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I got Flagyl n glucose drips for bloody diarrhea at hospital, nw m on cipro (ciprofloxacin) n rizek.Bt having swollen stomach, constipation n head aches.Hw to treat it?

I got Flagyl n glucose drips for bloody diarrhea at hospital, nw m on cipro (ciprofloxacin) n rizek.Bt having swollen stomach, constipation n head aches.Hw to treat it?

Please help us...: ...By indicating what evaluation was accomplished when you were hospitalized, and what was found. Then we can offer you some targeted assistance. ...Read more

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Any ideas on why i'm constipated and my stomach is swollen and breasts are swollen?

Any ideas on why i'm constipated and my stomach is swollen and breasts are swollen?

Only one idea why: Considering the multiplicity of your concerns my "one idea for why" is a complete examination by a MD in your locale to find an answer. There are too many possibilities to list here. ...Read more

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I have a seroma in my abdomen and my abdomen will swell and become hard and when it does i get constipated and have to urinate frequently is this nor?

I have a seroma in my abdomen and my abdomen will swell and become hard and when it does i  get constipated and have to urinate frequently is this nor?

Not normal: A seroma should not wax and wane and usually resolves over time i.e. 6-8 weeks. I might question the diagnosis unless you have had recent surgery. ...Read more

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What causes the stomach to swell with a burning feeling from the stomach up to the mouth with servere gas and costipation?

What causes the stomach to swell with a burning feeling from the stomach up to the mouth with servere gas and costipation?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities, but the most likely is simple indigestion. If you eat bland, (and low fat) food for a week, take Prilosec every morning, and either gaviscon, maalox, Tums (calcium carbonate) or alka seltzer as directed for breakthrough pain, you should feel better. If your pain is not better after a week, see a doctor. If it is better, keep taking Prilosec daily for a month before tapering. ...Read more

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I've been on a waiting list for over a year to see a gastro doc. It hurts to eat right now and I'm having severe abdominal constipation pains off n on?

I've been on a waiting list for over a year to see a gastro doc. It hurts to eat right now and I'm having severe abdominal constipation pains off n on?

GI doctor: One year is far too long to be waiting for an appointment. Cannot your primary care physician manage this until you can be seen, or perhaps a brief trip to the US might be beneficial. You should not have a problem being seen here more rapidly. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could an abdomen ultrasound shows constipation?

Could an abdomen ultrasound shows constipation?

No: Ultrasound is best for solid organs like liver, spleen, and kidneys and for fluid filled structures like the gallbladder and the urinary bladder. Air impedes our ability to see organs and bowel loops usually contain air mixed with feces. An abdomen x-ray would best show bowel loops containing a large volume of feces suggesting constipation. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause pain on lower abdomen?

Can constipation cause pain on lower abdomen?

Absolutely; due to..: small bowel distension after material in colon has accumulated & not moved on. One of the best strategies to prevent & ? recurrence is activity: e.g. walking 1-3 miles, along with ?ed hydration, dried prunes (several/day; trial & error amounts), ?ed soluble fiber in diet (however often requires days to a wk or more + trial & error amounts), rarely a bottle of Citrate of Magnesia, etc., to resolve. ...Read more

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How can you beat a bloated stomach and constipation?

How can you beat a bloated stomach and constipation?

Constipation: Fluid increase is essential. Fiber may help constipation but at the same time may increase your bloating, although, unless you try, you won't know how it will do in your case. Over-the-counter laxatives such as MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or a stool softner, colace (docusate) may be tried. ...Read more

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How can I tell between and blockage in stomach and constipation?

How can I tell between and blockage in stomach and constipation?

Blockage...: ...Presents with very impressive vomiting, usually projectile, often bilious (dark green.) you'll see none of that with straightforward constipation. ...Read more

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What can I take to relive constipation and lower abdominal bloating ?

What can I take to relive constipation and lower abdominal bloating ?

A few things: For constipation, i suggest two regimens: for acute treatment you can try magnesium oxide or milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) (over the counter). For chronic treatment, higher fiber sources (psyllium husk, flax seed or chia seed powder, konjac starch) & green/leafy vegetables help. Drink plenty of water & adequate amount of probiotics (yogurt or the capsules) to avoid bloating. For treatment of bloating, try gasx. ...Read more

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I have constipation. I go to toilets after two days. No pain in stomach.

I have constipation. I go to toilets after two days. No pain in stomach.

Constipation: Increase fluid intake and fiber intake as well. Also you may want to try an over the counter stool softner. Assess your diet - eating healthy (vegetables and frutis) will improve your digestion. Yogurt is also good too. ...Read more

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Can constipation be cause by anxiety. Been cconstipated for 2 weeks no pains in stomach.

Can constipation be cause by anxiety.  Been cconstipated for 2 weeks no pains in stomach.

constipation help: Try drinking more water. Try to get about a gallon a day. Eat better choices and more veggies and fruit and less breads. ...Read more

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Off and on abdominal pains and symptoms; could it be the big c and don't mean constipation?

Off and on abdominal pains and symptoms; could it be the big c and don't mean constipation?

Of course, but...: Abdominal ca can present with a surprising variety of symptoms, but often is symptom free.The intermittency of your distress with predictable resolution of discomfort after flares is good news.Alarm signs & symptoms include: weight loss or gain (ascites), bleeding with stool or urine, or from vagina, signs of obstruction (unremitting vomiting). Time to see a doctor & get evaluated for reassurance. ...Read more

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Is it ok to massage your own middle to lower stomach to try to relieve chronic constipation?

Is it ok to massage your own middle to lower stomach to try to relieve chronic constipation?

Safe but not helpful: Massage may help discomfort temporarily but won't help constipation. Whole bottle of Magnesium citrate safe &effective to clean out colon. Then start daily generic Miralax (polyethylene glycol) to prevent constipation. Simethicone can help reduce cramping. Bisacodyl can increase movement of bowel. Fiber helpful but usually not enough for persistent constipation. Drink lots of fluid. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing abdominal bloating and constipation for 3 days already. What's up with me?

I've been experiencing abdominal bloating and constipation for 3 days already. What's up with me?

No: No this is constipation! a hi fiber diet, 20-25 grams of fiber per day, drink 80-`100 ounces of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids daily and increase your fluids if you do strenuous work or exercise. Do not use harsh laxatives. Excess fiber in the face if inadequate fluids will cause bloating and constipation. ...Read more

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I'm having upper left abdomen pressure/pain. Had constipation for 2 days. Is it something serious?

I'm having upper left abdomen pressure/pain. Had constipation for 2 days. Is it something serious?

Gas pain: Have a suppositary/ fleets enema. If no significant releif even with significant bowel and gas passage....Seek medical help. ...Read more

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I had a slight pressure in lower left abdomen for a couple days and now feel this in back near my rear end. Is this constipation?

I had a slight pressure in lower left abdomen for a couple days and now feel this in back near my rear end. Is this constipation?

Maybe constipation. : The best way for us to know if this sensation is related to constipation would be to see if it goes away after you have a bowel movement. If you have a movement today and the pressure dissipates, then it could just have been the bowel movement waiting to happen. If it does not dissipate, or if it worsens in the absence of a bowel movement in a day or two, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Episodes of constipation every now and then. Also feels bloated in my upper left abdomen and upper left back. What could this be?

Episodes of constipation every now and then. Also feels bloated in my upper left abdomen and upper left back. What could this be?

Treat constipation: please take care of your constipation. These symptoms may be, due to stool inside gut , that block exit of gases , resulting in pain and bloating. Constipation needs long-term treatment with life style changes including eating lots of fruits, vegetable and increasing water intake ...Read more

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