It all began about a week and half ago when I woke up feeling "bloated with gas" in the morning. Eventually, I had a diarrhea in the morning in between my lectures(I'm a uni student).
Throughout the day and the next day, after every meal, I would feel a burning painful sensation not at my upper stomach, but around my abdominal area. Lying down tends to ease the pain significantly. I took some ranitidine tablets(suspecting it to be too much acid) but no help. I had diarrhea for around 2 to 3 days.
For the next couple of days until now, all my meals were accompanied with bloating, alot of burping and flatulence, and the thing I'm worried most is constipation. I would have only 1 BM everyday, and it would take time and abit of straining to pass them out. The stool is also thinner in diameter and alot lesser in load than the load I've eaten.
Because of constipation, I thought it was because of my diet, so I took more fibers (eating fruits) and a teaspoon of apple cider vinegary before my meals(indigestion was another thing I suspected). I also tried to avoid fatty foods for next few days. Up until now, it still hasn't helped, am still constipated. But last few days recently, my BM would be only in the morning and it would be a slightly watery stool. Color is normal light brown.
Am gonna see doctor in few days time, but would like to know what likely could be my problem based on speculation to ease my mind alittle. I'm suspecting ulcers or H.pylori infection. But besides the first few days, it was a painless course up until now.
So is it possible for it to be ulcers but yet painless and causes bloating, burping, flatulence and constipation?
And I would also love to have advices on my diet, or any thing I can do meanwhile before I see the doctor(which might take another week due to my exam).
start taking manuka honey ...great for killing Hpylori and healing ulcers...probiotics also.
Go to health food store and get pH test strips....it should read 7.3...if any lower, each point is 100 X's the acidity your body should have.
Thanks for your comment, I'll try to see what I can do. An update on my status:
Yesterday I've seen the doctor and after explaining to him, he suspects I've uncleansed waste in my bowel and prescribed me a two-day contact laxative, bisacodyl and an appointment follow-up on 30th to see my condition. Took the medicine last night and had a diarrhetic morning and noon today, but the bloating is still there. And now I seem to have gone back to the usual symptoms, bloating and have the sense of constipation. I'm at loss here and pretty worried. The diarrheas this morning kind of made my anus felt burning to any physical contact(probably due to the acid or the wiping) and am hesitating whether I should take the laxative for tomorrow again.
I'm pretty much suffering from worries than my symptoms now to be honest.
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