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Dr. David Cohen
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Stomach Flu (Definition)

Viral gastroenteritis is a viral infection of the GI tract. It can be picked up from contact with surfaces and foods that are carrying the virus. Symptoms include upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. Sometimes ...Read more


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Blood test result was fine. Stool test is fine no blood no parasite. Why am I still losing weight? 18 years old. Can this be cancer?

Blood test result was fine. Stool test is fine no blood no parasite. Why am I still losing weight? 18 years old. Can this be cancer?

Not likely: If you are loosing weight , we need to know your diet , activity etc. Do you have any fever , joint pain or swelling etc. Also need to know how much wt have you lost in what period of time , what are your symptoms? You definitely need to be evaluated thoroughly by your physician. ...Read more

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Get indigestion acid vapour in neck when lying in bed PPI and Antacid dont work.1 specimen stool test trivial Trace blood in result Dr said its Normal?

Get indigestion acid vapour
in neck when lying in bed PPI and Antacid dont work.1 specimen stool test trivial
Trace blood in result Dr said its Normal?

True: Particularly depending on the method of testing stool for blood, it can be normal to have a sma.ll positive. However, it is tested for a reason and should not be ignored. Indigestion that does not improve with medicine needs to be evaluated with endoscopy to look for inflammation or lesions. Be sure to avoid nsaids and talk to your doctor also about ruling out H. pylori infection. ...Read more

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1 Morning stool test done.2-3 pus cells.SGOT 62,No blood.Blood test-mild eosinophilia.I have lipomas in my body.sonography normal.Colon cancer,lipoma?

1 Morning stool test done.2-3 pus cells.SGOT 62,No blood.Blood test-mild eosinophilia.I have lipomas in my body.sonography normal.Colon cancer,lipoma?

Sketchy information: Not a picture if colon cancer, also not the age, you need a Gastroenterologist to evaluate your condition better and do more comprehensive liver enzymes workup, goodluck ...Read more

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How serious is microscopic blood in the stool? I can't see it but stool test (FIT) says it's there.

How serious is microscopic blood in the stool? I can't see it but stool test (FIT) says it's there.

U r young.: Things like anal fissure, hemorrhoids can cause positive blood in stool. How long do u have this problem. Also there are certain food substances we take can falsely give positive results for blood. You are very young .Do you have any intestinal symptoms like constiption,diarrhea, pain abdomen, lot of gas production ,poor appetite, lump in the bd.Then the blood in the stool needs to be looked into. ...Read more

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Will mucus in stool cause a false positive for blood in a FOBT stool test?

Will mucus in stool cause a false positive for blood in a FOBT stool test?

No: But depending on the test method there are other causes of false positive. Did you do a guiac test of FIT test. FIT test has fewer false positives, but it only detects colonic bleeds. ...Read more

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What tests are done to check for celiac? Stool test. Blood test? Specific test?

What tests are done to check for celiac? Stool test. Blood test? Specific test?

Several available: You can go through a two stage screening process.Celiac disease is an exaggerated form of gluten intolerance and may be suspected based on blood tests: elevated ttg-iga, if IgA deficient - ttg-igg.If the blood tests are suggestive an intestinal biopsy to study the cell changes is confirmatory. ...Read more

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I had h pylori about 5 years ago. I was feeling sick again and my blood antibody tested positive but my stool test was negative. Do I have it?

I had h pylori about 5 years ago. I was feeling sick again and my blood antibody tested positive but my stool test was negative. Do I have it?

No: The blood test can be positive for years and can be affected by a number of meds. The stool test is much more accurate and less affected by medications. If the stool test was negative then you likely don't have the infection. ...Read more

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3 months ago I had Nausea for 2 weeks. No diahrea or fever. Blood/stool test negative for everything. Now I have only nausea again. What could be?

3 months ago I had Nausea for 2 weeks. No diahrea or fever. Blood/stool test negative for everything. Now I have only nausea again. What could be?

Nausea: This can result from central nervous system issues, problems in the semicircular canals, GI issues, pregnancy and a wide variety of other issues. If this continues, seeing a good diagnostician (Family practitioner or general internist) might be a way to start to evaluate this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had bright red blood on toliet paper, couldn't see blood in stool. Had a negative stool test a few months ago for another reason. What could it be?

Had bright red blood on toliet paper, couldn't see blood in stool. Had a negative stool test a few months ago for another reason. What could it be?

Blood on toilet pape: This most likely is from an anal fissure or hemorrhoids but there are many things, some very serious, that can cause blood in the stool. Often there can be blood in the stool that isn't visible. You should see your physician to get this evaluated. ...Read more

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I know for sure I have fat in my stool from multiple stool test...also blood test...and parasites are VERY common in the US (references from CDC, MAYO?

I know for sure I have fat in my stool from multiple stool test...also blood test...and parasites are VERY common in the US (references from CDC, MAYO?

Unclear question: There is fat in stools of all people. Blood in stool is abnormal and needs to be investigated. Parasites are not common in the USA, as compared to that prevalent in poor tropical countries. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Gastroenteritis (Definition)

A condition in which a person has vomiting and diarrhea due to an infection with "stomach flu" viruses. It is contagious, and usually resolves without treatment except for over-the-counter Pedialyte or other ...Read more


Dr. Angelica Balingit
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Blood Cells (Definition)

Blood cells are individual cells that are carried by blood to various organs. White blood cells fight infection. Red ...Read more