I have been experiencing severe pain after eating. My doctor first suspected gallstones. He scheduled an ultrasound and recommended that I follow a low fat diet until the test. Two nights ago I woke up in such severe pain that I literally thought I was dying. I went to the emergency room where the attending doctor gave me pain medication and told me again to folow a very strict diet. The next day I had a bowl of bran cereal with skim milk and again experienced extreme pain. At lunch I ate 4 low fat graham crackers and had such a severe attack that I was again in the emergency room. An ultrasound was performed and showed no stones. Today I had jello for breakfast and for the first time no pain. Tonight I had two boiled new potatoes and some jello and experienced severe pain. My concern is that anything I eat causes so much pain. I am 34 years old,a runner,mother of two,in good health otherwise. Please give me some idea of the questions to ask my health care provider as I am in a managed health care program. Also any ideas on what may be causing this pain.
You need to see a gastroenterologist for further tests to identify the cause of your pain. Ulcer disease is one possible cause that comes to mind for your pain.
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