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6884012 tn?1386238986

Stomach Pains...

Hey everyone, thanks for taking the time to look at my post.

I'm a 26 year old male from Hawaii.
So for about a month now i've have had these bad stomach pains that really kicked up 2 weeks ago.

2 weeks ago I went to my GP about my stomach aches and gas and he prescribed me Nexium because he figured that I had an ulcer, and lots of acid.
So the next morning i took the Nexium and carried out through my day. I felt OK until about lunch time which is when i started to get dizzy and nauseous.
Went home did my normal thing thinking it was the medicine's side effects. Woke up at 2AM with really bad stomach pain and vomiting, so I went to the ER and they then treated me for pain which is all they said they could do.
The stomach pain subsided slightly since then, but I now have been having REALLY bad gas (burping mostly), stomach cramps ALL OVER (pelvis, lower left and right abdomen, and upper abdomen), diarrhea throughout the day, acid reflux, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, heart palpitations, and it feels like I have a lump in my throat.

I've just recently had a barium upper GI and everything came out normal besides reflux.
I also have had multiple EKG's, tons of different types of blood work,24 and 48 Holter Monitor for my anxiety which is pretty horrible to say the least.

I am getting scheduled for an endo and a colonoscopy but my GP has told me that it may be a long wait which is why I am asking this question. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated, thank you.

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Hey. I had stomach problems ever since I was a kid. I had a blood test and came back negative, and tried various other things and medicines, vitamins etc. I found out I was allergic to certain foods and was anemic. Going on a gluten-free and wheat free diet really helped. I suggest you try eliminating certain foods that you eat daily, it takes 6 months for the cells and intestine to fully repair, so I'd say try it for around a month, if it makes a difference try it for longer, if not then maybe try a dietitian or something. Hope this is somewhat helpful. Best of luck.
6884012 tn?1386238986
Thank you for the reply.
I have always wondered what it's like to change my diet as gluten is in everything and I live in Hawaii where we always eat rice and bread etc.
I definately will try whatever it takes to cure this feelings. Thank you!
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