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What are these symptoms of orange yellow diarrhea, pain in the middle abdomen ?

I am a male, age 24, 200 pounds and 5 9 . I have had Orange-Yellow diarrhea for the past 4 months. I have been to doctors that had thought it to be things such as Ulcers, Gastritis , and I.B.S, but none of the medications prescribed had ever solved any symptoms. The symptoms, other than yellow-orange diarrhea, are as follows: Most pain is in the middle abdomen and mid-back, usually on the right side but can be on the left as well. The pain can also be found frequently on the side abdomen on both sides. Less frequently the pain can be in the upper and lower abdomen. The pain can be sharp and needle-like as well as more dull. Time-wise, the pain can last from a couple minutes, half hour, to an hour. Doctors have seemed to play guessing games while I spend money on medication that doesn t help so I appreciate any help and advice.
Asked On : Thu, 9 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.It is quite strange that you have not got any investigation done till date.You should consult a Gastroenterologist and get investigated thoroughly by getting stool microscopic examination,stool culture and CBC.After these investigations you may need gastroscopy,colonoscopy along with biopsy,CT abdomen etc.Till investigations are done and diagnosis made stop medicines as they are not helping you.Thanks and good luck.
Answered: Wed, 14 Dec 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Thomas George Varghese's  Response
Welcome to healthcare magic
Thanks for giving us the history of your illness, there are a few more details i would like to know
1.Whats the nature of the stools i mean is it watery, foul smelling, leaving stains in the toilet bowl?
2.What are your food habits like? as in - do you tend to eat outside often?
3.Have you undergone any tests such as an ultrasound, stool examination, colonoscopy etc?
Please get back to me with these answers at the earliest so that i can offer you the best help i can give.
Wish you good health
Answered: Wed, 14 Dec 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
As diarrhoea is since 4 months,better we should know the cause,
Go for stool test and find out weather it is bacterial or amoebic.
After report you go for the treatment.
ok and bye.
Answered: Thu, 9 Jun 2011
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