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  • Petichiae and Diet

    I have severe gastroparesis and had a gastric pacer placed in October. Things have been rough ever since. I had acute renal failure, developed hypothyroidism, and have petichiae with low platelet count. My petichiae worsens when I eat carbs like plantains and sweet potatoes. Why is this?
  • Hiatal hernia, GERD or both?

    I’m a 22 year old female who is overweight in the 190’s but have currently lost a good amount of weight over the past year and am continuously exercising and losing weight. I was born early in the 90’s at 31 weeks and diagnosed with acid reflux a few months after I was born due to failure to gain weight from being unable to keep milk down. I was on zantac as a young child for it as well but it never controlled it very well and often got sick. Stomach pain, heart burn, vomiting and dizziness. I don....
  • 13 days ago

    19 and struggling with intense pressure in stomach?

    Hello.. I'm 19 and I'm struggling with what I think might be IBS.. I want to go to a doctor to see if I can get help, but my dad, who's the only one with a job, doesn't "believe in doctors".. the rest of my family is dirt poor and jobless, so I'm out of options. The night after Thanksgiving I had friends over for a party-- I had just finished my menstrual cycle, so I was happy to be able to leave the room again and cook. Come around 2am or so, I suddenly got a terrible....
  • 16 days ago

    Sick for 3 months now, what is happening after all?

    From common cold symptoms, to asthma-like symptoms, to gastro symptoms. Spanning across Sep to Nov. Are they related?--------------------Around Early September, I keep having cold symptoms like coughing, runny nose, congestion (but no fever). I have been taking cold medicines but no significant effects.------------------------On 30th of September night I was soldering, I might have breathed in more fumes than I should, I forgot the vent fan. During midnight I heard myself wheezing and breathing heavily....
  • 20 days ago

    Stomach issues with Esophagus issues

    Hi I just wanted those who are having issues and can't seem to get answers. Get your doctor to oder a barium swallow and an EDG. This may all be related to a rare disease called Achalasia.
  • 20 days ago

    What is wrong with me? Unable to eat solids after epiglottitis.

    Three weeks ago I fell ill with a foul taste in my mouth which progressed to numerous canker sores on my tongue and throat. I had vomiting and a headache with it. The ENT doctor hospitalized me in the ICU for epiglottitis. I was given large amounts of steroids and antibiotics to keep my airway open and fight the infection. I was released and thought I was on the mend. I was placed on a prednisone pack and amoxicillan/clavox. I still had mouth sores but was able to eat at least one good meal a day....
  • 21 days ago

    Digestion issues? What is wrong?

    Most of the time I am normal and feel fine. However my body goes through phases where I could have either terrible constipation or diarrhea. About a year ago there was bright red blood in my stool for a couple months but it stopped. Around that time I lost about 20 lbs and didn't have any changes in my diet or anything. I weighed 99 lbs and Since then I've gained weight back however it does fluctuate a lot between 110-125. I am a 20 yr old female 5'4 height. I'm very sensitive to....
  • 22 days ago

    messy situation

    I am having a serious situation with diarrhea! Everyday at least 4x's a day out in public I am *** my pants! It is so embarrassing. I don't know what to do about this! I'm taking Imodium to0 the point that it will stop I won' t go for like almost 2 weeks then back to the diarreah! I need help!!
  • 23 days ago

    Anxiety disorder manifest with diarrhea and nausea

    I have severe anxiety disorder. Sometimes I go years without bad episodes and this month after many years it came back. I am struggling. Started off with vomiting and since then All is either bad diarrhea or bd constipation. Racing mind, dizziness, jump out of skin feeling , fear, and everything else. Most of the time My mental issues come up as soon as I have to go the bathroom (before and after) or after I eat. Lately diarrhea stopped and now I’m constipated. Feel very bloated and tight in my bottom....
  • 1 month ago

    HELP PLEASE. Terrible Pain.

    Please help me. Whoever is out there that can answer my questions. I am posting this on multiple websites. It all started on Sept 30th, 2017. I went out with my family for a birthday dinner. My life was completely turned upside down that night. I was eating like normal and I accidentally took a whole shrimp into my mouth. I chewed it twice and swallowed it way too fast. There was no shell on it and it wasn’t a mini shrimp. I swallowed it whole because I was eating too fast. All of the sudden, I felt....