and hydration status are OK. With a bad stomach flu like this, you should try to find the cause - it makes the treatment that much better. ...Read more

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