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I am haveing problems with chronic Nausea- I need Help

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  • Posted By: channing28270
  • May 30, 2006
  • 08:33 PM

I have been haveing some issues with Chronic Nausea everyday alot lately I do not feel good haveing this problems at all I have some questions My questions are:

1. Is there anyone that has problems with chronic Nausea like Me?
2. Is Chronic Nausea a Gastrointestinal problem?
3. What can I do to get my Chronic Nausea fixed because I am haveing a hard time being able to Keep things Like My medicines I need to take everyday Down ?

If you know the answers please e-mail me at channing28270@yahoo.com
and channinga@carolina.rr.com

channing

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  • Dear Chronic Nausea, I know exactly what you mean. I am the type of person that doesn't like to go to doctors, and I have a pretty good tolerance to pain. Meaning, I once broke my ankle, and didn't even know it. My point here is, I am slowly losing the fight to deal with this any longer. Everyday I have nausea, and vomiting. Sometimes I am able to fight back the vomiting, but to be honest, its not pretty. It hurts and all of the many doctors I have had, have no idea whats wrong. One doctor suggested that my stomach was not digesting properly, but after being in the hospital for 3 days, i begged him to send me home and let me do the tests as outpatient. Did I mention that I don't like to go to the doctor, lol. I only want to be at home when I dont feel good. I have episodes all throughout the day, but it is really bad in the morning. My doctors have tried the anxiety route, but i dont like the medicine they wanted me to try (klanopen) maybe spelled wrong. Also, my nausea wakes me up out of a dead sleep, doesnt matter what time it is. So if it is anxiety, what am i so anxious about in dead sleep? Lol anyway, I had my galbladder removed, that didnt help, though the surgeon said it was lacerated and inflamed. Whatever I am supposed to do with that information, i dont know. He didnt act concerned, but.... I mean he used the word lacerated for crying out loud. Lol anyway I am at my wits end. I could go on and on about the treatment i have tried. I am gonna see if i can do a stomach emptying scan, and see if my stomach is digesting properly. I have pain in the middle of my chest, kinda right under my breast bone. I dont know what is wrong with me, but i am slowly giving up hope. I have been at it for 5 years now, and this illness is taking its toll on me. I hope that by now you have received treatment, and you feel much better, so that you can live and healthy and happy life. I know that if you feel like me, being a social butterfly is no longer an option, and it is even harder to work, and focus on my education. Slowly wearing down~
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 18, 2007
    • 08:28 AM
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  • Hello- I'm so sorry you're experiencing this horrible ordeal. I've only had my symptoms for about 2 months. It can be very depressing. (I'm ready to go on anti-dep. meds) Are you having other symptoms along w/ the everyday nausea? When are they doing your gastric-emptying test?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 19, 2007
    • 03:30 PM
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  • What are the medicines you are taking every day? Nausea is a side effect of many meds, and if you are taking more than three kinds per day, it may be the culprit.Please list your meds here, or check out www.drugs.com for more info. Doctors don't usually think of this, and it is a major side effect of certain meds. It doesn't matter how long you have been taking them, it can build up in your system. This would be the first thing I would check.Best wishes,DOM
    acuann 3080 Replies
    • February 19, 2007
    • 03:43 PM
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  • This is my story, I hope it helps you.I am suffering from multiple symptoms. I have been suffering from this for apprx. 20 years. Maybe longer. It seems progressive as the attacks have gotten progressively worse over time. I had attacks sort of like this in childhood but rarely. Then more in my late teens and twenties but again rarely. Then at about 35 it seemed to progress to monthly then weekly. Now the attacks last up to 3 and 4 days. I have literally measured a 3 and sometimes 4 inch difference in my upper abdomen during attacks lasting 3 or 4 days. Non attack measurement is 43", attack measurements are: 45 or 46". other symptoms as follows:Severe abdominal pain (mostly in center of upper ab)Bloating & pressureIncrease in abdominal measurement of up to 3.5"nauseavomitting (bile, clear bitter liquid, brown slimy liquid)blood in vomit (bright red)blood in stool (bright red & dark red jellied )sweating excessively and suddenlydizzinessthin stoolswatery stoolsmucusy stoolswheezing/asthma symptomsfeeling of something stuck in left front of throatanal painMood swings or crying jags without causeI have been hospitalized for extreme vomitting only to be released 3 days later with diagnosis of bowel inflammation. Symptoms never stopped. That was 2005. I had a cecerean in 1989. I had a tubal ligation in 1995. I had a complete hysterectomy in 2000 due to poly-cystic ovary disease. Both of my ovaries were enlarged one being the size of a grapefruit. I've had 4 colonoscopies over a 17 year period (all found & removed benign polyps). I've had exploritory that found nothing unusual (2001). I've had a kidney stone surgically retracted (2004). I've had a breast biopsy of fatty tumor found neg (2001).Recent tests done.Full blood profile-Dec- Found to be hypothyroidic- perscribed synthroid-no change in symptomsER visit due to sever pain-Feb- Ct scan showed no abnormalities; possible hiatal herniaFollow-up Blood profile at ER- Feb- showed synthroid not at theraputic levelColonoscopy- Jan- Benign polyps found and removed from colon. No other abnormalitiesEndoscopy- Jan- with colonoscopy- benign polyps found and removed. No other abnormalitiesFluoroscopy-Feb- showed 5 or 6 lesions/lesion areas. Polyposis suspectedPillCam test to be done next week for further diagnosis.I am aware that these symptoms are also symptoms of various diseases, but am most concerned about Liver, pancreatic, or lymph cancer. I am also wondering if this is some syndrome yet to be discovered. It would be great if we could cross-reference ours and others symptoms and find some correlation. Maybe then we could find out what is happening to us.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 21, 2007
    • 11:05 PM
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  • Dear Chronic Nausea, I know exactly what you mean. I am the type of person that doesn't like to go to doctors, and I have a pretty good tolerance to pain. Meaning, I once broke my ankle, and didn't even know it. My point here is, I am slowly losing the fight to deal with this any longer. Everyday I have nausea, and vomiting. Sometimes I am able to fight back the vomiting, but to be honest, its not pretty. It hurts and all of the many doctors I have had, have no idea whats wrong. One doctor suggested that my stomach was not digesting properly, but after being in the hospital for 3 days, i begged him to send me home and let me do the tests as outpatient. Did I mention that I don't like to go to the doctor, lol. I only want to be at home when I dont feel good. I have episodes all throughout the day, but it is really bad in the morning. My doctors have tried the anxiety route, but i dont like the medicine they wanted me to try (klanopen) maybe spelled wrong. Also, my nausea wakes me up out of a dead sleep, doesnt matter what time it is. So if it is anxiety, what am i so anxious about in dead sleep? Lol anyway, I had my galbladder removed, that didnt help, though the surgeon said it was lacerated and inflamed. Whatever I am supposed to do with that information, i dont know. He didnt act concerned, but.... I mean he used the word lacerated for crying out loud. Lol anyway I am at my wits end. I could go on and on about the treatment i have tried. I am gonna see if i can do a stomach emptying scan, and see if my stomach is digesting properly. I have pain in the middle of my chest, kinda right under my breast bone. I dont know what is wrong with me, but i am slowly giving up hope. I have been at it for 5 years now, and this illness is taking its toll on me. I hope that by now you have received treatment, and you feel much better, so that you can live and healthy and happy life. I know that if you feel like me, being a social butterfly is no longer an option, and it is even harder to work, and focus on my education. Slowly wearing down~My 28 year old son has had many of the same symptons for several years. Naseau (vomiting every morning) extremely tired (sleeps 13 hours at a time & having trouble getting out of bed) He at one time was having stomach pains & they took out him gall blader. He has been thru several GI test, MRI etc. was finally started on meds for anxiety, all the anxiety meds (if they work) have only worked for a few months & then stops. He is going in for a sleep apnea test next, but we really don't know what is causing the vomiting & extreme fatigue. Have you found any relief & if so, what was the problem. Thank you for any help. Any information you can give would be very appreciated. If you would like to reply to me at donna@magnamtruck.com
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  • Hello to all, and I am sorry that either you feel bad, or you know someone that does. I hate that sickness, illnesses, and diseases even exist. Well, I will update you on my progress and give you a little more information about the symptoms I am having. When I was ten years old I was hospitalized for 104* temp, vomiting (I literally couldn't keep water down, or anything else) I was out of school for a month or longer. I was that kid who had their hospital room number written on the chalkboard, and the whole class made get well cards for me. Sweet as it was, I missed a lot of fifth grade. I eventually was released from the hospital, the doctors never knew what was wrong with me, they just blamed it on some viral stomach infection. I am listing this because the diagnosis was undetermined. Somehow, I can't help but think it has to be linked to what is going on with me today. I was also diagnosed with Grave's disease at the age of fifteen, I have a small goiter, and my levels are doing just fine without medication. I wake up with nausea/vomiting everyday, I have sharp gnawing pain in my upper stomach area, right underneath my breastbone. (killian's triangle I believe is what the tech term is) Sometimes I vomit yellow stuff that has an extremely bitter taste to it, and it almost chokes me just to try and swallow after vomiting, and there is also sometimes foamy stuff mixed in the yellow stuff. Some other symptoms are chronic diarrhea, night sweats (I usually only sweat when working out, or extreme labor), I can hear my stomach gurgling and press on the area right underneath my breast bone and I can actually hear and feel the gurgling being pushed out. I have been having back pain in the past two years, I assume it was work related, but I just don' t know. I'm not the type of person that just runs to the doctor when something is wrong with me. However, on this issue with my stomach problems, I have no choice but to get help. I do not have insurance so that immediately stops me from getting the help that I need. I have tried state insurance, and they qouted me at $600 a month. That's double my rent, and since I don't feel good, I have had to cut back on my work hours. I am now down to two four hour shifts a week. It's kind of hard to work, when you are throwing up all over yourself. Sometimes I get sick while I am driving, and have to throw up all over myself, because I can't pull over to the side fast enough. I am 27 years old, outgoing, and the focus of my life is to help others. I know that may sound a bit Oprah-ish, but I really find happiness in helping others. I can't remember the last time I had a "normal" bowel movement. I really don't want to describe it, but..... here goes. Diarrhea on a daily basis, matter of fact it has become my second american express card, that I can't leave home without. Pardon my sarcasm, but I am tired of living this way. My bathroom "business" is mucousy, and yellow, and it stains the toilet bowel. I sometimes just have foamy yellow stuff coming out. I know this may be a bit disgusting, and I apologize. I can no longer enjoy the company of my friends during any kind of dining experience. I spend more time getting to know the bathroom environment of the restaurant, then I do the table that we are dining at. After eating anything, I have to commit at least thirty minutes to the bathroom. I am currently enrolled in school, however, my symptoms are limiting my ability to attend class on a regular basis. THESE SYMPTOMS ARE AN EVERYDAY THING FOR ME, AND I AM SLOWLY LOSING MY WILL TO EVEN WANT TO EXIST. To some this may sound a bit extreme, but to others you know exactly what I feel. I would never harm myself, I am just not that kind of person. However, when I can't get help because I don't have insurance, I can't get insurance cause I don't make enough money, and I can't make enough money because I don't feel good. Hmmm, what to do......~Slowly wearing down~
    Anonymous 42789 Replies Flag this Response
  • Hello- I'm so sorry you're experiencing this horrible ordeal. I've only had my symptoms for about 2 months. It can be very depressing. (I'm ready to go on anti-dep. meds) Are you having other symptoms along w/ the everyday nausea? When are they doing your gastric-emptying test?I am trying to get into the University of Louisville Hospital. I hear the doctor's there are wonderful, and they have very invasive medical equipment and procedures. This might be my golden ticket to feeling better. I have been to more hospitals than I can count on one hand, and more doctor's than you and I could count on both our hands. I tried the anti-dep. method, rather anxiety, and the meds made me feel TOOO zombie-ish. I did not like that feeling at all, and took myself off of them immediately. I know that it can't be anxiety doing it all by itself, however, I am sure that there is a little bit of involvement. Let me know how they work for you`slowly wearing down`
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  • I lived with this constant nausea for a long time. I just finally thought everyone had nausea like that until I moved and went to see a gastroenterologist who is a friend of the doctor I work for. I had the nausea so bad that at 2 different times I had lost 45 lbs both times. He did gall bladder emptying test and the stomach emptying test on me.....both were to blame. I had to have my gall bladder out and then put on multiple medications for the lack of movement of the stomach. I also have IBS so that doesn't help the problem. He now has me over the constant, daily nausea. Oh, once in a while if I over eat or eat something sweet on an empty stomach I will have it but as for constant...nope, its gone now. So there is help out there and hope you are as lucky as I am to have found the problem.
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  • Hi guys, I am also going through the same thing. I have nausea every day for the last 6 months (especially in the am) and its wearing me down slowly but surely. I also have hot fever-like feelings in my face on a daily basis. They have diagnosed me with anxiety (since I had a miscarriage 6 months ago), but the medicine Im on (Lexapro) hasnt helped with my symptoms at all. I have been to so many doctors and had so many tests and all they can find is gastritis. If it was in fact anxiety- then an anti-depressant/anti-anxiety med like Lexapro shouldve helped. I must say it is completely affecting my life, as I feel horrible every day, therefore dont have the desire to do anything- so b/c of this- I probably have actually become depressed. Either way- they are doing a sonogram of my abdoman next week. I almost am hoping they find something so they can treat it and I can go on with my life. Thanks for letting us know that you did get help and there is hope. This has been a nightmare. Take care, Maria
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  • Hi I also suffer with chonic nausea just about every day. I have no idea why this happens, but I had my gall bladder removed several years back, so I know it can't be that. Generally speaking the nausea doesn't last all day but comes and goes in intervals. I usally feel it in the morning, but it can happen at any time of the day. I also get hearburn almost on a daily basis, and have gas pains under my ribs a lot. I am pretty sure my problems are acid reflux and excess gas and maybe that contributes to my feeling nauseous so much of the time. I guess I should be undergoing some routine GI testing, but the thought of those tubes that are used for teh scopes just scare me so I have lived with this for several years now. At least I know I am not alone in dealing with this problem. By the way, taking xanax does help when I start to panic and fear I will throw up, but I know the entire problem is not psychological, but realize that when I have a panic attack, it makes the nausea that much worse.
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  • i know exactly what you are going through... i came down with a stomach virus almost 3 years ago... i thought the symptoms of my virus would vanish, but after about a week of being nauseous i realized it wasnt going to go away..... after about 2 years of dealing with my chronic nausea i finally went to a gastroenterologist who had me undergo bloodwork, an upper GI series, a gastric emptying test, stool samples, and just recently an endoscopy (im still awaiting the biopsy results)... from these tests they discovered i had slight gastroparesis, slight reflux, a flatness of the villi in my duodenum, and a red patch in my stomach... the medicines for all of which failed to relieve my persistant nausea.... if the biopsy results come back negative i will be at a loss... i am a teenager and should be able to go out and have fun but i have become homebound due to my emetophobia and chronic nausea.... this has also caused me to become mildly depressed.... anyy suggestions??
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  • i have pretty bad nausea too. it comes and goes and sometimes i feel great but sometimes i feel like crap and just wanna die. (kinda) it just feels so bad sometimes and I'm tired of it. it's just so bad i can't even do my work at school. i feel like i can't enjoy my life as much because of this. i have hyperthyroidism and i know that is not the cause of the nausea. i don't vomit though at all but it just feels like it's going to happen but i don't.......
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 6, 2007
    • 06:11 PM
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  • I 'm new to this thread I have all the same symtoms as you and have had mine about 5 yrs also everything you had done I had done. it was like it was me writing your post. scary I'm 28 male and end of my rope tired of being sick all they have come up is I have slite gastroparises can't take reglan allergic to it was in hospital over it. what did you finely do. please reply. thanks Kevin Dear Chronic Nausea, I know exactly what you mean. I am the type of person that doesn't like to go to doctors, and I have a pretty good tolerance to pain. Meaning, I once broke my ankle, and didn't even know it. My point here is, I am slowly losing the fight to deal with this any longer. Everyday I have nausea, and vomiting. Sometimes I am able to fight back the vomiting, but to be honest, its not pretty. It hurts and all of the many doctors I have had, have no idea whats wrong. One doctor suggested that my stomach was not digesting properly, but after being in the hospital for 3 days, i begged him to send me home and let me do the tests as outpatient. Did I mention that I don't like to go to the doctor, lol. I only want to be at home when I dont feel good. I have episodes all throughout the day, but it is really bad in the morning. My doctors have tried the anxiety route, but i dont like the medicine they wanted me to try (klanopen) maybe spelled wrong. Also, my nausea wakes me up out of a dead sleep, doesnt matter what time it is. So if it is anxiety, what am i so anxious about in dead sleep? Lol anyway, I had my galbladder removed, that didnt help, though the surgeon said it was lacerated and inflamed. Whatever I am supposed to do with that information, i dont know. He didnt act concerned, but.... I mean he used the word lacerated for crying out loud. Lol anyway I am at my wits end. I could go on and on about the treatment i have tried. I am gonna see if i can do a stomach emptying scan, and see if my stomach is digesting properly. I have pain in the middle of my chest, kinda right under my breast bone. I dont know what is wrong with me, but i am slowly giving up hope. I have been at it for 5 years now, and this illness is taking its toll on me. I hope that by now you have received treatment, and you feel much better, so that you can live and healthy and happy life. I know that if you feel like me, being a social butterfly is no longer an option, and it is even harder to work, and focus on my education. Slowly wearing down~
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  • Well I know how this feels, I was about to get insurance, then I got sick, and now I can't work enough hours to get it, all very frustrating. Luckily I've had family thats been able to help me with some of my bills, but I've only been sick for 3 1/2 weeks, who knows how long its going to take to get a diagnosis, much less treatment.I had some occasional morning nausea since I got sick with a runny nose and a cough back in January. It was usually from coughing too much right after I woke up (smokers cough probably) that set off the nausea. I only threw up twice from it, once back in January, and once at the end of March. After I threw up I felt much better, and went to work. The second time I threw up, in March, I felt ok and went to work, but after work I got the worst stomach ache and nausea. I haven't really vomited anymore since, except the time my mother took me out for breakfast and I had an omelet, and I assumed I had caught the stomach flu, so I took it easy and waited it out for a week. I've been nauseated every morning after I wake up, usually it takes several hours to let my stomach settle before I can move around, so usually I have to wake up early and lay or sit until I can leave the house. I drink 7up and/or baking soda mixed with water when I get up, since making myself burp usually makes me feel better. Most of the time my stomach feels really bloated and full. Usually my chest feels tight or heavy, though sometimes its worse than others. It seems to get slightly better in the late afternoons or evenings, and then gets a bit worse later at night. I can eat, but not very much at one time, so I have to eat a little, then wait for my stomach to settle again. No fever, just a little vomiting, no real diarrhea, just the stomach, a very sore back if I have to stand for a long time, and a tightness in my chest. I went into the urgent care clinic after a week, and they said my bilirubin was 7.3 (normal is around 0.2-1.0...but closer to 0.2 is better). They thought it might be hepatitis so they took some blood and sent me home. The test came back negative, but I've since been retested, just in case I was tested "too early" and it hadn't had a chance to turn positive yet, I'll get those results on Monday hopefully. Anyway, after the second week, I had what felt like a panic attack and had to sleep at a friends in case I had to go to the hospital. I went back to urgent care later, and my bilirubin was at 4.8, and they gave me 0.5mg Lorazepam (Ativan) for anxiety, which I think helps calm me down, though it doesn't do anything for the real problem. After the 3rd week the doctor I saw the first time at urgent care set up an abdominal ultrasound to check for gallstones, which they didn't seem to find any. At this point, my bilirubin had gone down to 1.7. I haven't heard from him since, his secretary called to tell me the results. So that's where I'm at now, I have an appointment with a new doctor on Wednesday, and my second hepatitis test comes back on Monday, in the meantime I've been going back and forth between miserable and downright scared since the 27th of March when all this started. I don't know how people can go through something like this for months or years, I lasted about 3 or 4 days before I was like, ok, I *need* to get better *soon*. Even though my bilirubin has gone down, I still feel terrible every day, and I still don't even know whats wrong. I'm hoping this new doctor will take pity on me, and find me some sort of specialist who can figure out whats going on and help me. If anyone has had anything similar and can offer any help, it would be much appreciated, and if I ever find out what this is, I'll let you know! Whatever it is, its horrible! Wish everyone else luck.Hello to all, and I am sorry that either you feel bad, or you know someone that does. I hate that sickness, illnesses, and diseases even exist. Well, I will update you on my progress and give you a little more information about the symptoms I am having. When I was ten years old I was hospitalized for 104* temp, vomiting (I literally couldn't keep water down, or anything else) I was out of school for a month or longer. I was that kid who had their hospital room number written on the chalkboard, and the whole class made get well cards for me. Sweet as it was, I missed a lot of fifth grade. I eventually was released from the hospital, the doctors never knew what was wrong with me, they just blamed it on some viral stomach infection. I am listing this because the diagnosis was undetermined. Somehow, I can't help but think it has to be linked to what is going on with me today. I was also diagnosed with Grave's disease at the age of fifteen, I have a small goiter, and my levels are doing just fine without medication. I wake up with nausea/vomiting everyday, I have sharp gnawing pain in my upper stomach area, right underneath my breastbone. (killian's triangle I believe is what the tech term is) Sometimes I vomit yellow stuff that has an extremely bitter taste to it, and it almost chokes me just to try and swallow after vomiting, and there is also sometimes foamy stuff mixed in the yellow stuff. Some other symptoms are chronic diarrhea, night sweats (I usually only sweat when working out, or extreme labor), I can hear my stomach gurgling and press on the area right underneath my breast bone and I can actually hear and feel the gurgling being pushed out. I have been having back pain in the past two years, I assume it was work related, but I just don' t know. I'm not the type of person that just runs to the doctor when something is wrong with me. However, on this issue with my stomach problems, I have no choice but to get help. I do not have insurance so that immediately stops me from getting the help that I need. I have tried state insurance, and they qouted me at $600 a month. That's double my rent, and since I don't feel good, I have had to cut back on my work hours. I am now down to two four hour shifts a week. It's kind of hard to work, when you are throwing up all over yourself. Sometimes I get sick while I am driving, and have to throw up all over myself, because I can't pull over to the side fast enough. I am 27 years old, outgoing, and the focus of my life is to help others. I know that may sound a bit Oprah-ish, but I really find happiness in helping others. I can't remember the last time I had a "normal" bowel movement. I really don't want to describe it, but..... here goes. Diarrhea on a daily basis, matter of fact it has become my second american express card, that I can't leave home without. Pardon my sarcasm, but I am tired of living this way. My bathroom "business" is mucousy, and yellow, and it stains the toilet bowel. I sometimes just have foamy yellow stuff coming out. I know this may be a bit disgusting, and I apologize. I can no longer enjoy the company of my friends during any kind of dining experience. I spend more time getting to know the bathroom environment of the restaurant, then I do the table that we are dining at. After eating anything, I have to commit at least thirty minutes to the bathroom. I am currently enrolled in school, however, my symptoms are limiting my ability to attend class on a regular basis. THESE SYMPTOMS ARE AN EVERYDAY THING FOR ME, AND I AM SLOWLY LOSING MY WILL TO EVEN WANT TO EXIST. To some this may sound a bit extreme, but to others you know exactly what I feel. I would never harm myself, I am just not that kind of person. However, when I can't get help because I don't have insurance, I can't get insurance cause I don't make enough money, and I can't make enough money because I don't feel good. Hmmm, what to do......~Slowly wearing down~
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  • Definitely sounds like gallbladder issues. Please ask your doc for a HIDA scan to check your GB function. In the meanwhile try fresh ginger tea for the nausea - it is very effective and helps with digestion. Consider finding an acupuncturist who is an expert Chinese herbalist to help. Oriental Medicine is very effective for liver and gallbladder issues. Best wishesDOM
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  • I'm fifteen, almost sixteen years old, and I am also having these problems, but not to the extent of some. My problem is that no matter what I eat I get sick. I have never yet thrown up with it, but it is such exteme nausea that I can't handle it. It feels as if that the food I ate is sitting in my throat. I usually get really bad diarrhea with it. It is so bad that I often either have to go home from school or I feel so sick I just sit there as if i'm not in class anyway. I love school and don't want to have to miss any of it. I have been the doctor many times and they have done many tests. They took four vials of blood and tested it for many things. They have done and ultrasound and found nothing. They do not know what I have and because the doctors don't necessarily think I have anything, my parents just start to think I am trying to get attention and start to ignore it. But, it seems to be progressively getting worse. It started out with symptoms once or twice a week and now we are at once or twice a day. I am just to the point I do not know what to do anymore. The only thing I have found that sometimes helps is an over the counter drug called Nauzene. They are chewable tablets that you can take up to four of at a time. Sometimes they help and sometimes they make me feel even worse. But, once I start to feel sick I will chance anything because it doesn't feel like anything could be worse. If anyone has any suggestions I would really appreciate it.
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  • I am going through sadly the same things. I had my gallbladder taken out in October of 2003. I regret the decision to this day....I was better for about 8 months and am now so nauseated everyday I'm truly losing the will to live. I've been to 2 major medical centers in Chicago and all the doctors just think I'm making it up. I burp about 100-200 times a day and I don't even drink pop or anything other than tea and water. I have had just about every test in the world done (13 Barium CT scans, Ultrasounds, Gastric emptying, esophageal manometry, upper gi xrays, lower gi xrays). I have started acupuncture for this and it helps somewhat, but I can't bear the thought of going through the rest of my life feeling like I should carry a trash can with me everywhere I go. If anyone has any suggestions PLEASE let me know. My GI doctor basically told me a couple weeks ago that I have gone through every antinausea/gerd medication out there and there is nothing else he can do. Please help.~Helpless
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  • I am going through sadly the same things. I had my gallbladder taken out in October of 2003. I regret the decision to this day....I was better for about 8 months and am now so nauseated everyday I'm truly losing the will to live. I've been to 2 major medical centers in Chicago and all the doctors just think I'm making it up. I burp about 100-200 times a day and I don't even drink pop or anything other than tea and water. I have had just about every test in the world done (13 Barium CT scans, Ultrasounds, Gastric emptying, esophageal manometry, upper gi xrays, lower gi xrays). I have started acupuncture for this and it helps somewhat, but I can't bear the thought of going through the rest of my life feeling like I should carry a trash can with me everywhere I go. If anyone has any suggestions PLEASE let me know. My GI doctor basically told me a couple weeks ago that I have gone through every antinausea/gerd medication out there and there is nothing else he can do. Please help.~Helpless Have you tried high dosages of digestive enzymes? Pancreatin, protease, amylase, and others?DOM
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  • I was just reading all the people how suffer from Chronic Nausea, extreme bloating, headaches etc. I also suffer the same infliction and have so all my life. I also have had many tests, surgeries, meds and misdiagnosis. I have gone to an internal medicince doc who says I have GERD(acidreflux disease) along with Celiac Disease(Gluten intolerance). I am on meds like an 80 yrs old women. I avoid caffiene, chocolate, dairy and Gluten. But I still ended up having bouts every three months. I finally went to a Naturalpathic Doctor, thru many tests he came to the conclusion i have Leaky Gut Syndrom, I looked it up and now I follow a special Diet and Voila! Well for a few months anyway then it all came back with a vengence. I miss work so much due to this issue that I have been thru three jobs in three years. I am at my wits end until I read an artical about Fibermyalgia while sitting in the doctors office. All of my symptoms are an exact match to Fibermyalgia. So I am on my way to get tested. To my fellow bloggers, look into this and ask your doctor to test you. It is an extremely hard diagnosis cause there really isnt a set blood test for Fibermyalgia. But if you have pain when the doctor takes your blood pressure(the inflated cuff hurts bad)you most likely have Fibermyalgia.. Just a thought :-)
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  • Have had any tests done on your inner ear? I have friend who suffered form chronic nausea and found out it was an inner ear issue.Dear Chronic Nausea, I know exactly what you mean. I am the type of person that doesn't like to go to doctors, and I have a pretty good tolerance to pain. Meaning, I once broke my ankle, and didn't even know it. My point here is, I am slowly losing the fight to deal with this any longer. Everyday I have nausea, and vomiting. Sometimes I am able to fight back the vomiting, but to be honest, its not pretty. It hurts and all of the many doctors I have had, have no idea whats wrong. One doctor suggested that my stomach was not digesting properly, but after being in the hospital for 3 days, i begged him to send me home and let me do the tests as outpatient. Did I mention that I don't like to go to the doctor, lol. I only want to be at home when I dont feel good. I have episodes all throughout the day, but it is really bad in the morning. My doctors have tried the anxiety route, but i dont like the medicine they wanted me to try (klanopen) maybe spelled wrong. Also, my nausea wakes me up out of a dead sleep, doesnt matter what time it is. So if it is anxiety, what am i so anxious about in dead sleep? Lol anyway, I had my galbladder removed, that didnt help, though the surgeon said it was lacerated and inflamed. Whatever I am supposed to do with that information, i dont know. He didnt act concerned, but.... I mean he used the word lacerated for crying out loud. Lol anyway I am at my wits end. I could go on and on about the treatment i have tried. I am gonna see if i can do a stomach emptying scan, and see if my stomach is digesting properly. I have pain in the middle of my chest, kinda right under my breast bone. I dont know what is wrong with me, but i am slowly giving up hope. I have been at it for 5 years now, and this illness is taking its toll on me. I hope that by now you have received treatment, and you feel much better, so that you can live and healthy and happy life. I know that if you feel like me, being a social butterfly is no longer an option, and it is even harder to work, and focus on my education. Slowly wearing down~
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    • October 16, 2009
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