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1027005 tn?1300053772

I need some input, I think this is my pancreas

But I keep being told I have a bug with no testing, I'm in so much pain it's so bad..

I've been into the E.R twice now with extremely bad pains in my upper middle abdomen and to the left and into my back. The first thing they thought, was that it was my gallbladder but that's a no go since I don't have one. I am extremely nausea, the pain is becoming unbearable, it hurts much more when I eat or drink, and it's getting worse as the days go by. They tell me to follow up with a doctor, but it's the weekend and I honestly don't know if I can make it through another night of this, I can't even pick up my 10 month old daughter without almost screaming. Please help me, give me suggestions because I feel like I could honestly just die. My heart is beating like crazy, my blood pressure keeps getting really high and dropping(Nursing Student, I have my blood pressure cuff and stuff) and one second I'm cold the next I'm hot.
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Did they run any tests on you:  labwork, catscan, x-ray, etc?  Since your a nursing student, did you listen for bowel sounds?  Have you been having normal bowel movements?  Are you constipated?  Please go back to the ER - go to a different hospital if possible and let me know how your doing!  I have a daughter 28 years old, who became sick at 25 and remains so, with dilated bowels since 10/08 and a g-tube to drain stomach fluids.  (We spent 120 days in the hospital).  She has, they say, something they never have seen before.  We were in the Cleveland Clinic, and UPMC in Pittsburgh.  I care - let me know how your doing.  You have to get better - you have a 1st birthday party to plan soon.  
1403958 tn?1300027091
Acute pancreatitis signs and symptoms include:

Upper abdominal pain
Abdominal pain that radiates to your back
Abdominal pain that feels worse after eating
Nausea
Vomiting
Tenderness when touching the abdomen

go to this link... it explains how to diagnosis and treat pancreatitis, if it is infact the problem.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/pancreatitis/DS00371/DSECTION=tests%2Dand%2Ddiagnosis
1027005 tn?1300053772
They gave me an IV I had a cat scan on my back not my abdomen because my back hurts, and they said it was bruising in my back.. which I have no clue where that would have came from. My bowels are out of sorts, the first day I went in I had diarrhea and that's why they believed it was just a bug but now I can barely go, it's like clay if that makes any sense. I've been keep track of everything, I spit up blood this morning which scared the living hell out of me. I'm thinking about going to a different E.R because the one I went too, didn't seem like they really cared much.
1027005 tn?1300053772
I went to another E.R they did blood test, they came up pretty decent they said I have a severe case of gastritis. I've been given medicine to take and to follow up with a doctor. Hopefully this helps, they didn't do any x rays, CT scans, or ultrasound which I really wished they would have but we'll see what happens.
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