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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 19, 2010
  • 03:39 PM

My partner is suffering from something that no doctor so far has been able to diagnose, in three seperate countries. She gets intermittant stomach pain, and by intermittant i mean a few days every few months, but the pain is enough that she is curled into a ball or crying at the time. It even is intermittant when it is effecting her, coming and disappearing anywhere from ten minutes to a few hours after it arrives, then disappearing for around the same time and returning just as strong. It comes with nausea and baths appear to help it. I Have offered cealiacs disease to her, as well as worms but so far testing for the first and treating for the second hasn't helped. Its a real mystery to me and her, and its really heartbreaking to see her like this. Any help would be really appreciated.

Notes about her:
She spends a lot of time around horses/farms
She is healthy otherwise.
No known allergies
Mid twenties
Born canada, spent time in europe, living in australia now, never been to asia or africa[for regional parasites?[

As I Said,a ny help is appreciated, if more information is required please ask!

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  • Just bumping, any help would really be appreciated. She has been suffering for almost a whole week so far, she literally cannot get out of bed it hurts so much currently, she says the pain is blunt, not stabbing and continuous
    Anonymous 42789 Replies Flag this Response
  • first i'd like to say im no doctor but its strange how baths help unless it's something like cramping. i know a hot bath helps like period cramps. So maybe it's just stomach cramps?? You dont say if she's seen a specialist but if she hasnt done.. get your doctor to send her to a gastroenterologist to see what they say.
    taniaaust1 2267 Replies Flag this Response
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