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Stomach Flu And Diabetes
Fluids and Carbs: It is wise to avoid spicy, acidic, and high-fat foods during illness with nausea/vomiting. Very restricted diet is not recommended because it will limit your calorie intake. Recovery from some symptoms can be calorie-dependent, so emphasize complex carbohydrates and dont be too restrictive. With diarrhea, avoid high sugar drinks (milk, juice), can increase gas, pain and number of stools. ...Read more
Can tylenol (acetaminophen) and flu antibiotics cause stomach upset and diarrhea? I am having these medicines for flu.
DETAILS MATTER!!!!!: "Flu antibiotics"?????? When you submit this again with the exact names of all your meds then an answer is possible. "Stomach upset" is vague. Nausea, vomiting, pain, burning??? "Flu" is too vague. Antibiotics vary widely but all are likely to cause nausea, diarrhea, etc. Antibiotics should not be used for routine viral infections. Resubmit this question with details. ...Read more
What causes severe gnawing feeling in the stomach and chest after eating. Feels like bad hunger pangs. Not diabetic. Have GERD but take protonix (pantoprazole) daily?
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
Have gastritis, acid reflux, bile in stomach, delayed digestive, no gallbladder.A feeling of hunger after eatn, pain near liver tired of pills help?
May not be related: Some develop intractable bile gastritis with or with out gb , bile instead of going down takes wrong way and stays in stomach. You need work up, antacids , h2 blockers, protan inhibitors may help you, in some cases may need roux 'n" y type of surgery, speak to your dr may do wok up , find and solve your problem. ...Read more
No: Food poisoning refers to contamination of food leading typically to diarrhea and abdominal pain. Stomach flu refers to mild viral illness with a predominance of similar symptoms of abdominal cramping and diarrhea. These may not be easily distinguished clinically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yellow stool stomach cramps and gas pain upper GI scope done I have ulcers and gastritis. No fever no nausea always hungry take protonix (pantoprazole) and carafate?
GI care: It seams that you are being evaluated for these conditions. How long on Protonix (pantoprazole) and carafate and how much benefit? Are some of your symptoms newer since on this regimen? Bloating and yellow stool may be suggestive of a need for eval of liver, your blood work would better tell this story. Follow up with your gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Quite different: Peptic ulcer disease refers to painful ulcers in the lining of the stomach or duodenum( prox. Small bowel)..Infection with bacteria called h. Pylori causes ulcers. Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (nsaids) can also cause ulceration as well as excess acid production. Gastroenteritis is caused by virus and usually produces combination of vomiting and diarrhea. ...Read more
Heartburn after having stomach flu, no vomiting only diarrhea, fever and aches. Tums (calcium carbonate) and organic vinager don't help. What would help the heartburn?
Try an H2 blocker: Some people develop heartburn after a stomach flu even without vomiting, because the stomach flu may have caused gastroesophageal reflux, and irritation to the esophagus. I suggest try famotidine 20mg twice a day or ranitidine 150mg twice a day, both are over the counter. In addition, avoid alcohol, caffeine, cigarettes, large meals, and fatty meals. Also, Gaviscon tabs are a wonderful antacid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do these symptoms point to specific illness: cold, cough, nausea, fatigue, headache and upset stomach?
See below: These are very general symptoms that do not point to any specific illness. ...Read more
Heartburn and belching. pain in middle of chest. dizziness and weak feeling. cardiac or Gerd? history of Gerd. but hight cholesterol and overweight.
Heartburn: and GERD. You need to see your doctor to be certain. If GERD, consider using a natural supplement called DGL. It is a form of licorice processed to remove the enzyme that can raise blood pressure when licorice is eaten for along time. It can work well when taken before a meal. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Sometimes the same.: With either one, you can have nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, although fever is less often due to food poisoning. If more than one person ate a specific food at the same time and both developed symptoms at about the same time, that increases the likelihood that it's food poisoning. ...Read more
Helicobacter pylori...What are the symptoms of this? I burp alot, nausea, bloating and tiredness.
Heart burn, indigest: H. Pylori can cause gastritis and peptic ulcer disease, which can cause bleeding, belching, indigestion, epigastric pain, nausea, dark stools etc. Best way is to have an egd done, but there are other noninvasive ways as well, i.E breath urea. Treatment is fairly easy and successful with a short course of antibiotics and medications like Nexium (esomeprazole) or prevacid, and others. ...Read more
What can I take for heavy gas symtoms, blouted stomach, upset stomach pain? I have gas, pain in upper part of stomach from blouting, upset stomach
You : You can try gas-x or beano for your gas and bloating. As far as upset stomach is concerned, try an acid blocker like pepcid, (famotidine) or Prilosec otc is good or even pepto. Also i recommend you schedule a visit with your primary care doctor to make sure you are not dealing with an ulcer, gastritis, etc. You will need a complete evaluation/work up. Best of luck. ...Read more
Irritable bowel: These are characteristics of irritable bowel syndrome for which certain foods or stress may be triggers. Peppermint capsules have helped some people. Lactose and gluten intolerance are also to be considered. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you if symptoms persist. ...Read more
25ys Stomach heartburn throat burn regular heart rate and blood pressure and poop. Loss appetite and doc gave omeprazole& smz/tmp ds is this deadly?
Heartburn, sore thro: Seems like being treated for reflux/GERD which is common and an infection smz/tmp covers strep /staph and a number of other agents. Reflux is not normally life threatening and is very common. Would also discuss if the reflux could be related to H pylori and get treated for that if so.elevate head of bed when asleep Avoid alcohol, smoking ,energy drinks ( which do cause problems) f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
Feeling feverish but no fever. Allergies? Plus diarrhea, upset stomach, chills, and anxiety. Could this all be from my bronchitis?
Intestinal infection: It is not uncommon lung infection to have some constitutional symptoms but the symptoms you listed indicate that your problem lies in your intestine . You might have most likely viral intestinal infection . You mentioned also anxiety which also can be cause of diarrhea if not recognized and treated in appropriate manner. If symptoms persists, i would advise you to see your doc. Stay hydrated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
GERD/Gastritis: These symptoms are common in GERD and gastritis.you may also have infection in the stomach called H .Pylori. Please get tested for that.These are treatable with meds and life style and dietary changes. Untreated gastritis can change to Ulcers. So I suggest please see your doctor . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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