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1 0 2 days ago
I drink only water but I only chew ice in excessive amounts of at least 9 - 32 oz glasses a day. My appetite has changed I can only eat small amounts throughout the day. I get nauseated at times and there s been days that I feel like I have diarrhea but when I go to the restroom all that comes...
3 2 4 days ago
I’ve been pulling out my hair and eating it for at least 7 years. I’ve recently found out that the hair you eat doesn’t get digested and can accumulate in your stomach and digestive track and cause serious damage. I‘m seeking psychiatric help but, should I see my physician to check if I have a...
2 1 Thu, 11 Jan 2018
Hi, for the last 4 years I have been eating my hair follicles. I do not eat the full hair only the follicles and sometimes a little bit past. I do pull my hair out due to stress and anxiety. I also have to wear a wig because of my hair loss. I m just afraid that I might have a big hair ball in my...
2 1 Fri, 5 Jan 2018
I have flushing and hot face after eating; have only noticed it after the evening meal. Usually starts quite soon after eating I don t drink alcohol but do take nexus and several prescription drugs in the morning. Usually have light stomach discomfort shortly after the flushing and hot feeling...
2 1 Fri, 1 Dec 2017
I fell forward five days ago, hitting my chest. Upper chest felt o.k, but numb all afternoon. Did have slight pain below left breast during the afternoon. Took Tylenol (on blood thinner) for pain. Slept very little first night. Four days later, am in terrible pain, little sleep and can hardly get...
2 1 Fri, 24 Nov 2017
I have a vitamin d deficiency , this is new within the last few years... now anything I eat with dairy upsets my stomach, and for some reason pork bothers me too.. What can I do to alleviate this? I take vitamin d supplements prescribed to me by my doctor but they upset my stomach too!
2 1 Mon, 20 Nov 2017
I have been to several doctors- and had several tests run. I feel fine until I eat. Aft e r I start eating within 10-15 minutes I am sick. It is getting worse. I was just sick for awhile, now I am sick fir several hours. I only eat one good meal a day because of this. Please advise.
2 1 Tue, 14 Nov 2017
I m 32 years old and I m married. I have three children too. Although my weight is only 42 kgs, while my height is around 6 feet. One of my friends advised Polynesia zip capsules to increase weight. Is it useful for me? And can I have any adverse effects on my health in the future? Please let me...
2 1 Wed, 8 Nov 2017
I had an ear infection for several years. Dr. treated with ear drops three times. still have infection. when I eat I get a horrible knot in my chest and can t swallow the food or any liquid. the pain will not stop until I throw up. then I have relief. My equilibrium some days is terrible and I...
2 1 Wed, 8 Nov 2017
Was taking 40 mg of Lasix daily have problems with my eating almost every thing I eat makes me sick . Dr.cut me back too 20 too see if that helps ..have medical problems recived a Kidney 5 years ago try too take good care of it also take pain meds percurcet .Help.
2 1 Thu, 26 Oct 2017
My son who is 29 has been experiencing bad nausea every time he eats or drinks anything. Otherwise he seems reasonably healthy. He still has energy and an appetite but this is starting to dwindle as his nausea is interfering with his ability to eat/drink.
2 1 Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Good morning sir, I am a 45yr old male, an architect. I am presently treating a stomach ulcer and getting better. Still on meds of Omeprasol and cimetidine tabs and some paracetamol. But there s this chest pain on my upper left close to d middle of my chest. What cld this mean? Thx.
2 1 Mon, 31 Jul 2017
Hello Doctor, CHerry seed got stuck into my throat and because of that I am facing chest and throat pain from past 3 days this incidence happened on monday evening from that day onwards I am facing this issue. I am still feeling some thing is stuck into my throat if i eat anything my throat and...
3 2 Mon, 8 May 2017
Had ileocecal valve removal because of a twisted colon. I am taking cholestyramine to help with the diarrhea. I am still having frequent bowel movements and a lot of gas. causing discomfort. I was told to avoid dairy products, artificial sugars and a lot of salads which I have. Are there other...
2 1 Thu, 27 Apr 2017
I have ulcerated colitis I take lialda I ve been out of remission fo 15 months I go to bathroom 2 to 3 times a day I watch what I eat but I have diaheria everytime I go to batheroom loss 35 lb in the past 6 month is this normal my doctor suggested uceris but too expensive my co pay is 1,800...
2 1 Thu, 27 Apr 2017
Is it safe to take sulfasalazine or lialda for ulcerative colitis when you ve had a bowel blockage and also have a very low platelet count ? The information on sulfasalazine information says if you ve had a bowel blockage not to use sulfasalazine and it also indicates that you can become anemic...
2 1 Thu, 27 Apr 2017
I have had gastric by-pass surgery, followed by surgery for a prolapsed bowel and bladder. Since both of the surgeries were only months apart, I m not sure which of these caused the severe flatulence problem that I suffer from on a daily basis. It doesn t seem to make a difference at all of what...
2 1 Tue, 25 Apr 2017
I have been on an hcg diet for 22 days & I m experience in some aching inky left kidney area...could this be due to hcg? I have done this diet 3 times over 6 years with great results but never had pain in kidney wondering if it s related & should I stop taking ?
2 1 Tue, 25 Apr 2017
I have celiac. I ate a slice of Ezekiel bread on Wednesday noon. I feel like I want someone to pump out my stomach. I threw up a couple of times late on Thursday. I had chills briefly before I threw up. I have been in bed for the past 24 hours, wishing I could throw up more and get whatever out...
2 1 Tue, 25 Apr 2017
Coke (Coca-Cola, not cocaine) used to perk me up and help me get through the day when I felt drained or tired, or at the very least it never used to make me drowsy. I ve noticed recently though that it just makes me tired. And it s almost instant, like I m not even getting the benefits of the...
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