I am quite nervous about my health right now. Recently I was told I have an enlarged liver and spleen. This was seen on an ultrasound. I had a CT but the results still have not been reported... its been 2wks. Anyways, the second week of Feb. I caught some sort of flu... horrible diarrhea, vomiting, fever and dehydration. Since then everything has cleared up except for the fever and nausea. I have begun to have night sweats as well. I am still very fatigued. Additionally, I have lost 10lbs and am not very hungry/ cannot eat very much. I had the initial ultrasound 2-3 wks before I got the flu. It was initially done for upper abdomen pain.
I have seen a GI doc about the enlarged liver and spleen. But he thought nothing of it. He told me the pain I feel in my upper abd/rib cage area is a misplaced rib. He told me to take Ibuprofen. Though I have been taking Tylenol for back pain and the side pain for a while with no relief. He rushed me out of his office with out considering the weight loss or fevers. Both things I see a smoking whistles something is not right. I am pretty sure he didn't even look at the radiologist report. I literally left the office in tears. I am to see another GI this week. But I am so nevous; I just wish I knew what was going on and why I feel so yucky!
Thank God I have a great PCP who's advocating for me and was livid when she heard about the GI. I'm young and I just wish I felt better. Please let me know if you have any ideas or things I should look out for.
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