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What Is Intermittent Diarrhoea
Diarrhea: Diarrhea comes from the Greek root words "dia" which means "through" and "rrhea" which means "flow". So diarrhea is something that "flows through" you. Doctors generally agree that 3 loose bowl movements in 24 hrs counts as "diarrhea" although some experts like to debate about that. (We call that arguing VERBAL diarrhea)! ...Read more
Cirrhosis: Stomach pain in cirrhotic patients can be secondary to ascites( fluid in abdomen) or portal gastropathy( increase vascular congestion from liver pressure) or liver tumor that can develop in setting of cirrhosis. Sonogram is recommended every 6 months to exclude tumor. Sono can also exclude ascites. When one has abdominsl pain with ascites infection need to be ruled out. Can be accomplished by tap. ...Read more
Depends: Constant diarrhea means different things to different people. Pudding-constancy stools 2-3 times a day can be normal. Watery stools multiple times per day is not. The treatment depends on the cause (infection, crohn's, ulcerative colitis, celiac, etc.). See a doctor to sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Epigastric Distsress: Epigastrium is the middle part of the abdomen between the rib cages. The upper adomen. Usually translates pain from the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas or colon or even gallbladder. Is very common to have discomfort there with gastroesophageal reflux, with gastritis or ulcers, or pancreatitis. Associated symptoms could be nausea and vomiting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irritable Bowel Syn.: Many things can cause uncontrollable diarrhea. A common cause is ibs. Ibs causes dysfunctional GI problems, ex diarrhea, constipation or both. Cause is unknown but may be stress, certain foods, etc. But there is nothing visibly wrong with your GI tract, so colonoscopy is clear. Another cause could be celiacs --gluten allergy that affects the small intestine, (not seen on a colonoscopy) or infecti. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing vomiting abdominal pains burping fever , constant urination and cough what is the condition?
Constant, severe: It usually is a constant, severe pain in the upper mid-abdomen, called the epigastric area. Sometimes it bores straight through to the back. It is usually caused by gallstones or a long history of alcohol use, but there are other causes as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: Check for fever. How long going on? Are pains just before diarrhea or all the time. Is your belly sore to push on it or pain with moving around, jumping? If going on only a few hours than could be virus or food poisoning. But if going on days or intermittently, then you need a doctor. ...Read more
Let me help you: Stool comes in a range of colors. All shades of brown and even green are considered normal. Only rarely does stool color indicate a potentially serious intestinal condition. A lack of bile in stool. This may indicate a bile duct obstruction. Certain medications, such as large doses of (kaopectate, pepto-bismol) and other anti-diarrheal drugs. ...Read more
See a GI Dr: It may be related to what you ate for lunch or may be related to gallbladder (gb) disease as well. If you have not had an upper endoscopy, that may be needed to evaluate for gastritis, gastro esophageal reflux disorder (gerd) or ulcers. Avoiding spicy foods in your diet and not laying flat for several hours after eating may help. Test to check for h. Pylori may be helpful or ultrasound of gb. ...Read more
Have it looked at.: It sounds like you have a lot going on. Have it looked at by your doctor and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Near constant: Intractable means non-stop or not responding to medication. Usually when people vomit it is because the stomach wants to get rid of what ever is inside at the moment. Usually then when it is empty the vomiting stops. Sometimes because of severe illness, pregnancy or psychological problems, people can stop vomiting even when their stomach is empty. This usually requires a trip to the doctor. ...Read more
Leg pain: It is leg pain that occurs with walking, and relieved by rest. It is intermittent in that rest alleviates the discomfort. If is due to poor circulation to the leg muscles. This distinguishes intermittent claudication from neurogenic claudication (from narrowing around the nerves in the low back, that is stenosis). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello i've been having a reoccurring problem not sure what is causing it, involving sulfur burps, diarrhea, bloating, and nausea, what could this be?
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