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Stomach discomfort and fullness, withdrawl effects of marijuana - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   Hi
User :   I am scared that I have stomach cancer
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have slight nausea which has been happening for the last 2 weeks
User :   and I am always very gasy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help u in this
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
User :   yes
Doctor :   wats your age
User :   23
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since how many days do yu have these symptoms
User :   for about 2 and a half weeks
User :   but I also quit smoking marijuana about that time ago
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu consume alcohol
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since how many days are smoking
User :   about 2 weeks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu have vomiting
User :   I did about 2 weeks ago, but not since then
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu stomach pain
User :   no stomach pain, just discomfort
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu have stomach fullness
User :   yeah it tends to feel like I am full
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu feel fullness after meals
User :   yes
User :   for a long period of time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu have any burning sensation in the stomah
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu water brash
Doctor :   water frequently coming from mouth
User :   no
Doctor :   do yu have any swelling in the abdomen
User :   it feels swollen like there is a lot of gas
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu have any family history of stomach cancer
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu prefer more spicy and oily foods
User :   I have been trying to cut back on them
User :   I do have some sometimes
Doctor :   ok
User :   but I tend to feel the same regardless
Doctor :   do yu have any medical illness
User :   no
Doctor :   are yu on any medications
User :   just taking tylenol
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did yu do any blood test
User :   no
Doctor :   or endosopy
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as per your histroy
Doctor :   its not stomach cancer
User :   what is it?
User :   because I can't sleep because my stomach feels nauseous
Doctor :   its more like gastric ulcer
Doctor :   and gas pains
User :   even though its been going on for 2 weeks now?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   the stomach cancer does not have these symptoms
Doctor :   points against stomach cancer
Doctor :   1. age
Doctor :   2. no family history
Doctor :   3. no risk factor like alcohol consumption
Doctor :   4. no bloody vomiting
User :   ok, could it just be from quitting marijuana?
Doctor :   yes with drawl from marijuana can also produce these symptoms
User :   because my stomach feels like its in knots
Doctor :   ok
User :   and I just keep thinking its something bad happening
User :   I find it hard to sleep because of that
Doctor :   ok
User :   alright thank you
Doctor :   these symptoms are not due to cancer
Doctor :   its mainly due gastric ulcer and gas pains
User :   is it normal to have gas pains for so long?
Doctor :   it can also be due to with drawl effects of marijuana
Doctor :   yes they can runs in months
Doctor :   so not to worry
User :   ok thats good
Doctor :   not to get tensed
User :   I have also got a slight headache most of the time, and my eyes are bloodshot, is that also a side affect of withdrawl?
Doctor :   yes these are common side effects of withdrawl
User :   and how long do they normally last?
Doctor :   usually last for 2 weeks are so
User :   ok, thanks for your help
User :   I will try to get some sleep
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   take care bye for now
User :   ok thanks bye
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