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Could you advise me on a condition I am currently experiencing.

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Could you advise me on a condition I am currently experiencing. Servers abdominal pains on Friday causing multiple visits to the toilet. Subsided Saturday but returned on Sunday accompanied by real pain on left side of the head, chest and kidney area. Could not sleep last night as pain in kidney area was so strong. Again, today I went to work and was sent home. My left side of my head is so sore. What is wrong, am low on energy which is unlike my self as I work in sport.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.

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I am sorry you are having these symptoms.

Dr. David :

it could be a stomach bug or stomach viral infection causing gastroenteritis.

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did you have diarrhea on Friday?

Dr. David :

this can lead to dehydration if you were not drinking enough fluids.

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dehydration can cause headaches and increase risks for kidneys stones or kidney or bladder infections.

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it sounds like you need to see your doctor to see if you are dehydrated and if you might be passing a kidney stone or have a urinary or kidney infection.

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do you have a GP you can see for these tests?

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hello?

JACUSTOMER-bwxowx5l- : Not dehydration because I drink two litres a day of water.
Dr. David :

that is good you are drinking fluids.

Dr. David :

gadorade is a bit better to replenish electrolytes.

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did your diarrhea symptoms stop?

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do you drink coffee? this can sometimes cause headaches.

Dr. David :

you you could also cause a sinus infection as well possibly.

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