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For months and months now I've had nausea after eating, heartburn, indigestion, fatigue, diarrhoea, headaches and absent periods. What could be wrong?

For months and months now I've had nausea after eating, heartburn, indigestion, fatigue, diarrhoea, headaches and absent periods. What could be wrong?

Fatigue: I would get your thyroid checked as this could be something associated with all the symptoms. Pregnancy can be stressful and it can bring a thyroid problem on. You may have dysbiosis. That is a primary digestive problem. Have you tried a trial of probiotics ...Read more

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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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For a year Ive had nausea after eating, diarrhoea, heartburn, indigestion, headaches, absent periods and fatigue. Not pregnant. Dr prescribed domperidone but said nothing. Had ovary scan and mild PCOS?

For a year Ive had nausea after eating, diarrhoea, heartburn, indigestion, headaches, absent periods and fatigue. Not pregnant. Dr prescribed domperidone but said nothing. Had ovary scan and mild PCOS?

Probably not related: Domperidone blocks dopamine. it can be used to treat nausea and vomiting, to increase transit of food through the stomach, and to increase lactation. Your symptoms may be due to 2 separate issues. If you have already been tried on medicines for acid and not seen improvement you should see a GI doctor. PCOS can cause irregular periods,acne,increased hair (hirutism) due to hormone imbalance. ...Read more

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Can umbilical hernia cause nausea, fatigue, loss of appetite, weightloss, strained bowel movemnt(even with loose stools)? Surgeon app. End of month.

Can umbilical hernia cause nausea, fatigue, loss of appetite, weightloss, strained bowel movemnt(even with loose stools)? Surgeon app. End of month.

Probably not all: Probably not all of those symptoms are related to an umbilical hernia. Most umbilical hernias are small and do not cause that much discomfort, naseua, fatigue, weight loss, etc. If it is really large, it can start having some of those symptoms. But in general, i doubt the unbilical hernia is causing all those symptoms. Good luck at the appt. ...Read more

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I've been getting frequent heartburn symptoms added with fatigue and loss of appetite, in addition to loose stools for the past 5 days, any ideas? thx

I've been getting frequent heartburn symptoms added with fatigue and loss of appetite, in addition to loose stools for the past 5 days, any ideas? thx

Heartburn: The combination of heartburn and loose stools may be due to gastroenteritis which could be viral. Black stools would suggest bleeding from the stomach lining and could explain fatigue. Follow a bland light diet,avoid alcohol,caffeine and nicotine. Prilosec relieves heartburn and kaopectate (kaolin and pectin) reduces diarrhea.See your physician if symptoms don't improve. ...Read more

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3 weeks of reduced loose stools. Slight r abdo twinge. Bloods+ stools + abdo U/S ok just cysts. Nausea + fatigue improved. Advice? Very anxious ....

3 weeks of reduced loose stools. Slight r abdo twinge. Bloods+ stools + abdo U/S ok just cysts. Nausea + fatigue improved. Advice? Very anxious ....

Reduced loose stool: Mebendazole can cause abdominal symptoms. Also consider inflammatory disease-, colitis from Crohns/ulcerative colitis, ileitis or infectious( camphylobacter),rarely missed appy. Consider probioitcs,, stool culture ,abdominal CT . Did the U/S look at the ovaries? if not, would if all else negative. Please follow up with doctor or gastroenterologist ,may wish to do colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder cause pain under r breast nausea, heartburn, burping, extreme fatigue, lethergy?

Can gallbladder cause pain under r breast nausea, heartburn, burping, extreme fatigue, lethergy?

YES: Pease get checked:for gallbladder disease. A famous surgeon mentioned 7 "fs": fair, fat, female, forty, fertile, flabby and flatulant ( gassy)- you don't need all symtoms but an ultrasound will get you the answer. ...Read more

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What could cause chronic indigestion, upper left back pain, chronic fatigue, nausea, stabbing headaches?

What could cause chronic indigestion, upper left back pain, chronic fatigue, nausea, stabbing headaches?

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. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more