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lower abdominal and back pain

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 1, 2008
  • 00:16 AM

i've been having some problems with abdominal pain. it started 2 months ago where i was getting pain below my sternum after eating, and intermittent diarrhoea. i was testing for H. pylori, and other bacterium but the tests were negative. the tests revealed that I was anemic and had an elevated white blood cell count. the pain has since moved to my lower abdomen, and localised around my right hip and lower back (it's extremely painful). i was convinced it was appendicitis so got a second opinion and a CT scan. but my liver, kidneys, GI tract and appendix all appear normal! i still have the pain, and it feels like it's getting worse. it's a constant ache with stabbing pains around my lower abdomen (mostly on my right side) and my middle-lower back on my right side. My stomach is distended and hurts when i press it. my urine is now a dark tea colour even though i'm drinking water, and i'm getting really worried. if someone has any idea what this is please let me know!

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  • Your post mentioned stomach pain after eating and diarrhea. These are two frequent symptoms for a Candida infection. This problem occurs when Candida bacteria in the intestine gets overgrown. Since Candida is a naturally occurring bacteria in the intestine it is very difficult for the traditional medical community to diagnose. To get more information check out this website:
    Doug B 1 Replies
    • August 11, 2008
    • 11:09 PM
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  • You are also describing the typical pain that is found in Crohns. Crohns can take years to diagnose, and if you havent you should have a colonscopy and have your doctor send a fecal test to the lab. Kiera
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 12, 2008
    • 05:24 AM
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