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2 1 20 hours ago
My husband and I are leaving on a cruise tomorrow He has had IBS for years and has been taking Linzess 145mg s which have worked reasonably well until recently. Right now he is in bed and I don t know how to help him with his stomach distress. He won t go to a doctor now and so I m wondering if...
2 1 21 hours ago
hi my husband had back surgery 2 wks ago today and he has been struggling with his bowels finally becoming active in the past few days with stool softenners but today he has been bleeding from the rectum after all the attempts to void some much more difficult than others. I went and picked up...
2 1 21 hours ago
Severe issues in the abdominal area cramps pain 12 hour bouts 50 times in and out of rest room no joke , bloat , gas, pressure, vomiting sick to my stomach , indigestion , bleeding ulcers last year in stomach,constipated , loose bowels same day , Migraines , sores in mouth , in esophagus, roof of...
2 1 21 hours ago
I keep having a constant grumbling in my stomach, as if im starving i continue to get hypoglycemic every hour or 2. Dizzy and shaking , i weight 155 pounds in a typical day i consume atlease 10 pounds of food.
2 1 24 hours ago
I have had serious abdominal bloating for a very long time. Appears to be worsening and is triggered with every meal and any exertion or any moderate mental stress. I have an excellent diet of high organic vegetables and lean organic proteins. Additionally, my cortisol level is either below...
2 1 1 day ago
HiHi, can I answer your health question? Please type your question here... Hi I have a pain in my left side that wont go away, I get very bloated after just eating a little bit of food or just drinking a half a bottle of water, I urinate very little..what could this be?
2 1 1 day ago
Hi I m currently using probiotics for my digestive health. The probiotic I m using is Culturelle Prowell 3in1. I am also is currently taking 2 other dietary supplements, one for overall body(Centrum Silver 50+) and the other for my eyes(Ocuvite). Is it ok to take all 3 at one time with a meal or...
2 1 1 day ago
I have had a major change in bowel movements. Somethings it s just coffee ground looking and red, then thin more solid movement. Going up to 10 plus times a day. During active movements I feel the overwhelming need to go. Plus people at work have asked me about weight lose, that I m looking very...
2 1 1 day ago
Hi, I m Becca and I had my gallbladder taken out 5 years ago due to vomiting all the time. After the procedure the vomiting continued (right after meals and dairy products) up until I got pregnant may of 2016 and had my baby Feb of 2017. The vomiting completely stopped as if he cured my sickness....
2 1 1 day ago
I had foot surgery @month ago. Don t know if that is related to the loose, watery stools I am having about every 1/2 to 1 hour. There is small amount of blood and mucous looking. Not like the diarrhea i have experienced but I do need to get to the restroom quickly.
2 1 1 day ago
Does Peripheral Neuropathy cause fecal incontinence? I have had severe Peripheral Neuropathy due to Statins since 1999. I ve been through numerous NCS s & EMG s with each testing showing the progression. When my Opthamologist did my testing & eye surgery, he told me that it was in my eyes and...
2 1 6 days ago
Three weeks after larascopic appendectomy I feel bloated and sore and I guess that s expected. All of my bowel movements are loose and often stringy. There is no blood in stool but there is a little blood when I wipe and my anus feels moist and uncomfortable for long periods of time after a...
2 1 6 days ago
I had the fluid removed from my lap band in December I have slowly gained weight but over the past few weeks I have gained almost 20 lbs. My legs, hands, feet and face are all swollen. My stomach is extremely swollen and hurts to touch it or bend. I am very fatigued. I am not eating much and...
2 1 6 days ago
I am suffering from epigastric pain for almost a year now. I take cimetidine but it didn t help, also am having heart burn and even a kind feeling of sore throat in my throat. The burning pain also travels to my back and hence causing back pain. What will be the best remedy for this?
2 1 6 days ago
Hi, Hi, can I answer your health question? Please type your question here...Hi I m having stomach and bowel issues. I either get bad cramps and/ or rumbling stomach, bad gas that last for a day or two after I eat and it s usually harder to pass my bowels, or I get diahriea within 30 minutes of...
2 1 6 days ago
For over a year I have had pain in my mid-left back that spread to my left upper abdomen, just under my ribcage/heart. For about 4 months now I have also been having alternating constipation and diarrhea with a very foul smell (the diarrhea is only once or twice a day before I get constipated...
2 1 Tue, 12 Jun 2018
Hello, I am a 35 year old female and have had constant stomach bloating after eating a small amount of food for six weeks, when i press the stomach sometimes it is watery other times just bloat, I have also been constipated for five days a time. I have had two enemas which help a little, but the...
2 1 Tue, 12 Jun 2018
Hi. Have an abscess in the rectal area. Colo rectal surgeon is reluctant to open up and drain. What might have caused it? I have an ileostomy (operation done 37 years ago) so no rectum or large colon in that area. Should I be pushing him to drain the abscess?
2 1 Tue, 12 Jun 2018
what would cause anyone s breath to smell like fecal matter? Yes the person has trouble going to the bathroom and there is constant constipation. No tonsil stones. Colon and small intestines healthy. it was reported no blockage in the smaIl intestines. just earlier in life, person suffered with...
2 1 Tue, 12 Jun 2018
Little bckgrd: I am a 65-yr old Black woman in basically good health----Height=5 5 , weight=143lbs, avid exerciser(3-4x /wk). Daily Meds: mild BP (Hydroclorot 12.5mg), statin (Simvastin 20mg), 81mg aspirin as well as OTC: VitD, Fish oil, calcium (600mg) My Question: I awoke this morning to...
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