Diarrhea, blood in stools, gas, cramps, sleeping a lot. Treatment?
So ive been having diarrhea about 3 to 4 times a day for about 3 weeks now. Ive had diarrhea in the past but never this much for this amount of time and never this bad. So I noticed that I have some blood in my stool and ive been having a lot of gas and cramping lately and my eating habbits have not changed. Ive been sleeping a lot lately as well. I just dont know whats wrong with me. I don t chew gum and I hardly eat things like popcicles or anything thats generally high with corn syrup .
I have had diarrhea since the end of December. Sometimes it is water , but usually it is soft and unformed into a stool shape and falls apart as soon as it hits the water. My PCP attempted a colonoscopy 2 weeks ago but was unable to get through the first turn into the transverse colon. I had a CT of the abdomen which ruled out any tumors and then my doc referred me to a gastroenterologist. Monday of this week the specialist was able to complete my scope using a pediatric scope. He only found a small polyp at the hepatic juncture which he removed. He took a few samples for biopsy at the juncture with the small intestine but I don t have those results yet. I am very tired, always cramps and achy I n abdomen, and every time I eat, I have discomfort in lower abdomen, usually accompanied with gas and sharp pain and bloating. I insisted my PCP take a blood test for celiac disease yesterday, but do not have those results yet either. I am so tired of this. Do you have anything ideas?
Hi..I had a colonoscopy yesterday morning. . Passing only mucous and a Some gas cramps even now late today. Normal? Also, even though colonoscopy looked normal my systems before colonoscopy had been gas, cramps, bloating, with watery stools and mucous every other day. I seem to feel this today. Until the biopsies results come back for possible pathogens or parasites ..what diet should I follow now..SIBO or IBS? Thanks for any advise you can give me.
Hi. I am a 22 year old female. Have had an upset stomach on and off for the past 5 days now, and just today I started having diarrhea. Bad cramping, then Had to run to the bathroom a good 5 or 6 times at work. Then when I got home, the urgency continued, but now It reeeally feels like I need to go but all that comes is a lot of loud, kind of painful, gas and some brown/red jelly like substance..
I am 45 years old and considered pre-diabetic. I ve been diagnosed also with Polycystic Ovarian syndrome (POS) and sometimes deal with acide reflux. I ve been given metformin by my doctor for the POSD. I ve been noticing some diarrhea and gritty looking stools, along with mucus in the stools for the first time.. I ve been on the metformin now for about 6 months. I just came from lunch, which I didn t finish but I just saw some gritty looking black stool when I went. I ve also been drinking lemonade. I m not sure what this means.
Hi,my 11yr old son on a regular basis during the night has to get up with stomach ache and is either sick or has diarrhea or sometimes both,on two occasions one of which was last night his testicles also swelled up and became very red.i am now worried as he has been admitted to hospital once but they said he was ok but as a mum i sense this is obviously not right,he is otherwise a healthy boy on no medication.please can you help,because it is just not getting better.thank you a worried mum.
My Father has suffered paralysis stroke in 2005. The doctor has prescribed Ecosprin 150Mg and Amlophin (for B.P.) to be taken daily. But after 1 year, my father stopped them taking regularly and whenver he had high BP he is taking both the tablets.Yesterday he had fever and today loose motions. The BP was high 200/80 and discomfort and aches. A little bit of discomfort near chest... but not sure as he is bit confused. Could it be due to fever or should be contact emergency?
11 years ago- colonoscopy: found nothing, declared diarrhea to be due to ibs. Eliminated triggers: dairy, caffiene, high fat. For years- saving grace was carbs. BUT I still had bouts of diarrhea and was never really normal. (Note: stomach was always flat, unless I overate and bm would quickly shrink back stomach). December 2009- bad abdominal pains: ultrasounds found a bunch of cysts but my doc. said they are not large enough to be causing pain. Weight: 128. (Note: highest in 15 years.) Big Change... Feb 2010- people are telling me i look really skinny. Stepped on scale, 120 pounds (lowest weight in 15 years). Horrible stomach distention and pain, No matter what I eat or drink. when I wake up stomach is somewhat flat, but still pudgy. After ingesting anything, it balloons, 2-3 months pregnant / no relief. Tests: Blood- protein levels off, low iron and b12, celiac test just a little off (but not true indicator that I have the disease, I am told). Colonscopy / endoscopy- biospy for celiac (negative). Found mast cells- h2 allergy cells, which dr said was strange . Said I must just have ibs, and told me to take pepcid for mast cells, but didn t address why I have them. 2nd opinnion- gastroenterolgist said he would have said celiac, but saw biopsy was negative. He was about to dismiss me as ibs and give me pills. Then when I inquired about the mast cells, only then did he actually read my report (and his eyes bulged). He said it appears I might have colitis and put me on pepto for 2 months- then I should call him to give update. Skin allergy test- minor (level 1) only allergic to corn, walnuts and celery, significant (level 2) fish allergies- I don t even eat fish though Please help!! I feel like i m wasting away, and stomach is always in pain and bloated. I am forced to associate eating with pain now. I went off gluetin for 1 week, and didn t notice results but then ate it again when biopsy was negative. I am planning to go off it again for as long as I can, on my own accord. I feel it is the only hope I have now, but it will be hard because I can t eat any milk product, and high fat foods (beacuse of the ibs) hurt my stomach so I have to eat in moderation.
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