Ask Your Health Question and Get an Answer ASAP
Why did they say you look like you have cancer?
because they say i lost weight and looked tired .now because of my egerd and indigestion iam scared if i nedd barium test. at first i was scared of headthis medicine helped so much now a different worry.
Didn't your doctor prescribe Prilosec for your stomach problem?
no she didnt she told me to buy zantac . but now i am googling esophagaal cancer . and it says u at risk if u have gerd . what do i do .am i overiiacting. and also i do know people lose weight on this medicine even if u eat . an u explain why u still lose if u eat while taking this medicine
You lose weight because it suppresses the appetite and you eat less. And losing 10 pounds is good and not a sign of cancer.
You really should try the Zantac and if that takes care of the indigestion problem things are fine
but i have been having gerd for a long time could it have done the damage to cause esophegagal .?so do u think i should ldo the barium.orjust take medicine .i have nopain, my stool is ok, appetite is good.energy is giod. indigesgion is bad and weight loss .
That's possible but a better test would be upper endoscopy. The weight loss doesn't worry me at all.
o now iam worried . i am afarid of all the scopes inside of me . so u saying years of gerd could cause cancer . or can cause other damage . my blood work was done in july was allgood
Not cancer but there could be damage to your esophagus.
I can't help it if you worry about a scope--but talk to your doctor about it
as a dr what u think .if i have reflux what kind of damage i might have . and as semengly young person what is my chance of it not being cancer
I definitely don't think you have cancer and there may be no damage at all to your esophagus but the only way to tell that would be with the scope
how urgent u think i would need it. wpuld u reccomend the meds first then if no help appt to the dr
The zantac first and if that takes care of the problem no need for the scope
dr chip ok need help. i got zantac but didnt take it yet i dont know if i canc crush it . i have constipation sometimes . so now stomach issuces r inmy mind.my friend who also has anxiety but she is 51had clolonoscopy her dr said colon cancer stomach esogegal r very rare but for people like me its not easier .help me out . one can i crush zantac.two what the chsnces of thus is just acid reflux and anxiety .and what r the chances of person who is 36to have stoach related cancer .
Yes you can crush it and the chances of stomach or colon cancer at your age are very, very small
dr hello i have some concerns again .ok i have been taking zantac for a week. still have some reflux and acid.now fear of cancer is not leaving me . i need u to be honest with me . i know with colon u usually over 50what about stomach esofegal. i do go to the bathroom no and is that bad if a person misses a day . do u thi k its and anxiety
Same age with stomach and esophageal cancer and lots of people don't go to the bathroom every day
so what is ur gut tellung u . pardon my language . do all people who suffer with acid reflux in dangerb
You don't have cancer of any type and most people with reflux never get cancer
pls help help .for the past over an hour my body shake i have horrible horrible acid .i have cramps i tried to go to the bathroom but only went once and it wasned diarhea . i am very scared
dr u there
Just got on
dr hello have been away for a while .as u know i take topamax 50mg for migrauns eventhoughi was prescribed 100.50helps just fine .i have about 3headaches a month now . but yesterday and today i have dull headaches with floating in ears and ofcours the fea is aneurism
Sorry I was off
You don't have an aneurysm but you may have a sinus infection--give it a few days and if the symptoms don't go away have your doctor check to see if you need antibiotics
dr chip i have been feeling alot heart palps . and also dizzines . also i feel i like my heart skips a beat . there is also alot of pressure on my chest .