Did they check to see if you had kidney stones? They normally cause pain and/or discomfort, but I would imagine there would be situations where there would not be any symptom other than the blood in the urine.
Hopefully it is just an infection that didn't show up in the tests. Sometimes they don't show up; the tests usually just look to see if your white blood cell count is up and if they aren't, they will not suspect an infection.View Thread
Have you asked your doctor? How long ago did you have your daughter? It makes a huge difference if it was a few days ago or a few months ago or a few years ago. Have you been checked for infections?View Thread
I feel like I may have problems digesting my veggies. I just started eating more a little over a year ago, so I'm unsure if I've always had this problem or if I always ate so few of them it didn't matter.
Anyhow, whenever I eat veggies (and it doesn't seem to matter if they are cooked or raw, they have the same effect) I notice that when I pass them, they are so undigested that they are recognizable other than having been chewed. Meaning, when I eat lettuce, I see small lettuce pieces in my loose stool (I always have loose stool when I eat veggies), or if I have pureed broccoli (I tried purees to see if it digested better), I pass something that looks exactly the same as the puree.
Is this how a normal person passes veggies? I mean, I wouldn't think that vegetarians would stick with it if they could never have solid stool again. Also, I do not have this problem with "veggies" that aren't actually veggies, such as potatoes (starch), tomatoes (fruit) and corn (grain). I've heard it's possible for people to lack the enzymes required to break down vegetable fibers, is it possible that is my problem?View Thread
It's starting to sound like maybe I should completely give up on eating veggies. They must not be good for me if my body is having difficulties digesting them. They taste awful to me anyway, maybe that should have been a clue that I'm not supposed to eat them.
Is there anything wrong with not eating veggies at all if I take a vitamin? I just can't handle all the stomach aches and diarrhea anymore.View Thread
Does it happen more often when you have an empty stomach? I know mine makes an awful lot of noise when I haven't eaten in a while. Does it cause you any (physical) discomfort? If you're not in any pain, it may not be anything you need to do anything about. It may also just be your stomach telling you it's empty and needs at least a little bit of something to quiet it down.
I'm a little curious to see what (if anything) the experts say about it.View Thread
I haven't had the extra money for a copay yet.I know it's only $15, but it can be hard to come up with extra money right now. I'm also trying to save up money so I can have some dental work done that's causing me pain (I want to save all "extra" money for this until it's done before I make any other doctor's appointments).
In short, no, I haven't been able to afford to see my doctor yet and I know if I call, all they will do is say they need me to come in so they can run some tests. I was hoping someone might have some insight for me in the mean time.View Thread
It's starting to look/sound like I'm the only one that actually has this problem...I'm so confused. I'm supposed to eat veggies b/c they're healthy and supposed to make me feel better, but whenever I eat them, I feel pretty bad. Maybe the doctors are wrong and as human beings we aren't meant to eat plants. I know my body sure doesn't seem to think it's natural to be eating them. I'm thinking about going on an almost all-meat diet. I never have stomach issues with meat, even if it's undercooked. Is it possible for a person's body to do better on a carnivorous diet?View Thread
I have the same issue with coffee, so I just drink it in moderation. Eating a banana and/or cheese before the coffee may help a little as they are both known to have the opposite effect. Unless there is blood in his stool, it probably isn't anything worth going to the doctor about anyhow (they will probably just tell him to quit drinking coffee anyway).
Also, excessive alcohol consumption the night before or on a regular basis can also cause diarrhea and other digestive issues. Drinking coffee on an empty stomach is far more likely to cause digestive upset than after eating.View Thread
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