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I have had strong headaches, slight sharp pain in my abdomen area that comes and goes, upset stomach, and diarrhea. What could this be?

I have had strong headaches, slight sharp pain in my abdomen area that comes and goes, upset stomach, and diarrhea. What could this be?

Related or not?: There are lots of possibilities here, all of which can be addressed by a physical exam and appropriate testing. Migraines for example can affect both head and gut ("intestinal migraine"). Please however don't contribute to your stomach upset by taking excessive nsaid's aimed at alleviating head ache. Get checked to rule out more esoteric pathology. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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I had threadworms 2 months ago.. today ive had an upset stomach and loose stools.. found several dead worms. Are these old ones or am I reinfected?

I had threadworms 2 months ago.. today ive had an upset stomach and loose stools.. found several dead worms. Are these old ones or am I reinfected?

Threadworms : You probably need another round of treatment, common, check this link for more information , good luck http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Threadworms/Pages/Treatment.aspx ...Read more

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Having to poop after meals and upset stomach. Lots of loose stools plus loss of appetite. Could it be stress? I have been under a lot of stress lately

Having to poop after meals and upset stomach. Lots of loose stools plus loss of appetite. Could it be stress? I have been under a lot of stress lately

GI disturbance: There are numerous possibilities here and an evaluation would have to be rather extensive. See a gastroenterologist if necessary. Yes, "stress" may create physical manifestations with the GI tract as a target (called somatization), but before making that assumption you should be sure it is nothing more serious. You might try eating unpasteurized yogurt 2 or 3 times a day. Sometimes helps. Best. ...Read more

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My IBS? Small stomach discomfort and soft loose stools, NOT diarreah no blood, burns a little like diarreah would is it my ibs

My IBS? Small stomach discomfort and soft loose stools, NOT diarreah no blood, burns a little like diarreah would is it my ibs

"IB Syndrome": Rapid movement of food through the digestive system can burn when expelled. This can be caused by many things, IBS at the age of 16 can be labeled as such, but ay be sue to intolerance to lactose (milk and milk products) , or be a result of mild intestinal virus. See your healthcare provider for testing if this continues. These symptoms can be caused by endometriosis just prior to your periods: ...Read more

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This is third night I've developed a headache, then stomach cramps that lead to loose stools. I feel fine til evening. A 'bug' should last all day so?

This is third night I've developed a headache, then stomach cramps that lead to loose stools. I feel fine til evening. A 'bug' should last all day so?

Yes but????: This is only happening in the evenings. Are you at work during the day? Could something in your environment be causing this? Is it something you are consuming in the afternoon or evening hours? Any change in your medication? These are all things to look into and if symptoms persist,you definitely need to see a doctor for evaluation ...Read more

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I have a headache, loose stools, loss of appetite and stomach ache.

I have a headache, loose stools, loss of appetite and stomach ache.

Dehydration/Flu: Please go to your doc. You may have the flu and if you keep loosing fluid you can get dehydrated. There may be an easy fix so please follow up. ...Read more

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Upper left stomach and rib pain.Loose stools.Burping.Wind.Headaches.Slight food reflux for 2wks.Weight fine.Appetite fine.Could it be stomach cancer?

Upper left stomach and rib pain.Loose stools.Burping.Wind.Headaches.Slight food reflux for 2wks.Weight fine.Appetite fine.Could it be stomach cancer?

Lots of poss answers: The possibility of cancer exists, but, so does a mild infection. My main suggestion-based on the 2 week history alone- is to see a doc to get an appropriate exam and work up. No one will be able to answer your question beyond this without the added information. ...Read more

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Yesterday I had the stomach flu with loose stools and vomiting, no fever ! today I have a sore neck and headache , is this normal ? What should I do?

Yesterday I had the stomach flu with loose stools and vomiting, no fever ! today I have a sore neck and headache , is this normal ? What should I do?

Likely a virus: Hello. It's likely that you have a virus, but you shuold follow-up with your primary doctor if your symptoms do not remit over the next 24 hours. ...Read more

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Got a headache, feeling sick all the time, upset stomach. Just withdrawn from Tapentadol. Does this sound like withdrawal symptoms ?

Got a headache, feeling sick all the time, upset stomach. Just withdrawn from Tapentadol. Does this sound like withdrawal symptoms ?

Possibly: Really depends on the dose and how long you were on the drug. During studies less than 5% of the participants had ANY withdrawal signs on stopping from 300 mg daily. Your symptoms are non specific enough to have other causes. Get rest, drink lots of water, eat healthy, become active, and if you can take 2 aspirin (seriously) and you should do fine. ...Read more

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Can you have a fever with a migraine? Or - can gastroenteritis cause migraine like headaches? Have migraine symptoms, upset stomach, and fever.

Can you have a fever with a migraine? Or - can gastroenteritis cause migraine like headaches? Have migraine symptoms, upset stomach, and fever.

Of course: It's probably not connected to the migraine directly but other illnesses don't have a rule about leaving you alone when you have migraine. You can have them both. See you Dr for an exam - it may provide relief. ...Read more

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Fever of 101.X, headaches, coughing, shortness of breath, dizziness, sore throat, upset stomach but no vomiting and very tired. Symptoms for 15 days.

Fever of 101.X, headaches, coughing, shortness of breath, dizziness, sore throat, upset stomach but no vomiting and very tired. Symptoms for 15 days.

Shortness of breath?: You've been sick with whatever this is for over 2 weeks now, and are still febrile plus are feeling short of breath. Please go to an urgent care center since it's now friday evening, unless your own physician can see you himself/herself. Be well. ...Read more

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I've had loose stools for 4 days straight no vomiting but also had stomach cramps back an head aches?

I've had loose stools for 4 days straight no vomiting but also had stomach cramps back an head aches?

Here are some...: Your grouped symptoms suggested you may get viral gastrointestinal infection or foods indigestion. For 4-day straight loose, especially with poor appetite (if any), you pay attention to possible dehydration. So, seek timely evaluation, treatment, counseling, & watching... How to sort all these related things out correctly has not to be that hard by working together with the doctor. Best wishes... ...Read more

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On and off bad to severe stomach and high abdomen pain with head aches, fatigue, joint ache, muscle weakness, loose stools. Had it for 2 wks. Any idea?

On and off bad to severe stomach and high abdomen pain with head aches, fatigue, joint ache, muscle weakness, loose stools. Had it for 2 wks. Any idea?

Viral illness?: The best thing would be for you to be seen and examined and tested by a general practitioner, and uk has many, in an excellent health care system. This requires more than guessing over the internet. Please go and be professionally assessed and hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Upset stomach, dark stringy stool, lower abdomen feels like it needs to expand more than it can, head ache, trouble concentrating. All these symptoms just started within the past 7 hours.

Upset stomach, dark stringy stool, lower abdomen feels like it needs to expand more than it can, head ache, trouble concentrating. All these symptoms just started within the past 7 hours.

Early virus: The commonest cause of this group of symptoms would be a viral gastrointestinal infection which usually runs its course in several days with the only treatment being rest, adequate liquid intake, light,bland diet and Tylenol (acetaminophen). If symptoms worsen instead of showing gradual improvement, see your physician. ...Read more

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Starting friday evening, i've been feeling nauseous with an upset stomach and headache. I've tried eating/drinking fluids but nothing has helped.

Viral illness: It sounds like youre incubating a viral illness or the flu. Try a bland diet, nothing greasy or fried. No milk or juice. Drink non sugared fluids so you dont dehydrate. ...Read more

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I'm having an upset stomach and a bad headache what's the cause of this?

I'm having an upset stomach and a bad headache what's the cause of this?

Many possibilities : there are a variety of causes we need to consider. These include a viral illness, a bacterial illness, a toxin or other. This is something to discuss with your physician check and see if you have a fever, and see what other symptoms you may have to help clue us. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more