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Help with spleen and gall bladder issue PLEASE!

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 12, 2012
  • 06:32 PM

I have always what some refer to as barrel shaped but it is getting worse. I look like I am pregnant when I am not.

One month ago, I saw my doc for a pain that I was having in my right side just behind my rib cage with pain that radiated to my back and as well as a reoccuring bladder infection and bone and joint issues. I went for an ultrasound on my stomach and my doc noticed that my spleen was swollen and that there was fatty ribbons throughout my liver. He didnt mention my gall bladder until my next visit when I had verified where the issue was on my right.All of my counts for blood are fine as of now and I dont know what to do. He attributed my joint bone and muscle spasms to fibromyalga as I have insomnia and other symptoms. but I cannot help but wonder if my joint bone and muscle pain/spasms were a symptom of something else.

my next step is to go for a CT scan next week.

so basically:
- gall bladder attacks
- reoccurring bladder and UTI infections
- swollen spleen that is now causing pain
- bone joint and muscle pain
- acid relux
- insomnia
- "normal" blood work
- my mom has had similar symptoms as well and hers is just worse than mine. so possibly hereditary???

I have tried to find things on my own but am finding it difficult to filter through the gastrointestinal diseases disorders and syndromes. If anyone is able to help by providing a resource or advice and things to look into, that would be super helpful. thank you.

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