Patient discussion about digest
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Q. My aunt suffered from digestive disorder a few months back.
My aunt suffered from digestive disorder a few months back. First we were told that this symptom reveal that she is suffering from fibromyalgia. Later another doctor diagnosed her and said that she is not affected by fibromyalgia. So we like to know actually what is fibromyalgia sometimes mistaken for?
|A1||I have received similar questions from many of my friends so you are not the first person to have such question, so don’t worry. Usually fibromyalgia is initially mistaken for several other conditions, including Lyme disease, lupus, depression and rheumatoid arthritis to name just a few illnesses. Other conditions for which fibromyalgia is occasionally mistaken include digestive disorders, sleep disorders and thyroid problems. Often, it is because the various symptoms of fibromyalgia are so similar to the symptoms of other disorders that many FMS patients do not receive a proper diagnosis for many years. And this is also why it is especially critical to be seen by either a rheumatologist or a pain specialist to ensure a proper diagnosis, and to rule out other conditions.|
|A2||What are exactly the symptoms? Does she have colics? Does she vomit? Does she eat the food that she heats up in a microwave-oven? Does she drink at least 2 liters still water a day? That you can find a bit the background of Fibromyalgia, visit this link and tell us what you can recognise:|
Thank you for asking. You see, even the doctors have problems to coordinate what they find out. So it is very wise of you to keep on searching. Good girl!
Q. It feels like I cannot breath properly, my chest feels heavy and Whenever i eats something it gets even more.
If i don't eat much i get gases problem. I am regularly having constipation if i don't take proper medicine. Mostly i have been diagnosed as Digestive System problem, stomach problem, dryness in body and no Problem with my breathing system just cause of gases which causes my chest to remain heavy. I am worried because i never gets my real power in breathing and my digestive system is not getting well. Kindly suggest.
|A1||I take milk regularly have no problem with it nor with any specific food or i have never tried to look at this aspect. However i do feel stomach problem with foods heavy for stomach like burger or too much oily things..|
|A2||Dear Eva thanks for reply... I feel breathing problem in both situations ... If i don't eat i feel comparatively comfortable than eating but i am also physically feeling weak because of regular constipation so my body feels weakness thats why i gets gases problem or whatever when i don't eat and therefore breathing problem...|
|A3||Do you have problems breathing even when not eating? Have you tried to see what foods make you feel worse (e.g. milk)?|
Q. What is the connection between Acid Reflux and Autism?
I heard about a digestive issue called Acid reflux. Some people say that this is related to Autism. What is the connection between Acid Reflux and Autism?
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