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  • 1 day ago

    3 doctors, no answers so far...

    On six of the last seven days I've been experiencing chills (mainly prevalent at night and upon waking), but no fever (oral range 97.7-98.3). No pains, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, etc. Tylenol makes it subside so I can sleep. Other symptoms I've noticed are increased burping (e.g. After having had dinner 7 hours earlier), an increased need to swallow (like the lump in your throats feel) and a possible sensitivity to some foods? (explained further below) I went to ER on 4/26 and....
  • Hemorrhoids

    I am in the non-inflammatory era of my anal hemorrhoids. Just got over extreme pain. Now that everything is OK... Is there ANYTHING I can do to not control them, but to eliminate them. To dissolve them. To eradicate them. Where I don't even have the bulbs of the hemorrhoids to flare up. How safe would it be to rubber band them and strangle them off? Any other suggestions?
  • 1 day ago

    Gerd: No more burn, but gross tongue

    I'm in my late thirties, and I was diagnosed with GERD about 5 years back. I've been moderating it with diet and omeprazole. A couple months back, my "burn" stopped completely, but I've been getting a consistent yellow film on my tongue. Beyond the advice of "get a scope" (because, obvs), has anyone here had this experience? Precursor to Barrett's? Or is the sphincter just completely shot now? Any thoughts would be appreciated.
  • 2 days ago

    Rectal bleeding when taking multi-vitamin and B Complex

    When I take multi-vitamins and B Complex, after a few days, I get rectal bleeding. When I stop, it stops after a few days. Why? How can I cure that?
  • 3 days ago

    Post Galbladder Removal Odd Symptoms

    Post gallbladder removal five months now and still have these symptoms: Thirst, dry mouth, occasional horizontal ridges inside mouth, sediment in urin while negative for infection, more frequent urination, non responsive infection/acne/rash on face that is negative for bacteria, unremarkable findings in blood work and urinalysis, fast clotting blood with slightly elevated ferritin levels, low vitimin D, hair loss, leg cramps with exercise, 25 pound weight loss now stabilized, low energy, intermittent....
  • 3 days ago

    Sudden Stomach Cramping, Slight abdominal pain, excessive gas and more frequent urges to deficate

    I am wondering if someone can help me out. I have never had stomach issues before. And I am an active person. Do note I visited a doctor yesterday and they said I possibly have a stomach virus, though it does not seem that way. A couple days ago I had some runny stool, as the day went on it seemed to go away and I felt fine, that evening I had a intermueal basketball game, an hour before the game I drank an energy drink and was completely fine during the game. Later that night around 1 am I started....
  • Rectal Soreness. Can someone please give me answer

    About 3 months ago, I started taking green tea pills with a very high amount of caffeine. About 2 weeks later, I began to develop hemorrhoid-like symptoms. I had an occasionally itchy anus, a bit of blood on the toilet paper, and some mild rectal pain. That eventually went away after a few weeks. However, the mild rectal pain has persisted. It like a dull soreness approximately 4 inches inside my anus. It is not a constant pain. Laying down or prolonged sitting seems to make it occur more, while....
  • 8 days ago

    Nausea and Vomiting

    Since October, I have been having severe acid reflux and vomiting 10-15 times a day. I had an ultrasound, blood tests, and breath tests which showed no abnormalities, and an endoscopy, which showed inflamation but no other issues. If there is any pressure on my stomach, I immediately get nauseous and vomit. If I take Prilosec and Zantac daily, symptoms are tolerable. Sugar and greasy foods (even in extremely small quantities) cause severe nausea, vomiting, and acid reflux. Potentially related, but....
  • 6 days ago

    Is a Low-FODMAP Diet Right for You?

    If you have digestive problems like IBS, bloating, gas, belly pain, diarrhea, or constipation, a low-FODMAP diet could help ease your symptoms. So, what exactly are FODMAPs? They’re a type of carb that draw water into your digestive tract, which could make you bloated. And if you eat too much of them, they can hang around in your gut and ferment. Here’s what you need to know about a low-FODMAP diet and whether or not it could be good for you:
  • 6 days ago

    Does anyone have answers?

    I have this pain on my leftside of my lower back area that has travel to my hip to my abdominal area down to my left leg with a hot burning feeling my stomach has been making loud noises I feel like a washing machine going in my stomach very painful....