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Pleurisy With Diarrhea
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Can you explain the disease when symptoms like vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, fever, and headach?
Is dizziness part of stomach flu. Have nausea dizzy achy. No vomit or diarrhea. Had contact with children with vomiting, diarrhea. ?
If a person has sharp stomach pains with vomiting + diarrhea but with NO fever, no chills, no fatigue, is it food poisoning or stomach virus?
Stomach pains V&D: At this time of year stomach viruses and viruses in general can cause vomiting and diarrhea but generally associated with other symptoms like fever, chills aches and fatigue. Food poisoning is also a possibility but will usually only last 24-48 hours. The key here is to stay hydrated - ice chips, water ice, cold flat soda in small amts will help or jello. No diary products. good luck ...Read more
Diagnosed with IBS. Can excessive stomach acid cause diarrhea?alot of heartburn and nausea this past weekend and now uncontrolled diarrhea.
IBS: IBS in traditional medicine is a diagnosis of exclusion. Newer research shows the bacteria in your gut determine the gut health. The healthier bacteria thrive when your diet is high in natural fibers from vegetables and fruits. You can chose symptom relief in the short term or change how you eat and get more lasting results. See www.institute of functional medicine .org for more info ...Read more
Any medication that stops strong abdominal cramping due to gastroenteritis? Associated with diarrhea and vomiting
Can gas or stomach issues cause quick stabs of pain in right chest and ribs? Heart ok, lungs fine. Gallbladder ok. Hist gerd gastritis esophagitis.
How is GB ok?: gallbladder can cause this? How do you know it's ok. Is it removed already? ...Read more
Can you have the stomach flu with no fever or nausea or vomiting, just extreme stomach cramps and diarrhea?
36yo female with Crohn's. Diarrhea (for a week) with left-side abd pain. No fever or vomiting. Pain in rectum from constant BMs. Crohn's or divertic?
Get Help NOW!: Gi bleeding can be without warning, brisk, & originate anywhere in the gut (from esophagus, stomach, to rectum. Don't hesitate to seek urgent evaluation/care especially if lightheaded, dizzy, weak. Sources of particular concern: bleeding stomach ulcers, ischemic colitis, infectious colitis, inflammatory bowel disease. Get right to a doctor, &consider stopping any non-prescribed NSAID drugs now. ...Read more
GI Virus: Gastrointestinal viral and bacterial infections can cause symptoms of nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. The mainstay of treatment is essentially bowel rest, meaning little to no food but maintaining water and other fluid intake (broths, ginger ale and mild electrolyte solutions) for the first 24-48 hrs until symptoms improve. From there we typically advance the diet slowly with bland foods. ...Read more
5 days ago, began with diarrhea and lots of gas pain/pressure, low-grade fever, no vomiting. Food poisoning, virus, or bacterial? Thx.
Diarrhea: Certainly all 3 are possibilities. Have you been on any antibiotics in the last 6 weeks? If so having your stool tested for C. difficile would be prudent. Recent travel especially to 3rd world countries? Stool sample can be collected and tested these days for many causes including the 3 you mentioned. Otherwise, increase fluids such as sport drinks and stick with a simple diet until normal ...Read more
Can a person have norovirus with just diarrhea and no vomiting? Or is vomiting guaranteed with norovirus?
Sure can: To answer your question yes. Norovirus can have a variety of presentations both of which you mentioned. ...Read more
What is the meaning of "inactive colitis" (colonoscopy) in 30y/o with chronic abd pain, nausea & occasional bloody diarrhea?
Nothing obvious: Colitis means inflammation or ulcerations seen on colonoscopy. If neither change is found, yet have some symptoms from your colon, they may call it inactive or healed condition. I would not worry about it right now and let time help you get over your worry and it is not likely to bother you unless you have an established diagnosis of Ulcerative colitis or inflammatory bowel disease(IBD). ...Read more
Vomitting & diarrhea with 101.2 fever. No body aches. Flu or stomach bug or something i ate? See dr or just rest?
Not flu: Rest, keep yourself well hydrated, and if there is a lot of pain or it persists longer than a few days, see your doctor. ...Read more
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Bloody watery stools, cramps and abdominal pain as well as loss of appetite.Lactose intolerance or something else? Treated for c diff 4 weeks ago
Gastroenteritis: You need an examination and testing to determine the true answer/diagnosis. It may be infectious (viral or bacterial -?Recurrence of c-diff), but would not likely be lactose intolerance as you described the symptoms. Get eval as stated to be safe. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer