I had my gallbladder removed on July 6, 2010. I have had problems since a couple of weeks after surgery. I have had constant nausea, abdominal pain/spasms, and constipation. My surgeon sent me back to my gastro doctor and he ordered a bunch of blood work. I then went to my primary care provider who told me that my liver enzymes were slightly elevated. She immediately sent me to the ER because she thought I might have had an abscess. I did not have an abcess. The CAT scan came back normal with the slightest bit of inflammation in my small intestines.
My primary care provider then ordered a bunch of blood work to check for many different viruses. I did not have any viruses. A few weeks ago I had an Upper GI series test. It also came back normal. I went back to my surgeon and explained to him that I am at my wits end here. I hurt constantly and have lost a considerable amount of weight because of my nausea and I am afraid to eat. About 10-20 minutes after I eat or drink, the spasms kick in.
Today, November 5 I had an MRCP with no contrast. Obviously I do not have the results of that yet. I asked my surgeon for a referral to St. Louis, MO. I am so tired of feeling like this. I am only 21 years old and this is ridiculous.
My thoughts are that this could be sphincter of oddi dysfunction. I do not know though. My surgeon thinks I have papillary stenosis. So what are your thoughts or suggestions?