I am 16 years old. I have been sick since I was 9. I get extreme cramping and irregular bowel movements that vary from day to day or even during the day. when I was 9 I got my period for the first time and the doctors blamed it on that. That one year when I was in 5th grade was ****. The pain was so bad I couldn't function let alone leave the bathroom. I tried everything fiber, probiotics and the doctors were stumped. then I got the stomach virus and felt better. I would only get pains the week before and during my period. I also always had pain when I had to use the bathroom I was always constipated or having diarrhea. But from 6th to 8th grade it wasn't as bad. then when I got to 9th grade I got so sick I ended up in the hospital and I couldn't even move I had shooting pains all through my stomach it was unbearable I was nauseous and the pain was constant It even hurt to breath. they did a sonogram that night everything was fine so they sent me home. A few months later I had a colonoscopy and endoscopy that came up normal and they told my mom they have nothing else to call it but ibs. Then I was at a loss they told me the pain was all in my head and I need to live with it. I also had another sonogram scheduled we kept the appt. even though blood work and stool cultures and the endoscopy and colonoscopy were fine. The sonogram showed a huge ovarian cyst it was so big that it stretched out my ovary. how did they miss that in the hospital. Well they put me on the birth control to shrink it. the pill helped about 50% and I was a little better in 10th grade. Now i'm in 11th and the pain got worse we redid all the tests everything was fine and there was no trace of ibs but this time i'm nauseous and very gassy. They tested my gallbladder because of my symptoms but i'm I a lot of pain after eating so I just don't eat and im down 16 pounds in 3 weeks. I have no life and constant pain. I did go to see a counselor to prove its not in my head so that end is taken care of to me this all sounds hormonal and gynecological but has anyone been through this I need answers does anyone have any suggestions or know what it could be.Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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