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Spitting Blood and sharp pains below belly button . It's been 4 years now...

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 27, 2008
  • 04:40 PM

Hello, I wonder if anyone can help me as I am fed up of feeling this way.

For 4 years now I have been getting a sharp stabbing pain once a day, usually in the morning. This pain is always in the exact same place every time, which is about an inch below my belly button (navel). As soon as I get this pain I automatically feel the urge to spit. When I spit the first 2 times it is completely normal and clear, the 3rd it is pink, the 4th it is pure blood. No bile. I carry on spitting out the blood and then it goes back to pink then clear. It makes me feel weak for a few moments and then i can get on with my day as normal. I also used to get really bad sweat attacks at the same time, but haven't had them for a while. What I mean by this is that I start to sweat from head to toe, to the point it is streaming down my body, and as quickly as it comes it disappears.

Along with this I feel weak all the time, and my lymphs are always raised in my armpits and under my chin.

I have been to the doctor but they just prescribe gaviscon which makes no difference. I have had tests done for ulcers but there isn't one and i don't believe it is IBS as i don't have any troubles going to the toilet. Although recently I do think that the pains may be related to not having food in the stomach. I don't bring up bile either or have pains in my upper stomach area.

I am really fed up of feeling this way. Does anyone know what it is? Or know of any alternative therapy, herbs or pills that will help ease my symptoms?

Many thanks


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