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sick of the ER

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 30, 2010
  • 01:51 PM

I am contacting you about my boss. He is about 42 years old and having SEVERE abdonimal pain, cramps, swelling and diarrhea. He has been admitted in the hospital at least five time in the last year. He has made at least 25 trips to the ER and I don't even know how many visits to his family doctor. He has seen several specialists and still there has not been an accurate diagnosis. He has been told he might have Chrone's Disease, stomach migraines, food allergies ect and all tests have come back NEGATIVE. The one thing that the doctors keep pushing is STRESS. He has been scoped and probed numerous times. He has even had to swollow the the camera twice. He has been on so many medications for the pain. He has even been put on the special list to track his medication use because of the frequency and different doctors prescribing his medication. He has missed SO MUCH work because of his illness. I hate seeing him this way. There has to be some specialist who can diagnosis his illness. I hate seeing a grown man cry because of pain and frustration and as I am writing this now he is making ANOTHER trip to the ER. PLEASE HELP or give some advise

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  • I am contacting you about my boss. He is about 42 years old and having SEVERE abdonimal pain, cramps, swelling and diarrhea. He has been admitted in the hospital at least five time in the last year. He has made at least 25 trips to the ER and I don't even know how many visits to his family doctor. He has seen several specialists and still there has not been an accurate diagnosis. He has been told he might have Chrone's Disease, stomach migraines, food allergies ect and all tests have come back NEGATIVE. The one thing that the doctors keep pushing is STRESS. He has been scoped and probed numerous times. He has even had to swollow the the camera twice. He has been on so many medications for the pain. He has even been put on the special list to track his medication use because of the frequency and different doctors prescribing his medication. He has missed SO MUCH work because of his illness. I hate seeing him this way. There has to be some specialist who can diagnosis his illness. I hate seeing a grown man cry because of pain and frustration and as I am writing this now he is making ANOTHER trip to the ER. PLEASE HELP or give some advise I was diagnosed with Celiac's Disease at the age of 40. I had been sick for 10 years. It can only be diagnosed properly through an Endoscopy. It is a specific test. You would have to ask for it should they do an Endoscopy. Go to a specialist to have this done...a Gastroenterologist.
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    • October 9, 2010
    • 03:43 PM
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