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EBV with recurrent upper abdominal pain and constipation

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 12, 2014
  • 02:38 AM

My daughter, 15 yrs old, has been diagnosed with EBV. The doctor says it has settled in her lymph nodes of her digestive system and is the cause of her recurrent abdominal pain and chronic constipation. He says if we wait a few months it will pass. In the meantime she is also suffering from an viral inner ear infection causing dizziness, nausea, noise sensitivity, tinitus, pressure headaches and occasional vomiting. She is taking zofran for the dizziness(which I suspect is exacerbating the constipation), prednisone for the inner ear problem, and now Miralax for the constipation. Both her family doctor and her pediatrician disagree with the GI about the EBV. Has anyone else had a problem with EBV that manifests itself in this way?

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