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stomache pain for 2 months & vomiting

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  • Posted By: Beverly4015
  • January 3, 2007
  • 11:48 PM


My daughter has been sick for the past 2 months-she is 18 and has been not able to keep anything down, except for
10-cheese-its, small pudding, small amount mashed potatoes, a plain roll, 6- graham cracker sticks, mini popsicles and small amount of propel. (her amounts have to be very small, like what you give a one year old child and she can only have something to eat after she takes her medication, which she takes 3 times a day, also is not able to drink that much or else she gets sick, in one day she can usually keep down half a bottle of propel)
Started getting sick on October 22, 2006 – Has lost 36 lbs
Symptoms - Throwing up, nausea, right side hurts – Dull Pain from bottom of stomach in hip area up to the rib – gets sharp pain all over right side of stomach from bottom to top
She has had these test done:
Ultrasound of stomach – Blood work – everything came out ok-except enlarged liver-thought it was from poor eating habits
MRI of Brain – thought it could be inner ear – had some blockage
Endoscopy– took 2 biopsies – had some lesions on stomach - says stomach doesn’t work – biopsies came back negative
Empty Study Test – ate radioactive eggs – test was negative
Upper Barium GI – December 29 – Blood work - have not received results – Dr. on vacation
Medications currently taking:
Zofran
Phenergan
Reglan
If you have any idea as to what is wrong! Please let me know!!
Thank You!!

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  • Oh my gash- first thing first:do not feed her processed food, dairy, synthetics, caffeine, chocolate, refined sugar, or refined wheat; not even bottle juices! her liver is intoxicated, that is so obvious. she need to detoxify the liver with natural flavonoids (quercitin and luteolin) . also, the "made to believe food" that you give her is trashing down her guts and she is getting 0% nutrition.start feeding her boiled yams, french beans, spinach, cabbage, cucumbers, tons of carrots, radish, etc. she needs to take a high quality multi vitamins, probiotics, and flaxseed oil and fish oil ASAP- so she can sustain herself.She my throw it up the first times, but she will keep it dowN, I am sure.have her tested for yeast, fungus in her intestines (candida albicans).read the book "Never Be Sick Again", by Raymond Francis.God Bless.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 4, 2007
    • 00:51 AM
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  • why is she taking those medications?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 4, 2007
    • 00:52 AM
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  • test her for celiac disease
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 4, 2007
    • 03:23 AM
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  • she is taking the medications to help from getting sick and the reglan is to help her stomach start working again-the GI DR. had said her stomach is lazy and does not recognize the food or process the food
    Beverly4015 1 Replies
    • January 4, 2007
    • 11:02 PM
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  • her stomach is not "lazy"- it is dysfunctional- the stomach cells can only take so much stress when they are not being nourished. Sugar strips down energy from the gastrointestinal cells- when this happens, they go dysfunctional and die. It does not matter if she "eats healthy"- sugar works as an anti nutrient. Also chemical substances like aspartame, attach to the cells, and break their DNA- if this cells don't die or repair themselves before they split into new cells, they are mutant cells and can cause irreversible diseases.I would advise you to discontinue all the meds.Wash your old blender and start throwing in some fresh fruits.Do veggie juices too, with broco sprouts. Avoid alfalfa for now.Steam some fresh spinach and green beans, but a dash of celtic sea salt.Feed her some boiled chayote squash.Avoid corn, rice, wheat, and potatoes, oranges and egg, until she gets better.Love to your family!
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 4, 2007
    • 11:40 PM
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  • Have you looked into hepatitis or Autoimmune Hepatitis. Autoimmune hepatitis is not a contagious disease, but rather an autoimmune response that affects the liver. I believe a liver biopsy diagnoses it when it is indicated by other tests that are abnormal such as raised liver enzymes and antibody testing. Just an idea
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 5, 2007
    • 01:31 AM
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  • Don't listen to this medical conspiracy nut who thinks everything is poison and all of man's ailments are caused by yeast. And for god's sake, if you think the medicine is helping, have her keep taking it.As for this whole yeast thing, see http://www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/candida.htmlI hope you find your answers soon. I think most of us on this board know how bad not knowing what you're suffering from is.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 5, 2007
    • 02:30 AM
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  • Candida as a cause may be on shaky ground, but the dietary advice that usually goes with it is pretty sound for people with chronic digestive disorder. This "detoxification" diet is high in nutrients that are easy for the body to digest - and it cuts out all the common sources of food intolerence. Although Celiac's Disease is the only medically recognized auto-immune disorder with a known cause, people have reported similar symptoms from a wide variety of similar grains and starches such as corn, soy, potato, rice, and just about every preservative, spice, flavoring, texture, or additive known to chefs. Baked goods are like the pinnacle of indegestibility - wheat and dairy and hydrogenated fats, and low in vitamins to boot. The research on these other foods just isn't there, so "legit" doctors make up digestive disorders like Inflamed/Irritable Bowel or Colitis (Latin for Swollen Colon) that are not based on any understanding of the cause, whatsoever. (It is like the time the dermatologist told me I had 'dermatitis' of some unknown type - literally from the latin, 'inflamed skin').Describing the situation in Latin and throwing random toxic drugs at it is not really a permanent solution. Dietary purification cures people, permanently, without drugs or side effects.
    Azaral 152 Replies
    • January 5, 2007
    • 02:55 AM
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  • By the way, you cannot just "stop taking these drugs."Zorfan has been linked to odd heart rythms and some of the patients' experiences when stopping has sounded like extreme withdrawal such as from nicotine or heroin including extreme pain, suicidal thoughts, and extreme disorientation. PHENERGAN Generic Name: promethazine (oral) is an anti-immune chemical. Your doctor is using this to suppress your daughter's own biological defenses from harming her further. This tells me that your doctor might suspect a food allergy/intolerence too, but he makes more money by forcefully supressing her immune system and treating all the resulting infections and possible eventual organ failures.Reglan (metoclopramide) is most commonly prescribed to patients suffering from gastroesophageal reflux. The FDA has approved the pharmaceutical for short-term use (4 to 12 weeks) and only when conservative treatment fails. In spite of the fact that the FDA has approved Reglan only for short-term use, approximately one-third of patients are being prescribed the medication for 12 months or longer. Long-term use can cause serious side effects, including tardive dyskinesia, a neurological disorder which causes involuntary movements of the tongue, mouth, face, lips and sometimes arms, trunk or legs. Although the labeling for Reglan and generic metoclopramide mentions tardive dyskinesia, the labeling suggests that it rarely occurs. Notwithstanding this statement by these drug companies, two studies have determined the prevalence of tardive dyskinesia is between 27 percent and 29 percent in long-term users.
    Azaral 152 Replies
    • January 5, 2007
    • 03:09 AM
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  • Candida as a cause may be on shaky ground, but the dietary advice that usually goes with it is pretty sound for people with chronic digestive disorder. This "detoxification" diet is high in nutrients that are easy for the body to digest - and it cuts out all the common sources of food intolerence. Although Celiac's Disease is the only medically recognized auto-immune disorder with a known cause, people have reported similar symptoms from a wide variety of similar grains and starches such as corn, soy, potato, rice, and just about every preservative, spice, flavoring, texture, or additive known to chefs. Baked goods are like the pinnacle of indegestibility - wheat and dairy and hydrogenated fats, and low in vitamins to boot. The research on these other foods just isn't there, so "legit" doctors make up digestive disorders like Inflamed/Irritable Bowel or Colitis (Latin for Swollen Colon) that are not based on any understanding of the cause, whatsoever. (It is like the time the dermatologist told me I had 'dermatitis' of some unknown type - literally from the latin, 'inflamed skin').Describing the situation in Latin and throwing random toxic drugs at it is not really a permanent solution. Dietary purification cures people, permanently, without drugs or side effects.------Thumbs up
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 5, 2007
    • 03:17 AM
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  • Don't listen to this medical conspiracy nut who thinks everything is poison and all of man's ailments are caused by yeast. And for god's sake, if you think the medicine is helping, have her keep taking it.As for this whole yeast thing, see http://www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/candida.htmlI hope you find your answers soon. I think most of us on this board know how bad not knowing what you're suffering from is.---------------Come on- I am not asking the OP to do anything unnatural- why are you so upset?I am not asking her to buy anything.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 5, 2007
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  • How about this: go to another doctor if you are not satisfied, and put your daughter in a hospital. See a specialist. She needs to be on IV nutrients to maintain weight and health. Do not listen to these idiots without a medical degree, you daughter's life is at stake. If she can't eat real food, stop feeding it to her. Do not discontinue medication without telling your doctor. If you have questions, talk to your doctor about them.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 5, 2007
    • 03:45 AM
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  • How about this: go to another doctor if you are not satisfied, and put your daughter in a hospital. See a specialist. She needs to be on IV nutrients to maintain weight and health. Do not listen to these idiots without a medical degree, you daughter's life is at stake. If she can't eat real food, stop feeding it to her. Do not discontinue medication without telling your doctor. If you have questions, talk to your doctor about them.What is she going to do going to another doctor when the first doctor does not even have the blood work results? She is going to another doctor to have more blood work done and wait longer for the results? Besides, she can talk to this doctor about how he went about prescribing these drugs to her without blood work? How would he know that these drugs are not adverse if he has not seen the test results?She has to get the results and then check with a different doctor.So the diet idea is not a bad idea at all- she needs to sustain herself.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 5, 2007
    • 04:00 AM
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  • It's always best to get a second oppinion. Your daughters health is most important. And even if and when you finally get those blood results...she should be retested by this time anyhow. Good luck
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 5, 2007
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  • ---------------Come on- I am not asking the OP to do anything unnatural- why are you so upset?I am not asking her to buy anything.If you're asking someone to stop taking their medication, you'd better have a better reason than that work of fiction. That's why I've only actually responded to that garbage in 2 topics, one of them being my own.As for the Phenergan, I don't see anything about it weakening the immune system (though I'm sure Wikipedia isn't the best source, I know). Anti-allergy, yes. And as far as I can see, the one thing they all have in common is keeping people from throwing up.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 5, 2007
    • 10:27 PM
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  • If you're asking someone to stop taking their medication, you'd better have a better reason than that work of fiction. That's why I've only actually responded to that garbage in 2 topics, one of them being my own.As for the Phenergan, I don't see anything about it weakening the immune system (though I'm sure Wikipedia isn't the best source, I know). Anti-allergy, yes. And as far as I can see, the one thing they all have in common is keeping people from throwing up.I did not tell her to stop the medication without supervision- I am sure she read the instructions- and it explains that she could not stop it without medical supervision. You assume too much.Besides you are just living miserably because people try to help and you reject the help with hatred- as if I was really trying to hurt someone.Go eat your sugar and chillax. Advocate for your healing.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 5, 2007
    • 11:29 PM
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  • Wow - this post is feisty! Re: the drugs she is taking. Please go to www.drugs.com and click on drug interactions. Punch in the drugs she is taking and see what it says about interactions. NEVER ASSUME A DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST WILL KNOW THESE DANGEROUS INTERACTIONS!!! I am an acupuncturist and whenever I have a patient taking more than 3 pharmaceuticals, I check them in my drug reference guide. I once had a patient who was taking two meds that were strictly forbidden and contraindicated. You must be informed consumers when it comes to pharmaceuticals! I also had a woman whose daughter had a seizure after taking an antibiotic, went to the emergency room and they said absolutely that it had nothing to do with the antibiotic she was taking. A five minute check in my book had seizures IN BOLD as a side effect... Okay, I am finished ranting...sorry. Back to your daughter's problem. Endoscopy– took 2 biopsies – had some lesions on stomach - says stomach doesn’t work – Sounds like you need another doctors opinion. I would get all test work and find another doctor. An 18 year old's stomach just doesn't stop working! If you can. try to find an acupuncturist who specializes in Chinese herbs. This is extremely effective for gastrointestinal problems. I can't offer a western diagnosis, but feel confident she would find relief through Traditional Chinese Medicine.Best of luck to you and your daughter,Doctor of Oriental Medicine
    acuann 3080 Replies
    • January 6, 2007
    • 03:47 AM
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