Our expert says:
There is a rare kind of tumour called carcinoid tumour that can cause abdominal pain, facial flushing, diarrhea, heart palpitations and other symptoms like anxiety or panic attacks. They can diagnose this by testing the levels of 5-HIAA in the urine, which are usually greatly increased with carcinoid. Just ask your doctor about this possibility?
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