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Been to 3 doctors and no answers...

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 21, 2007
  • 00:12 AM

I have now been to 3 different doctors regarding the same issue and still don't have any answers.
I have been having pain on my upper right side for a little over a month now. I had my gallbladder removed 2 years ago. The pain is pretty steady on that side, it's not "double me over" pain, but it's there constantly. Most of the time I cannot lay on my right side or on my stomach as it hurts. I also feel bloated most of the time.
I have gained about 25 lbs in the last year or two, with no change in my eating habits or general life. I actually was on a diet limited to 1300 calories a while ago during which I gained weight instead of losing.
I have only had one period within the last year (always on time previously).
I also am constantly tired. I could sleep all day if I was able to.
I have had several blood tests done with the last set done last week. All of my labs have come back normal except for high leukocytes and a high sediment rate. I also had a CT scan last week with contrast. That came back normal as well.
Every doctor has said the same things...basically that's I'm fine. But I don't feel fine and I know deep down that there's something wrong.
Can anyone offer me any suggestions on what to do or who to see?
Thank you.

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  • Ask about having an ERCP to check for stones that might have been left in the bile duct, or have formed there since your Gb was removed.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies Flag this Response
  • Leukocytes...High SED rate? go to www.ahummingbirdsguide.com see how many sx you have...good luck...mommy cat
    mommy cat 1654 Replies Flag this Response
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