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GI problems??

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  • Posted By: lighter by far
  • August 13, 2008
  • 09:48 PM

40 year old male, 6'4" 192 lbs (currently). History: In the last year I have lost 120 lbs and had no appetite. I would force myself to eat then get nausiated and vomit. Dr's determined that I had gall stones and removed my gall bladder. At the same time they found a 3cm malignancy in my left kidney and I had a radical nephroctomy 30 days after they removed my gall bladder. I am still unable to eat without becoming bloated, nausiated and on many occations vomiting. I have been tested for celiac, and every other GI related cause that they could perform. Blood tests pointed toward celicac but a small intestinal biopsy did not confirm the diagnosis. they are scheduling a gastric dump study. I have been trying to eat gluten free for the past two months but have not experienced a lessening of symptoms (nor worsening). Any insight would be greatly appreciated.

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