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Recurrent abdominal pain for 15 yr old, had gallbladder removed. Low dose cymbalta didn't work. Any ideas ?

15 year old daughter who has recurrent abdominal pain. Has had 2 upper and 1 lower GI, all have came back negative. 2 years ago, had her gallbladder removed. She was pain free for 1 year, then pain came back. Usually worse in morning, and is always worse after she gets a cold sore . Pediatric Gastro we see doesn t know where to turn next. Have tried low dose cymbalta, but also did not work. Have tried all kinds of weird diets, all to no avail. Does not have reflux. Any ideas....thanks
Asked On : Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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Gastroenterologist 's  Response
Need to work up for odd causes like porphyria, chronic lead poisoning.
Also worthwhile getting a serum calcium, Cat scan done
If all that is normal can take help of an counceller and if required an psychiatrist.
Hope this answers your query.
Wish her a speedy recovery.
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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