Since Nov 2008 I have suffered nausea, cramping, wind, bloating and a weight loss of 20kgs. Stools vary from hard to soft, once every two days. Symptoms vary with my menstrual cycle. I saw a gastroenterologist who dismissed me early on after taking a series of blood tests. In March of this year, I asked my GP to give me a referral to a surgeon - a laparoscopy expert and gynaecologist. He performed a laparoscopy and found stage 4/5 endo on the small and large bowel, among other areas. Could this explain my symptoms?
I am three weeks past surgery and the surgeon has suggested I now see a gastroenterologist of his recommendation - to perform a colonoscopy and endoscopy. I no longer am experiencing cramping. Do you think this is the right course? Could the endo be inside the bowel and would this account for the symptoms?
I don't know about the wait loss or wind but I had indo really bad before I had my hystorectomy and it can be really painfull. There were times that I didn't want to get out of bed. It sounds like your doc is taking the right steps to make sure your ok. I didn't get any of that until I found my gynaecologist that performed my surgery so be thankfull you have doctors that are taking you seriously and good luck I wish you the best and I will pray for you : )
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