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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 2, 2007
  • 01:30 AM

hi my name is ethel i have been a well person all my life and a hard worker ive never had an easy life but things started to decline after having a hysterectomy in 2003 my friend that i spent time on the ward with were as they put it leaping about like lambs 9 months after the op i was not i had abdominal pain anyway i left a partner at that time had a few other stressfull events the pain got much more severe 2005 muscle spaslms pain under both ribs and severe pain in the flank i had tests done with the bowel a bit of diverticulitis showed had a further test on the bowel biopsys were taken and a polp burnt of swallowed the tube for stomach theese tests showed nothing and yet i sffer severe pain every day all day i have pain in all of my muscles bloating severe gas reflux which i have to be referred to gastronomical i have been told that i am suffering from chronic irritable bowel syndrome and my bowel will never function properly i have bad digestion problems i was put on lycria to try to hit the nerves in the spine they near killed me taking tramadol at the min and have the 200mg modified release capsules i am afraid to take them as i already suffer fom constipation i have water probs as well and fluid retention tried spasamol buscopam merbentyl to no avail i am so tired and so wrecked with pain i feel like throwing the towel in i cant cope with having zero quality of life somedays i cant walk and many days i dont even make it out of bed can of you other poor wee sufferers give me any help in findg something that might take away this burning pain these meds that the doctors are giving us are strong and able to mask some of the pain surely they couldnt be good for other parts of the body today i could not lift the kettle and its the lightest one i could find anyone out there that can identify with me all help tis ideas will be gladly appreciated sorry tips my brain doesnt function properly on the tamadol plus it gives me the shakes makes me halucinate and see things that are not there

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