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My tinnitus sound is lower in the morning after eating breakfast and increases dramatically in the evening. Why?

My tinnitus sound is lower in the morning after eating breakfast and increases dramatically in the evening. Why?

Several ideas: Are there meds you are taking in the morning that may cause tinnitus, may have patulous eustachian tube which is usually best in morning and worse later in day, may be too much sound during the day, is there less environmental sound later and more earlier, salt and caffeine intake throughout day. See ENT for evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner
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Tinnitus (Definition)

A persistent noise in your ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...Read more


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I've had an intermittent stomachache that radiates to the lower back at times for 2 days. Worse after eating. What could it be?

I've had an intermittent stomachache that radiates to the lower back at times for 2 days. Worse after eating. What could it be?

Gall bladder: If the pain is worse with fatty food, it could be gall bladder problem. You should have an ultra sound if that is negative, decida scan with ejection fraction. ...Read more

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After eating and sitting on the couch I get a pain in the right side of my neck, and gives me slight headache. This has been getting worse, ?

After eating and sitting on the couch I get a pain in the right side of my neck, and gives me slight headache. This has been getting worse, ?

Neck pain post eats: Follow up in 24- hours with doctor/urgent care or ER. Do you have DM or HTN or elevated cholesterol? You need to have your carotids and heart evaluated with stress test, doppler and MRA ASAP, if all negative could consider gallbladder F/U TODAY. ...Read more

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Can pleurisy (already dx) cause pain assoc with eating? Pain worse after food. Not so bad if eat very small amts. Nausea also bad. Little appetite.

Not really: Lleurisy causes pain on deep breathing in the chest, and not related to food, it may be esophageal reflux and try acid suppression therapy with ranitidine or omeprazole, if does not help see your doctor. ...Read more

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Shortly after eating I have some urgency with my bowels and it is always loose it has been like this on and of for years but as I get older gets worse?

Shortly after eating I have some urgency with my bowels and it is always loose it has been like this on and of for years but as I get older gets worse?

Gastrocolic reflex: Basically the nerves in your gut are sending a signal from the stomach to the colon to make room for incoming food. This can become more accentuated with time. It may also be more pronounced in people that have had a cholecystectomy. ...Read more

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diagnosis diverticulitis 3wks ago. Took all meds. No pain 4 past 3 days, now pain again. After eating worse. Normal?

diagnosis diverticulitis 3wks ago. Took all meds. No pain 4 past 3 days, now pain again. After eating worse. Normal?

See MD: If you are having a recurrence of the same pain it could be you didn't respond appropriately to conservative antibiotic therapy, or that you have developed an abscess. You should be reevaluated by your surgeon ...Read more

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What can I do if my blood sugar is 160 an hour after eating sweet stuff. Was worse before. Why?

What can I do if my blood sugar is 160 an hour after eating sweet stuff. Was worse before. Why?

Because: You're overweight and have Insulin resistance or prediabetes, or maybe even full diabetes. You probably have a positive family history for obese relatives with diabetes. Your body is trying to tell you what you've done for the past 38 years isn't working. Eat less, exercise, lose weight and see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a pain under my left ribs that usually hurts worse after eating. You can see the rib bulging out. What could it be?

I have a pain under my left ribs that usually hurts worse after eating. You can see the rib bulging out. What could it be?

Gastritis: The pain you are experiencing after eating could be gastritis which typically increases after ingesting food. The pain can be diffuse or localized to the lower left side of the rib cage. ...Read more

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Been having pain in mid/upper left rib cage for a few months. Comes/goes, sometimes worse after eating. Sensitive if I press the area or stretch?

Been having pain in mid/upper left rib cage for a few months. Comes/goes, sometimes worse after eating. Sensitive if I press the area or stretch?

More info: Left upper quadrant pain can be from a number of things. Gastritis? ulcers? pancreatitis? gallbladder? Etc. Have you had any imaging done? Might be a good idea to get and Ultrasound of your gallbladder and keep a detailed history of what causes your pain to occur. Other possibilities include muscle strain, bone or cartilage inflammation. Even your heart. Best to get into see your MD ...Read more

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Have had all tests...Tried all new diets. Starving after eating full meal. If I don't eat it hurts. If I do eat it hurts worse. Help appreciated.

Have had all tests...Tried all new diets. Starving after eating full meal. If I don't eat it hurts. If I do eat it hurts worse. Help appreciated.

All tests?: Does this mean you have seen a GI specialist and they have evaluated you completely? If so I would suggest they have given you a diagnosis and a plan for how to manage your symptoms. Can you obtain a second opinion, get referred to a major medical center or discuss with an alternative provider for less traditional therapy? ...Read more

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My husband has upper adominal pain after eating sharp pains if he walks around gets worse if he sits down goes away in few minutes getting worried?

Send to Dr.: Take your husband to the dr. As it appears he may have an ulcer or gall stones or several other possible conditions that may require treatment before it gets too serious. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have same symptoms.6-7 times a day and necessarily after eating. Worse on the holidays when I relax. I met doc and got endoscopy done but of no avail.?

I have same symptoms.6-7 times a day and necessarily after eating. Worse on the holidays when I relax. I met doc and got endoscopy done but of no avail.?

2nd opinion: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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31 year old male pain in right side worse when sitting and after eating?

Gallbladder or. ..?: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. An exam is appropriate. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause tinnitus? I've been coping with bad anxiety and have always had some faint ringing. Did it make it worse? Or could it be serious?

Can anxiety cause tinnitus? I've been coping with bad anxiety and have always had some faint ringing. Did it make it worse? Or could it be serious?

Tinnitus is not: Caused by anxiety but anxiety can make it more pronounced. Please see you doc to rule out possibilities other than tinnitus. Keep working w/your behavior therapist and ask him/her about learning stress management strategies. The very best to you. ...Read more

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I have ecema and sorais but constantly feel like there's bugs crawling all over my body but worse on scalp I also have tinnitus which does not help pl?

I have ecema and sorais but constantly feel like there's bugs crawling all over my body but worse on scalp I also have tinnitus which does not help pl?

Rare: It is extremely rare if not impossible to have both eczema and psoriasis together since they are mediated by nearly totally opposite immune mechanisms. In eczema itchy predominates and dry skin is universal. Try moisturizer immediately after bathing to see if it helps. If still having problem, get a second opinion from a dermatologist re. Your condition. Tinnitus is anothe issue. ...Read more

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Can a ventral hernia feel worse after eating?

Can a ventral hernia feel worse after eating?

Yes: Yes. A large meal can increase abdominal pressure causing increased hernia prolapse and increased discomfort. ...Read more

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Constant sour taste in mouth- worse after eating. Cause?

Constant sour taste in mouth- worse after eating. Cause?

Reflux: Sounds like gastroesophageal reflux: see your gastroenterologist for endoscopy.! try antacids. H2blockers eyc ...Read more

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Generalized weak feeling accompanied by trembling, can be a couple hours after eating or fasting. Exercise makes it worse.

Generalized weak feeling accompanied by trembling, can be a couple hours after eating or fasting. Exercise makes it worse.

Sounds like...: ...Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). You should be seen to make the diagnosis. Something you can try is eating small meals more often low in sugar and carbohydrates. Also trying to eat something healthy every 2 hours. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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. horrible pain in ribs on right side. Have to stretch out to ellieviate it some. Constant coughing worse lying down/after eating. Winded?

. horrible pain in ribs on right side. Have to stretch out to ellieviate it some. Constant coughing worse lying down/after eating. Winded?

Constant cough!: If you have been coughing constantly and have rib pain (whcih may be due to the coughing) and it has not improved in a few days as normal colds do, you need to get checked to find out what is wrong. See your doc soon. If pain worsens and hurts even if not coughing or with deep breaths, you have fever, or trouble breathing, leg swelling, etc., , go to ER. ...Read more

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I have CHF and sometimes my breathing is good and some days not so good. Alot of times it is worse after eating. Is there a connection with this?

I have CHF and sometimes my breathing is good and some days not so good. Alot of times it is worse after eating. Is there a connection with this?

May be: CHF is aggravated by fluid retention from salty substances. Also after meals the heart works harder during the digestive process and you must avoid exertion or lying too flat until digestion is completed an hour or two after the meal. If significant weight is gained, it may be necessary to take extra diuretics in order to ward off chf symptoms. Your physician is best qualified to advise you. ...Read more

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Upper right side abd pain worse after eating. Lost ten pounds in two weeks. Had normal ultrasound. History of malignant pnets. What should I do now?

Upper right side abd pain worse after eating. Lost ten pounds in two weeks. Had normal ultrasound. History of malignant pnets. What should I do now?

See your doctor: You could have gallbladder disease in spite of a normal ultrasound. If that is what is going on, it will get worse over time and won't get better until you get your gallbladder out. Your doctor can get started with the workup for that. ...Read more

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Pain in tummy worse after eating had for 6 weeks losing weight?

Time to see a doctor: Evaluating this requires an exam and probably some tests. It sounds like it is not going away by itself. Find out what it may be and start treatment. Don't let things get worse or lead to secondary problems. Best wishes for getting back to health. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Ringing In Ears (Definition)

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