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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics

Question: Nausea and constipation

 zoonotes - Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:58 pm

I've experienced heavy nausea lasting several hours over the past few days accompanied by constipation, increased gas pain, and flushing in my cheeks and warmth of my face. I've induced vomiting three times to curb the nausea. I also have increased muscle soreness and pain in the back and shoulders.
 Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:23 pm

User avatar Hello,
According to the information you provide, I can think of many factors that may be either causing or augmenting your symptoms. IBS alone can cause constipation and nausea or stomach upset especially during periods of stress. Many of the medications you are receiving right now can cause either nausea or nausea and constipation.

Psychological or mental stress may cause or aggravate these symptoms.

Other causes of constipation include:
- Inadequate fluid intake
- A low-fiber diet
- Inadequate physical activity
While nausea can be due to gastritis and gall bladder diseases.

In general it is advisable to take plenty of fluid, exercises regularly and increase fiber containing diet.

I would advise you to follow up with your doctor for direct clinical examination to exclude other causes he may recommend stool analysis and US abdomen to exclude infections or gall bladder disease. A thorough history and direct clinical examination are essential to reach the proper diagnosis.

Please keep us updated.
Best regards.


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