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  • Posted By: aimhoof
  • August 25, 2009
  • 03:22 AM

In late October, I started having sharp stabbing pain in my lower right abdomen. I went to doctors and went to doctors where they did CT scans, blood tests, x rays, and physical exams. They said I had all of the symptoms of appendicitis, but there was no inflammation, so there was nothing for them to do.

Finally, after a trip to the ER in early December, the CT scan showed one possible gall stone. They admitted me to the hospital and removed my gall bladder. The surgeon said that it was so full it would have burst if they hadn't removed it then.

In January, I was told I have Celiac disease. The doctor didn't perform any tests, he just said that's what he thinks was wrong with me. I went on a gluten free diet and it helped with the diarrhea, but the stomach pain is still present.

I've been back to the doctor but none of them seem to know what's wrong with me. They each say that there's one more test they can do, but they don't do it and can't refer me to someone who can. My symptoms are as follows:
sharp stabbing abdominal pain, slight fever (99.9-100.3), headaches, diarrhea or loose stools alternating with constipation.

Does anyone know what this may be?

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  • In late October, I started having sharp stabbing pain in my lower right abdomen. I went to doctors and went to doctors where they did CT scans, blood tests, x rays, and physical exams. They said I had all of the symptoms of appendicitis, but there was no inflammation, so there was nothing for them to do. Finally, after a trip to the ER in early December, the CT scan showed one possible gall stone. They admitted me to the hospital and removed my gall bladder. The surgeon said that it was so full it would have burst if they hadn't removed it then. In January, I was told I have Celiac disease. The doctor didn't perform any tests, he just said that's what he thinks was wrong with me. I went on a gluten free diet and it helped with the diarrhea, but the stomach pain is still present.I've been back to the doctor but none of them seem to know what's wrong with me. They each say that there's one more test they can do, but they don't do it and can't refer me to someone who can. My symptoms are as follows:sharp stabbing abdominal pain, slight fever (99.9-100.3), headaches, diarrhea or loose stools alternating with constipation.Does anyone know what this may be?You might want to look up abdominal adhesions and see if those symptoms fit.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 27, 2009
    • 03:59 PM
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  • I have the same problem! About 4 years ago i had my appendix removed. Then they thought i had gull bladder problems but they did every test possible and not one showed anything wrong with my gull bladder. They then tested me for allergy to gluten, nothing. I was told it was probably just acid reflux, so i was put on prilosec, it helps for two weeks and then the pain returns worse. I also battle with diarrhea alternating with constipation. I was diagnosed with migraines a couple months ago. and recently every morning I wake up my stomache is bloated to the size of a woman who is about 7 or 8 months pregnant no lie. It feels as if my skin is going to rip. The Dr. has no explanation for my bloating and blames it on Irritable Bowl Syndrome and has me taking bentyl which does not help my bloating its aweful. I also get extremely sick to my stomache as if i am going to get sick, and no i am not pregnant. I wich I could figure it out becasue i have battled it for so long and i keep getting more and more symptoms, and dr.s now think i am nuts and there is nothing wrong with me and that im making it up, so i cant even count on them to help me out any longer!
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 28, 2009
    • 03:39 AM
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  • In late October, I started having sharp stabbing pain in my lower right abdomen. I went to doctors and went to doctors where they did CT scans, blood tests, x rays, and physical exams. They said I had all of the symptoms of appendicitis, but there was no inflammation, so there was nothing for them to do. Finally, after a trip to the ER in early December, the CT scan showed one possible gall stone. They admitted me to the hospital and removed my gall bladder. The surgeon said that it was so full it would have burst if they hadn't removed it then. In January, I was told I have Celiac disease. The doctor didn't perform any tests, he just said that's what he thinks was wrong with me. I went on a gluten free diet and it helped with the diarrhea, but the stomach pain is still present.I've been back to the doctor but none of them seem to know what's wrong with me. They each say that there's one more test they can do, but they don't do it and can't refer me to someone who can. My symptoms are as follows:sharp stabbing abdominal pain, slight fever (99.9-100.3), headaches, diarrhea or loose stools alternating with constipation.Does anyone know what this may be?Google Celiac Disease- see what you can change in your diet to improve your issuethen stick to it and see if that improves.You already know changing the diet helps- If you are eating sweeteners- drop them in a hurrythe only sweeteners you should be eating is agave or stevia unless you are ok with sugar or HFCS. Try herbal solutions and supplements and make sure what you buy is not adulterated by reading labels- read the label to everything you put on or in your body and stay away from Polysorbate 80, sucralose, aspartame and other dangerous foods.
    founddog 188 Replies
    • August 28, 2009
    • 04:56 PM
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  • You might want to look up abdominal adhesions and see if those symptoms fit.CHeck out the following webiste --www.aboutadhesions.com
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 29, 2009
    • 01:51 PM
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  • You might want to look up abdominal adhesions and see if those symptoms fit.www.aboutadhesions.com Dr Semertzites in located in Cincinnati Ohio and specializes in abdominal adhesions
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 29, 2009
    • 01:56 PM
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