I was initially diagnoised w/ IBS. Lots of constipation. Started taking daily Metamucil.
However, now my health is really freaking me out. I am having the following symptoms - lightheadedness/dizziness throughout the day, lots of lower and midback pain - seems stronger on the right side, I feel some spasms throughout the daily somehwere below my right rib area, daily dull headaches, light green/yellowish stools w/ lots of food bits, right sided dull abdominal pain... Wierd pain below my sternum. Lots of GI reflux in the AM.
I am now nauseous anytime I eat :( :(
They've done an abdominal ultrasound several weeks ago looking maily for gallstones or liver mass (because I also had some slightly elevated liver enzymes). I also have a fatty liver.
Could this be signs of a non-functioning gallbladder? I'm scared that after a CT scan 3 months ago (when my symptoms were not that bad), an ultrasound 4 weeks ago (before I started having daily nausea/dizziness/right sided spasms)...they have yet to tell me what's going on.
Tomorrow I go back to my PCP and hopefully he will order a hidascan...? Any thoughts?
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