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Abdominal pain, sore shoulder, dizziness, vomiting, diarrhea. Anything I can do?

I have been having sharp pains in my upper abdomen on and off for about 3 weeks. Last night my right shoulder became very sore. I have been extremely dizzy for the last 2 days and have had vomitting and diarrhea on and off for the last 3 weeks. I have seen 2 doctors and have been booked in for an ultrasound to see if its my gallbladder . Is there anything i can do in the meantime or any other suggestions you might have to my symptoms. I am also having trouble sleeping. Have been eating a very low fat diet, at doctors suggestion, and trying to do a little exercise everyday, although finding this hard some days. Have lost approx 7 kilos since the beginning of the year.
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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Hi welcome to Health care magic forum.
Thanks for selecting H.C.M.F.
As you describe you had upper abdominal pain, feeling dizzy, had vomiting and diarrhea, on and off for last 3 weeks. Had shoulder pain, doctors suspected gallbladder pain.
I suppose it is the infection of the intestines, as there is vomiting and diarrhea .
You may need to be treated with antibiotics, anti spasmodics, anti emetics, and lactic acid bacillus preparations for clearing the infection.
Of course as there is shoulder pain to exclude the gall bladder involvement it is better to have an ultrasound .
Wishing for a quick and complete recovery.
Best regards.
Answered: Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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