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  • 4 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....
  • 6 days ago

    Diagnosed with celiac by GI specialist, primary care doctor disagrees with diagnosis.

    Maybe someone can give me some advice. Around fall 2016 I really started putting on weight. Around December 2016 I developed many symptoms: nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, soft and frequent bowel movements, light headed, dizziness. I seemed helped from the primary doctor, we'll call him Dr.S. Dr.S suspected I had ulcers in my intestine. After several test, I had an endoscopy done by a gastroenterologist. We'll call him dr.D. Well, Dr.D found that I had vili atrophy, and suspected....
  • 6 days ago

    I'm Just Not Hungry...

    Not feeling like eating lately? Hunger is your body’s signal that it needs fuel. Your brain and gut work together to give you that feeling. So if you don’t feel like eating, there are a number of things could be going on. Find out some possible reasons for your dip in appetite (from stomach problems to stress) and what you can do about them:
  • 7 days ago

    IBS or something else?

    was diagnosed with IBS almost ten years ago. Have been able to manage well with diet. The last 2 yrs I ve been under a great amount of stress and have been eating very poorly. For the last 6 months I ve experienced looser stools more frequently. My Ibs has always been on the more diarrhea side. So this month I ve been paying attention to how often I m having loose stools. I ve also been experiencing a LOT of stomach gurgling since this started. So this month I ve experienced 9 out of 53 of my stools....
  • Digestive problems as Vegan

    Any nutrition experts out there? So, sadly I was started experiencing digestive issues with my high fiber vegan diet. My doctor told me to try changing my diet, now I was strictly vegan for 9 months up until April because I got sick. I mean I had stomach PAIN,I couldn't eat much. And I've been on gastrointestinal meds. I've always had a very delicate stomach but anyway I've had some animal products as per doc orders. My body is responding well I can't do much it's too much....
  • digestive infection help please

    about 3 weeks ago i ate some chicken in cuba that tasted off. the following morning i woke up with severe stomach pain, and was pooping baby food type bowel movements. next i involuntarily threw up which has happened to me once or twice in my 26 years of life. i left cuba that day and came back to Miami, after trying to suck it up i went to the hospital after 3 days with a 103 degree fever, and the nurse said she thinks i have apendicitis. i was admitted and the toxocologist ran multiple tests cause....
  • 8 days ago

    Chronic GI Issues

    Hello, I've never posted in an online message board but after reading lots of conflicting articles online I figured I'd I've this a try in case anyone can help. One year ago I had a cholecystectomy and ever since then I've been having some severe digestive issues. After eating I will have severe cramps, foul smelling gas and diarrhea (both smell like sewage and could knock out a horse), and I can see undigested food, mucus, and is usually rather "explosive". There are some....
  • 10 days ago

    Gastric Emptying Delay, constant regurgitation and acid reflux

    Hey! I am just writing on here to hopefully get some tips and advice from people, and see if anyone else is having the same issues I am...somewhat. I have been told by more than one doctor that I am "complicated" and there is not a name for the condition I have. I have had two stomach fundoplications to correct an issue with the top sphincter of my stomach as I was constantly regurgitating my food. About 6 months after the second surgery the symptoms all came back. I have been referred....
  • Digestive Issues

    I am a 20 year old female and over the past 10 months have experienced abdominal pain, bloating, and a 35 pound weight loss. I have been seeing alternative doctors who have diagnosed me with multiple things. I am feeling incredibly frustrated with not getting better. Does anyone have any suggestions?
  • Sudden Mid Left Abdominal Pain

    I have already had my gallbladder removed, and after eating tacobell today, i developed sharp, stabbing pain in my mid left abdomen. There is also referred (i think) pain in the soft tissue behind my left collarbone. Pancreatitis?