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Post Lap cholecystectomy pain still in abdomen - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   i have been having severe abdominal pain on my right side .. 4 months ago i had my gallbladder removed and also had meningitis... but the pain is still there??
Doctor :  
Did it not reduce at all?
Doctor :  
What is the grade of the pain on a scale of 1 to 10?
User :   not at all.. i had laproscopic colonscetectomy... and when i woke up from morphine and anastetic it was still there
User :   its about a 8
Doctor :  
What is your age?
User :   19
Doctor :  
Did you get a repeat Ultrasound scan after the surgery?
User :   yes and it was all clear
Doctor :  
So my understanding is you had Lap cholecystectomay 4 months back and still have the pain rt side abdomen of grade 8
User :   correct yes
Doctor :  
What was the Doctors opinion
Doctor :   What about meningitis?
User :   the doctor said that they had done enough tests and they couldnt do nothing else.. a while ago i had anorexia/bulimia and he said it could be gastric acid reflux but my gp said it cant be that now as eating is better and no more purging
Doctor :  
So Doctors are not able to figure out the cause of the pain

Doctor :  
Do you smoke / alcohol / illicit drugs?
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