Undiagnosed Symptoms Community
Extremely Worried.. Help!
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to undiagnosed symptoms, breathing difficulties, feeling cold, cough, diarrhea, dizziness, fainting, fever, indigestion, itching, nausea, numbness, pain (chronic), paralysis, rash, sweating, swelling, urination problems, and vomiting.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Extremely Worried.. Help!

My poor boyfriend has been sick ever since October when we were both hit with the flu. He has lost fifteen pounds, now weighing a mere 130 pounds for an 18 year old, and I'm beside myself with worry. He went to the doctor and was told that he had Ulcers, but I'm not sure if that is the case. He has extreme fatigue, nausea but no vomitting, and he is continually complaining about pains in his stomach, and aches all over his body. He is so skinny now I can hardly bare to see him suffer anymore. The doctor gave his Zantac 150, but it doesnt seem to help. Please, if anyone knows what this could be please get back to me.
Related Discussions
2 Comments
Blank
332176_tn?1220545562
Your b/f should go and see another doctor and get their opinion.  There could be something more seriously wrong with him that the other doctor missed.  Or it could be that the Zantac 150 is just not the medication that works for him for his ulcers - he might need a stronger medication.  
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
I can't believe they have not ordered an upper GI endoscopy for him.  What kind of doctors ignore that kind of weight loss.  I have ulcers and they don't cause that extreme loss.  Is he taking Advil or Ibuprofen for pain.  I developed severe bleeding stomach ulcers and needed IV blood transfusions to save my life.  Has anyone examined his stool for blood.  I don't want to alarm you, but have they ruled out cancer?  Find a doctor that will treat him now.
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Undiagnosed Symptoms Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top General Health Answerers
1756321_tn?1377771734
Blank
Red_Star
Queensland, Australia
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
mkh9
CA
1530171_tn?1418143903
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
363281_tn?1353103243
Blank
SassyLassie
Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
1268057_tn?1419171505
Blank
Londres70
France