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Unexplained Recurring Abdominal Pain

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 24, 2009
  • 07:33 AM

For about five years now, I've been having what I call 'attacks' in which it feels as if I am being stabbed repeatedly. There is intense pain and pressure, I feel as if I am being stabbed in the side (near my gall bladder). (This has repeatedly lead doctors to believe that I have gall bladder problems. This theory has been repeatedly proven wrong) The pain is cyclical, in that it hurts for about a minute, and then I feel fine for another minute. As I progress into the attack, the pain last longer and intensifies. These attacks can last for entire days, completely incapacitating me, but I start feeling better after the attack culminates in vomiting. It takes anywhere from three to ten cycles (ending in vomiting) for the attack to cease. I've had tests for my pancreas, my liver, a hiatal hernia, and of course, my gall bladder. All of them have been cleared with a clean bill of health.
Other notes: This usually occurs once a month, but has little correlation with my period, and has happened up to three times a month.

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  • For characterizing abdominal pain, it may help to answer the following questions:Where is the pain? Answered: RUQWhat kind of pain is it? Answered: stabbingHow severe is it when it occurs? Can you rate it on a scale of 1-10 with 1 being the mildest and 10 being the worst?When did it start first?How long does the pain last?When does it start?What brings it on? (food, empty stomach, something else?)How often does it occur?Does it stay in one place or seem to move somewhere?What makes it worse?What makes it better?What other symptoms are you having with the pain?It would also be helpful if you could describe any previous problems you may have has (if you wish to):Any other medical problems? Any family history? etc. Your age?
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  • For about five years now, I've been having what I call 'attacks' in which it feels as if I am being stabbed repeatedly. There is intense pain and pressure, I feel as if I am being stabbed in the side (near my gall bladder). (This has repeatedly lead doctors to believe that I have gall bladder problems. This theory has been repeatedly proven wrong) The pain is cyclical, in that it hurts for about a minute, and then I feel fine for another minute. As I progress into the attack, the pain last longer and intensifies. These attacks can last for entire days, completely incapacitating me, but I start feeling better after the attack culminates in vomiting. It takes anywhere from three to ten cycles (ending in vomiting) for the attack to cease. I've had tests for my pancreas, my liver, a hiatal hernia, and of course, my gall bladder. All of them have been cleared with a clean bill of health. Other notes: This usually occurs once a month, but has little correlation with my period, and has happened up to three times a month. try taking Magnesium...i get the same kind of thing after i've had surgery twice in the same area of my stomache...i get some MAGER muscle spasms from the surgerys with how much they had to dig around and mess with my muscle and one of them was a muscle ingury....if i don't remember to take magnesium i am in EXTREME pain for sometimes a short time sometimes a full day
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  • Hi,I have a very similar issue. I'm wondering if you have found out any new information. My doctors are coming up with nothing so far. Thanks!
    mnoelle 1 Replies
    • January 2, 2010
    • 05:49 AM
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