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Upper Gi Pain
What should I do if I'm experience severe upper GI pain, also in my back? I am 4 weeks post partum.
On 5th of 10 days of paromomycin for invasive amebiasis, and i'm having moderate upper GI pain(middle below my breasts) should I be worried? It hurts!
Paromomycin: This antibiotic is poorly absorbed from the GI tract and 100% is recoverable in stool. It is only meant to treat intestinal amoebiasis and if you have extra-intestinal disease you need very different therapy. You should not only be worried, but go immediately to a doctor (infectious diseases expert would be good) who understands this disease and get evaluated and treated appropriately. Go now. ...Read more
Chest pain: You need to see a doc to determine a diagnosis. There are multiple possibilities. ...Read more
Lower stomach upper GI (low level pain) continuous for 4 days stomach slightly distended, tender to the touch
Abdominal : Abdominal pain can be indicitave of something very serious. Based on the limited amount of information given and just by the fact that you stated that your abdomen is tender to the touch definitely means you need a medical evaluation. You could be dealing with appendicitis, intestinal infection, urine infection etc. Please see a medical professional right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had Upper GI , ultra sound, pain upper left side. Lots of indigestion, clearing throat and cough. Doctor found Hitnal hernia and maybe a nerve ?
Hiatal hernia: Sx u are describing sound like hiatal hernia wth reflux.This is when portion of stomach pooches thru the hole in diaphragm where your esophagus would normally be. When this happens food and stomach acid can wash up the esophagus and go into the lungs, esp when lying down. This causes coughing, choking and of course indigestion. Best to eat small meals and not to eat late at nite,ask MDfor antacid. ...Read more
28 yr old f. Had upper GI scope yesterday. Having pain when swallowing, chest pain(5), etc. Is it OK to wait til Monday and take tylenol for now?
Upper mid abdominal pain without any pattern. Occurs any time of day and after meals. BW, upper GI series negative. Symp: Pain, nausea, burping. ?
Good news so far but: ...There are no perfect tests &few perfect doctors. Most practitioners want you to candidly share your concerns so as to best direct you appropriately. If for any reason you/he didn't hit it off ideally with the first GI doctor, or you want confirmation of doctor's opinion or a fresh look, please check with another GI specialist. Don't give up, particularly if you have ongoing distress. ...Read more
My cbd is enlarged at 12mm with distal occlusion,bile is leaking into my stomach, vomiting bile,extreme abdo and back pain ( burning) pain,upper gi bleed,no appetite and a 4stone weight loss .my doctors are struggling with a diagnosis and i feel like i am
Occluded bile duct.: There are multiple potential reasons for distal bile duct occlusion. The key is to figure out what tests are likely to give the answer. Endoscopy, ERCP, CT scan, and MRCP are all likely tests that you may undergo. If your bile duct is completely occluded, this is an emergency. You should speak with your doctors as to their next step. Good luck. ...Read more
Yellow stool stomach cramps and gas pain upper GI scope done I have ulcers and gastritis. No fever no nausea always hungry take protonix and carafate?
GI care: It seams that you are being evaluated for these conditions. How long on Protonix 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
Internal Med : The field of silent diseases. Yes you certainly can have GI bleeding anywhere in the GI tract without pain. ...Read more
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