hi im 28 yr old female
i have for months had a stomach problem it started all of a sudden when i would get loose bowel motions then after a few days anything i ate would sit in my stomach for days even, i would stop having bowel motions, i felt needed to vomit but could not i had pain on right side side just below rib and when the food did decide to move through i started shaking and it felt like my heart rate hit the roof,then after a few days it would come right and i could eat, then few weeks later it would do the same thing
my blood tests have come back fine,my gallbladder is fine, im on losec but i donnot feel that its helping
what could be going on?
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You could be suffering from an inflammatory bowel condition such as Celiac Disease/Ulcerative Colitis/Irritable Bowel Syndrome/ Crohn’s disease. All these result in tender abdomen, loose stool or loose stools alternating with constipation, abdominal distention, cramps etc. Parasites in the gut like threadworm, tape worm, giardiasis etc can behave this way. Hence a stool test is a must. Problems of gall bladder and liver or that of pancreas too cannot be ignored. Possibility of H pylori infection should be looked into by carbon urea breath test.
I would strongly recommend you to see a gastroenterologist (a specialist who looks after the diseases of our digestive system). Maybe your physician can recommend someone. Also keep a stress diary. Log in the food intake and the symptoms as they appear. See if there is a correlation between a particular food item and symptoms. Take care!
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