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Upper quadrant abdominal pain. I had my gallbladder removed

History: 49yr old black female, 5 6”, 220 lbs, diabetes/ hypertension . For about 3 mos now, I ve had constant, intense 24-hr pain in the right/left upper abdomen (sometimes felt in my back at the same points). It feels like my belly muscles are tightening to the point where I feel severe pinching sensations. I ve had x-rays, CT scans, an ultrasound, and an MRI , which came back negative. I also had a colonoscopy/EGD test followed by a CLO test that showed positive for the “H pylori” virus. I was treated with a 14-day antibiotic regime for the virus. On April 14, 2011, I had my gallbladder removed, but the pain still remains. On May 17, 2011, my appendix ruptured, had surgery and was hospitalized for 11 days. My upper pain still remains and is a thorn in my side. Pain killers do not help, only allows me to sleep. I read a post that mimics my pain symptoms in which she was diagnosed by a pain mgmt dr that she was suffering from tendonitis in the diaphragm. Could this be my problem?
Asked On : Wed, 1 Jun 2011
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  User's Response
You must take rest. Don't take any rich food enriched with oil.
You must take Sufficient water daily - minimum 15 glasses per day.
Never use pain killers because it may produce gastritis which also create excessive pain in your upper abdomen.

Rx, Fer.Phos 6x - 6tabs Twice daily before meal.

Arn.Mont. 1M - 4D - Twice daily for Two days.

Carb.Veg. 1M -6D -Twice daily for 3 days.
Answered: Wed, 1 Jun 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Hi, Cee Lawrence,
As you have under gone each and every tests which are all negative.
Now only two things remaining,
Go for ECG to rule out cardiac cause,
you might have costo chondritis.
ok and bye.
Answered: Wed, 1 Jun 2011
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