Lactose intolerance occurs when and individual does not have an enzyme breaks down ingested lactose. Symptoms of lactose intolerance include diarrhea, gas, and abdominal pain.
Heart palpitations that feel like they will never stop?. Eating has become so stressful at times I’d rather not eat.
What should I do if I have diarrhea?
Pain or discomfort- Pain is a common symptom of external hemorrhoids, especially during bowel movements or when sitting. Internal hemorrhoids are typically painless, even when they produce bleeding. When hemorrhoids are painful, it’s hard to think about anything else. Your gastroenterologist may prescribe pain medication, hydrocortisone cream or rectal suppositories to ease your pain.
Eventually the heartburn became so bad that I was experiencing it all day long and not just at night time. When I was 19 I went to see a gastroenterologist who did an upper endoscopy and diagnosed me with GERD and told me that I had esophageal ulcers. Between the age of 19 and now at age 27 I have tried almost every single medication that is out there for GERD. They all worked great for a while and then after a year or so they would stop being effective. I have tried EVERYTHING; controlling my diet, lifestyle changes, everything, and nothing seems to effectively help my acid reflux.
With the second I have been on them for almost a month (2 a day 30mg) and again no change whatsoever. It is making me very low. I was also diagnosed with depression but after taking an SSRI for a while I had to stop because of a serious side-effect. I have yet to go back to my doctor but wondered if anybody out there has had similar lack of success with medication for severe and almost constant GERD. None of even the heavy duty antacids make any difference either and I have tried apple cider vinegar and honey too.
Nausea/vomiting – nausea and vomiting are symptoms of many other disorders such as digestive disease (gallbladder disease, infections, inflammation of the stomach lining, ulcers, cancers, food poisoning or overeating), brain injury, motion sickness, pregnancy, stress and other factors. While vomiting is often harmless, it may be a sign of a more serious illness. Heartburn – an uncomfortable feeling of burning and warmth occurring in waves rising up behind the breastbone toward the neck. It is usually due to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the rise of stomach acid back up into the esophagus. These uncomfortable sores – also known as duodenal ulcers – usually develop in the lining of the stomach or small intestine, and it’s usually because of too much acid production.
I lost almost 200 lbs but regained 80 which is typical with a stapling. I fear now that I have acquired asthma as a result of this horrific disease. Blood tests can detect the presence of certain antibodies in people with celiac disease as well as low iron levels. Stool samples may also be collected to look for fat in the stool, since celiac sufferers absorb fats from food less effectively.
Routine screening can help prevent colon cancer. Polyps that are found during routine screening can be removed easily before they become cancerous. Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels in and around the anus and lower rectum. They can become painful, itchy, and irritated. Several over-the-counter medications are available that may help reduce your symptoms.
Other contributing factors include heredity, diarrhea, chronic constipation, pregnancy, and aging. Here’s how to tell if you have hemorrhoids. A gastroenterologist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and managing diseases of the digestive tract, including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon. Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation in the lining of the rectum and colon.
Motility disorders – motility refers to the contractions of the muscles in the digestive tract that enable food to progress from the mouth to the anus. People who suffer from heartburn, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea may have a motility disorder. I first started experiencing symptoms many years ago.
Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome is an uncommon condition that can affect both men and women, and is associated with long-standing constipation and prolonged straining during bowel movement. In this condition, an area in the rectum (typically in the form of a single ulcer) leads to passing blood and mucus from the rectum. Treatment involves fiber supplements to relieve constipation.