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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 you're 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 don't 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

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What would cause horrible headaches, upset stomach and heat flashes?

Pain and flashes: The combination of abdominal pain, headaches and hot flashes usually suggests serious causes like, carcinoid syndrome, pheochromocytoma and other neuroendocrine tumors.
There is possibility of more simpler causes like migraine and alcohol and drugs withdrawal etc.
This symptom combination must be evaluated by your physician on a urgent basis. ...Read more

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Headache, feeling cold, upset stomach?

Viral illness: Give this time. Treat symptoms and rest and stay hydrated. If you get a high fever, stiff neck, sensitive to light, confused, see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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For what reason does my upset stomach cause headaches?

For what reason does my upset stomach cause headaches?

No one really knows: Any ailment, pain. Discomfort can alter your
well-being, therefore may cause headache. ...Read more

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I have had a headache for 3 days accompanied by an upset stomach and dehydration what should I do or eat that won't immediately come out the wrong sid?

I have had a headache for 3 days accompanied by an upset stomach and dehydration what should I do or eat that won't immediately come out the wrong sid?

Migraine: Migraines and other severe headache types can often present with nausea and vomiting. If you haven't seen a doc for these you definitely should. You may need some anti-nausea medicine or even IV fluids in severe cases. You need to confirm what type of headache this is so that it can be treated appropriately. This may include imaging (ct scan or mri) to rule-out more serious types of headaches. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing upset stomach and pain after eating. Also a associated headache?

I have been experiencing upset stomach and pain after eating. Also a associated headache?

Could be an ulcer: Stomach pain caused by eating could be from a stomach ulcer. The food moving in the stomach plus the increased stomach acid can cause pain. See you doctor asap for treatment. ...Read more

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A co workers daughter had a light rash a day ago, now she has a headache, upset stomach, and rash is still there. What could this be?

A co workers daughter had a light rash a day ago, now she has a headache, upset stomach, and rash is still there. What could this be?

Viral exanthem: The most likely cause is a cold or flu virus. If she recently started a new medication it could be that as well. If the symptoms get worse she should see her doctor, but otherwise she should do what you do for any cold or flu - rest in bed, drink plenty of liquids, take tylenol (acetaminophen) as needed, etc. ...Read more

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Cold and nauseated yesterday headache and 99.0 temp today this is usually accompanied by upset stomach and cramps next few days recurring once monthly?

Cold and nauseated yesterday headache and 99.0 temp today this is usually accompanied by upset stomach and cramps next few days recurring once monthly?

Need to be checked: The list of possibilities here is very large from very mild to more concerning possibilities. But the bottom line here is that you to get this checked out with a good thorough evaluation. Ideally, during one of these episodes ...Read more

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Headache, upset stomach, and dizzy? Stress or anxiety?

Could be: Either one, depending on how you handle stress and anxiety. You don't give much information here. ...Read more

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I am having pain in my lower right and left side of my back, I get headaches and upset stomach. What could this be?

Things to consider..: Could be one of many things. It could be a virus that you might be battling, could be a urinary or pelvic infection, and if you are sexually active you need to consider pregnancy, especially if you are late for your period. If a virus it should get better in a few days with rest and plenty of fluids. If not make sure you get evaluated for a final diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am having pains in my lower right and left side of my back, I got headaches from it. .. upset stomach... what could it be? Answer me asap

I am having pains in my lower right and left side of my back, I got headaches from it. .. upset stomach... what could it be? Answer me asap

Tension headache: The symptoms you're experiencing are consistent with tension/stress-induced cephalgia (benign headache). In addition, your qualifier to "answer asap" is also consistent with a Type A personality, and someone who's in significant discomfort. While your physician may prescribe pain medication, it is reasonable to incorporate behavior modification, caffeine restriction, exercise & sleep hygiene. ...Read more

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Why am I having headaches chills upset stomach confusion after I ride my horse? I was told it was fine to ride its been 1 yr

Why am I having headaches chills upset stomach confusion after I ride my horse? I was told it was fine to ride its been 1 yr

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I occasionally have an upset stomach, tiredness and headaches due to 40mg of celexa (citalopram) I'm on every day?

Is it possible that I occasionally have an upset stomach, tiredness and headaches due to 40mg of celexa (citalopram) I'm on every day?

Yes: Particularly early in treatment, headaches, some nausea or upset stomach can be caused by an ssri like celexa, (citalopram) as well as some mild sedation. This ought to resolve itself over a few days to a couple of weeks, but if it doesn't you should discuss with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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What can I expect during the first week on Zoloft (sertraline) 25 mg? Do side effects like upset stomach headaches start right away? Worried

What can I expect during the first week on Zoloft (sertraline) 25 mg? Do side effects like upset stomach headaches start right away? Worried

Zoloft (sertraline): You may not notice anything at all in the first week, . Side effects like upset stomach are common, but not everyone experiences them. In preclinical studies, 25% of zoloft (sertraline) users had nausea compared to 10% of those on placebo. With headache, 25% of zoloft (sertraline) users had this compared with 23% on placebo. So, the majority of people tolerate zoloft (sertraline) well -- & it needs 6-8 weeks to see positive effect. ...Read more

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Hi I have a slight headache an upset stomach needing to go toilet more than usual and my throats feels tight it isn't visibly swollen but feels it?

Hi I have a slight headache an upset stomach needing to go toilet more than usual and my throats feels tight it isn't visibly swollen but feels it?

Virus: These symptoms are usually caused by a viral intestinal infection which runs its course in several days without specific treatment except rest, good liquid intake, avoidance of harsh roughage, spicey and greasy foods, taking Tylenol for aches and kaopectate or imodium as needed for diarrhea relief. Flat ginger ale relieves nausea ...Read more

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Upset stomach. Almost everything I eat goes through quickly. Slight headache. Been about 4 days. No fever. See a Dr., or just let it run its course?

Upset stomach. Almost everything I eat goes through quickly. Slight headache. Been about 4 days. No fever. See a Dr., or just let it run its course?

Conservative: If you can easily make an appointment, it is always a good idea to see a doctor. However, if that is not possible then you might consider trying ginger products and replenishing your electrolytes. see a doctor if you are in unbearable pain, can't drink water, have continuous diarrhea, or have a fever. Usually GI bugs will pass. ...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