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  • 12 hours ago

    Pretty sure I have GERD, endoscopy on Friday!

    Hello there! I am 27 years old and have been suffering with GERD symptoms for a long time. I started out when I was near my 20's and I was nauseous all the time. My doctor then told me to take Tums. I hadn't experienced heartburn yet. Years down the road I noticed i'd have heartburn after eating certain meals like Mexican food and certain alcoholic beverages. Fast forward to the past couple of years where it has gotten super bad. I remember waking up out of a dead sleep super nauseous....
  • 16 hours ago

    Trying to figure out what is wrong

    It's been about 4 weeks now that I've had some symptoms that have gone diagnosed. Symptoms: - Dull sensation in lower right quadrant of abdominal - not sharp and does not get worse when pressed on. - Similar pain in upper right quadrant of abdominal - Seems to get semi-sharp for a few minutes and then fades without reason. Just under the rib cage and does not get worse when pressed on. - Random and sporadic dull sensations throughout rest of abdominal. - Occasional diarrhea but not bad at....
  • 23 hours ago

    Abdominal Pain

    Hello. I am 25-26 weeks pregnant. For almost 2 weeks now I am having severe abdominal pain, vomiting and very little bowl movements. I had c-diff 2.5yrs ago, irritable bowl and acid reflux. I have many food intolerances as well. This problem hurts when I move, when I walk, when I ingest anything. Dr just sends me to labor and delivery for fluids and nausea meds. I have taken stool softeners the past few days and have seen small amounts of stool come out. I am trying to keep fluids down and resting....
  • 1 day ago

    attacks-chest pain,excessive sweating

    HI, I'm hoping somebody out there can help me. I've been having these "attacks" since April 2012, I'll give as much detail as I can in the hope that somebody can help me diagnose the problem. The attacks themselves can happen at any time of the day, I've had them in the morning and evening and last for approximately 2 - 3 minutes. They start with a build up of pressure in my chest so I know a minute or two before it starts that its on its way. My arms get very heavy and....
  • 2 days ago

    Do i have ascites?

    Hello, I have been drinking for about 10 years and i guess in the last 4-5 years i gain weight the night after i drink. My question is; when i drink and get bloated it fully goes away within 2-3 days. Sometimes i drink while bloated and the next day again it goes away until that night. So the point is, do ascites go away naturally? I got something like a hernia around my belly button. i don't know if it's hernia or not but it look a little bloated, it's soft and it does not hurt. Besides....
  • 2 days ago

    Pancreatic insufficiency or something else??

    Hey there, I'm 20 years old, for the past year or two I've been having problems with food. I feel as though it's getting worse over time, recently (in the past month or two) they diagnosed me with pancreatic insufficiency and are trying to get to the bottom of the cause etc. This diagnosis was based on a butterfat test with an LSI of 2 and a fecal elastase of 160. However I've had a CT scan and it showed the structure of the pancreas to be normal, is it possible to have pancreatic....
  • 2 days ago

    Bouts of uncontrollable hunger not relieved by eating

    For several years, I have been struggling with bouts of uncontrollable hunger. I am female, 32 years old, 5'10" and ~150 pounds. I exercise daily, eat a healthy balanced diet (not trying to restrict my caloric intake), and am in general good health. However, I have had an ongoing problem, namely bouts of uncontrollable hunger that is not relieved by eating. It usually starts the same way: I wake up hungry, and the hunger gets worse after I eat, even if I eat a lot. It is extremely unpleasant....
  • 3 days ago

    Stomach Issues after Gallbladder removed..Dr says nothing can do

    Before thanksgiving was having some pains after eating. Went to family dr. sent me to get ultrasound and blood work. All came back normal, so sent me to do a HIDA scan. This came back that the gallbladder was not functioning fully. After seeing the surgeon we decided to remove, it was found out after that it was in fact inflamed, so removal was necessary. Unfortunately the surgeon did not give great discharge instructions and eating went back to semi-normal with in a few days. When I was still having....
  • 3 days ago

    hemorrhoids and colonoscopy

    I am 38 years old and have internal and external hemorrhoids for the past 8+ years. My Father and Uncles all have had issues with them and one has had surgery in the past. I have been dealing with them and until recently they have become a major distraction and they are starting to affect my life and moral. Last October I almost pulled the trigger on surgery to take care of the issue but backed out after hearing how painful the procedure and recovery time was. Recently my grandfather was diagnosed....
  • 3 days ago

    If not Crohns what is it ?

    I suffer from chronic diarrhea, bouts of vomiting and stomach pain. Had colonoscopy and upper GI endoscopy. Showed inflammation yet pathology says NO Crohns/ colitis. Also have weight loss, feeling bloated and generally don't want to eat. GI doc says Crohns, primary doc says no !!! Crohns meds not working. I am at a loss. Could it be EPI ??? HHELP