Discussions By Condition: I cannot get a diagnosis.

gastro symptoms (tests & procedures negative)

Posted In: I cannot get a diagnosis. 0 Replies
  • Posted By: billjaber
  • December 19, 2010
  • 06:24 PM

Hey all,

For the past 7 months I have been having abdominal (middle and lower) pain throughout the day.
In the beginning it was mostly lower, accompanied by a lot of gas.
More recently, it has become middle also with gas pockets that I can feel.

However, lately I only get the stomach pains when I first wake up. Probably about an 8 on the pain scale, and it's mid abdominal cramps and gas.

When I first went to my gp, he said it was constipation.
I went back 2 months later, had an X-ray done and i was impacted and had to go high fiber and miralax for a while.

After becoming normal, I went back. I was put on nexium which gave me diarrhea and worse abdominal pain. so I was taken off (after 5 days) and refered to a gastroenterologist.

Since then I have had an EGD and bloodwork that came back neg for Celiac, H Pylori, and ulcers.
The doctor put me on a 2 week lactose-free diet. after 5 days I found no help, and did a test drinking a lot of milk and finding no discomfort or gas after. I have ruled out lactose intolerance.

Now the doctor says it may be IBS.

These symptoms sound like anything anyone may know or have?

Thank you all for your help!

Reply Flag this Discussion
Thanks! A moderator will review your post and it will be live within the next 24 hours.