Abdominal pain after eating or drinking, done upper GI, ultrasound normal
Pain in lower right abdomen . (just below the rib) Pain intensifies after i drink coffee, tea, or soda ... and when i eat certain foods. I can press in on my abdomen and feel the area of pain. .. Doc did an upper GI .. (tube down throat .. checked my stomach & stuff out) they found an area that was irritated.. but they said it appeared to be healing up. They also did an ultra sound .. found nothing. That was 3 or 4 months ago.. pain is still there & at times worse. I drink alot of coffee.. im gonna try to purge .. and just drink water & eat veggies a few days .. see what happens.
for the last few days i have had persisitent pain that starts in my upper abdomen on the right side and the pain goes down to my lower abdomen. I had diarrhea with a griity substance in it after eating lunch. I had an ultrasound that ruled out my liver or gallbladder, and all my bloodwork is normal, yet I m still in pain. What do I do?
I ve had persistent abdominal pain since Mid July. It started quite suddenly with an event/attack severe enough to cause me to end up on the floor, I may have passed out I don t know. I just remember my husband finding me on the floor curled up in the fetal position, and having super severe abdominal pain. The pain passed after 20 mins or so, felt like forever, and I thought all was good, but I was wrong. I began to have intermittent mild attacks, all in the same spot of my Right upper quadrant with nausea/vomiting, and over the course of the next 2 weeks they increased in severity until I couldn t stand it anymore and went to Urgent Care (I am still waiting to establish care with a new Primary care provider), I was diagnosed with a UTI, possible kidney infection and prescribed antibiotics. Ten days later I finish my antibiotics, and all is seeming somewhat better. I m still having mild pain, but not too bad, then about 4 days later, boom, back to square one and urgent care. Now they are thinking it is my gallbladder. I m scheduled for an abdominal ultrasound (external & internal), the day after I see the Dr. in urgent care, I m at work and in so much pain that the urgent care nurse sends me to the ER. They do the ultra sound there, can t find a thing wrong. Everything looks normal. I m given a shot of Toradol and sent home with a referall to a Gastroenterologist. I get a call, and am scheduled for a HIDA scan prior to seeing the GI Dr. My HIDA scan is normal (90th Percentile), although about 3 min after I am given the CCK, I have a severe attack of pain. I wait a month to see the GI Dr. Three weeks prior to my appt with the GI Dr., I start to have more pain, increased nausea, and severe constipation. I m prescribed Zofran for the nausea, to be taken every 8 hrs, which seemed to help some with the nausea. Two weeks prior to the appointment I start having trace amts of blood and mucus in my stool, and am told to monitor it, if it gets to be more than a tablespoon go to ER, otherwise wait to see the GI dr. Finally get to see the GI dr, he pushes on my stomach a little bit after taking a history. He seems puzzled by my sensativity and orders the Colonoscopy and EGD. Yesterday was my colonoscopy and EGD, and the prep for the colonoscopy kicked my butt. I will NEVER take the Nulytely solution again. I probably only kept half of it down, didn t get any sleep the night before due to constant vomiting & diarreah. The day of the test wasn t so bad just prior, but coming out of the ansethesia was not very fun. I was having super severe gas pains, and having a hard time releasing the gas, infact I m still having gas issues 32 hrs later. Yesterday, as I m lying in the recovery area, fighting to come out of the anesthesia, having a hard time of it, my first clear memory is of him grousing about wanting to leave, that he was sick of waiting. I really shouldn t have left, but he talked the nurse into it, and me as well. It s done and there s nothing I can do about it now, except remember not to ask him next time, but call my Mom or Sister. (Pity party whine vent over). They took several biopsies from my esophogas, stomach, and duodenum, but they all came back non-remarkable, and benign. So now the next step is an Upper GI series (X-ray/flouroscopy). Hopefully this test will yield some information and help my Dr. come up with a diagnosis. I was sent home from work early today because I just about passed out, and the Dr that cleared me to drive myself home said I don t belong at work for atleast today and tomorrow. Possibly longer depending on if I can get the nausea under control enough to eat & drink (I haven t had anything but a few sips since I did the prep on sunday). At this point, I m not sure where to go, or what might be going on. I m sick of being sick, and am getting scared it might cost me my job.
I found out I have EoE about 5months ago and has been a struggle since! Before I found out I had this I had no stomach problems!! I ate food fine and drank fine!! They put me on liquid Budesonide twice a day for 2months!! They also put me on Omeprazole once a day for about 4 months!! I m not on any of the meds now. I stopped the Omeprazole about 2 weeks ago and the BUdesonide about 2 months ago! Now everytime I eat or drink something my left side of my abdomen up to my stomach a loud groan and rumble will take place for about 3 seconds!! It s really intense! Sometimes it stops in my stomach and other times it comes up into my mouth and I release a belch and I feel a lil relieve! But when I drink again the same process happens! Dosnt matter what I eat or drink same thing happens! I ve had 2 Endoscopys done!! The doc says my esophagus, stomach and upper dudeoum are fine!! He also tested me for celiac disease and that was negative!! After that I was still having problems. So I went to my primary doc and he did an abdominal X-Ray and everything looked fine but my poop was back up a little bit so he gave me Linzess!! I took that for a couple days and it cleaned me out!! But still that didn t help! So I went back to my primary doc and he ordered a CT scan and everything with that was normal!! after that I talked to my Gastro doc and he ordered a Gastric Emptying Scan and the came back normal!! I forgot to mention my doc tested my pancrease to see if it was producing the enzymes and it was fine!! I also had billiruben tested and that was normal!! This is interfering with my life and I m breaking down and really worried:( please help me!! Ps I m a 22 year old male!!
I have missed my last 2 menstrual cycles. I have been in severe pain (major cramps) lower stomach area and lower back area. I took a blood pregnancy test that came back negative. the pain just keeps getting worse. I am bloated and my stomach is hard, also some vomiting every now and then. I worried as to what could be causing all of this. I am worried and want to got the ER, but not sure what they will be able to figure out. please I need some advice
Hi, I am a 35 yr old male and recently during a full physical, my doctor found that I have hypothyroid and has prescribed 25mcg of synthyroid. After having it for two weeks I have started getting frequent headaches, bad stomach, chest discomfort. Hence I stopped the medicine. Now the symptoms are persistant and my neck lymph nodes have started hurting as well. Do I need to seek emergency help? Should I go for a second opinion before I go on a long term treatment of synthyroid?
I recently had a colonoscopy and a endoscopy done, the colon is fine, but the dr found that in my biospy of my stomach red patches through out my stomach. He says that he hasnt seen this very often and doesnt know what it is or what its caused from. Now I have to go through small bowel capsule endoscopy to see if its threw out my small intestine . I have celiac sprue also for 8 years now and have lost alot of weight recently and also have diahreaa every day. I also have craping in pain in the middle of my belly along with bloating and nausea. Im worried that he does not know what this is, and have not been able to find anything on the internet about red patches. I seen the pictures and they are not ulcers, they are not bleeding the are really small and there is alot of them. any Idea of what this could be/
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