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Pain under right ribs /shoulder x 6 months, pain increases with food esp fat, 3 ultrasounds neg for gall bladder, no ulcers, blood normal, thoughts?
Loose stool for over 6 months.No blood.3 part stool test came back normal. Thyroid and ulcer blood test negative. Have stress and poor diet. No known allergies. Please help?
Diet, probiotics: If there is no blood, no severe pain or severe watery diarrhea, medical tests have been normal, and you have stress & poor diet, you can try taking a probiotic (capsule supplement of normal health gut bacteria "acidophilus" and others) twice a day, eat a bland diet, avoid alcohol, caffeine and tobacco, and work on reducing stress. Dr victor sierpina's "healthy gut workbook" is a great resource too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should I do for painful recurrent aphthous ulcers? Any blood tests or other tests to see what is going on?
Find cause: Some folks "simply get" these. However, if there's several at once, it can warn of a low level of good neutrophil white cells. Other entities to rule in or out based on your history are behcet's, lupus, and crohn's. A variety of remedies, from changing your toothpaste to dissolving a cortisol tablet on the lesion, are all worth trying. The best pain relief is still viscous lidocaine. Good luck. ...Read more
Ulcers in bladders: Ulcers can happen anywhere- including your bladder. If you have bleeding ulcers in the bladder-yes- you can have blood in urine. But, if you mean bleeding ulcers in the stomach- the answer is no. Normally, there is no connection between stomach and urinary tract. Blood in the urine can be caused by different things like infection, stone, trauma, infestation, malignancy etc. Go to see md ...Read more
Refractory ulcer, passing blood and mucous two times with no stool, now not able to go to bathroom with 2 days taken laxatives?
Had stomach bloat doc put me on Zantac (ranitidine) for ulcer did blood test to see if I had h.pylori that came back clear what is the next course of treatment?
Leave it alone: If possible, let it heal naturally.Get a more detailed answer ›