Gastroenterologist called symptoms that definitely need to go to the doctor
Specialist European health center Elena Gorlova said that many of her patients come to her already with advanced disease. A gastroenterologist named six problems with the stomach that cannot be ignored.
Symptom No. 1. Chronic pain.
If regular stomach ache, diarrhoea or constipation, bloating, and satiety occur even after small quantity of food, it could be the symptom of such illnesses as irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, gastroparesis (reduced activity of the muscles of the stomach, due to this causes incorrect output of digested food).
Symptom No. 2. Pain+nausea or vomiting
According to Helen Throat, vomiting in humans can occur for different reasons. The most harmless is food poisoning. But, unfortunately, frequent vomiting can talk about the more serious problems with the gastrointestinal system – gastric cancer, peptic ulcer disease, and stenosis. In addition, when kidney stones, liver problems, and heart can also experience vomiting and nausea.
– If nausea and vomiting do not go through the day, it is important to consult a doctor, says the gastroenterologist.
Symptom No. 3. The pain and severity+blood in stool
The doctor notes that any bleeding is serious! Blood in the stool may indicate diseases such as colitis, diverticulosis, ulcers, hemorrhoids.
Symptom No. 4. Sharp and sudden pain
This symptom might indicate kidney stones or gall bladder, appendicitis, pancreatitis, blockage of bile ducts, ulcers and cancer. Need to urgently contact the ambulance.
Symptom No. 5. Pain+weight loss
Gastroenterologist Gorlova notes that many of her patients often ignore symptoms such as rapid weight loss. Usually people are happy that finally part with excess weight, while ignoring discomfort or pain in the abdomen. However, the doctor explains that weight loss is a serious symptom. It is observed in serious diseases such as Crohn syndrome (inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the rectum), cancer.
Symptom No. 6. Pain+fever
The toxins or infection can cause fever. In addition, the sick can experience vomiting and diarrhea. Self-medication is better not to engage and to seek urgent medical help.
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