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Severe upper abdominal pain with knee pain

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  • Posted By: dclifton
  • December 1, 2010
  • 04:33 AM

My 10 year old daughter has been suffering for several weeks with severe upper abdominal cramping pain. It started with "attacks" after eating or during bowel movements. She was admitted into the hospital and had a CT-abd, US- abd/pelvic, HIDA scan, colonoscopy, endoscopy and a capsule endoscopy. Everything was normal! All lab work was normal, except for an UA that showed high levels of calcium and stool test that indiacated inflammation. She has moderate pain consistently now and continues to have "attacks" of severe pain randomly, but she is also now having pain behind her knees that seems to come and go with her "attacks". The doctors have no answers! Can anyone please help us understand what this is?:confused:

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  • My 10 year old daughter has been suffering for several weeks with severe upper abdominal cramping pain. It started with "attacks" after eating or during bowel movements. She was admitted into the hospital and had a CT-abd, US- abd/pelvic, HIDA scan, colonoscopy, endoscopy and a capsule endoscopy. Everything was normal! All lab work was normal, except for an UA that showed high levels of calcium and stool test that indiacated inflammation. She has moderate pain consistently now and continues to have "attacks" of severe pain randomly, but she is also now having pain behind her knees that seems to come and go with her "attacks". The doctors have no answers! Can anyone please help us understand what this is?:confused:Wow, that's very strange!! I'm not sure what could be causing all of this, but I do know that high calcium levels can lead to tetany, or muscle contraction. Maybe she's having cramps or spasms somewhere in her stomach from this. But then why high calcium?
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    • December 1, 2010
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