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Nursing school and GI problems

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Specializes in Neuroscience. Has 7 years experience.

I've been having a lot of GI problems lately (diarrhea, followed by constipation, followed by diarrhea), and general stomach pain. I know, I know, it sounds like IBS, but it came on so suddenly, along with a headache, and I have never had these problems before nursing school and this semester in particular has stressed me out to the max.

Has anyone ever gotten an ulcer/migraine/dx of depression in nursing school?

JustBeachyNurse, RN

Specializes in Complex pediatrics turned LTC/subacute geriatrics. Has 10 years experience.

It sounds like you really need to make an appointment to see your primary care physician. It is never a good idea to self diagnose.

traumaRUs, MSN, APRN, CNS

Specializes in Nephrology, Cardiology, ER, ICU. Has 27 years experience.

Agree with above. Please see your provider.

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