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Stomach cancer

I am 24 years old and for the last 6 months I have been seriously naseous every day. Abdominal discomfort but no pain and a loss of appetite. I've been eating but very little. I had yellow stool but no more now its dark. I'm super sick and been waiting for a call to see a gastro doctor but they are taking forever.
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Hello and hope you are doing well.
Six months is a too long time and you should have got evaluated by now. Stomach diseses, gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, stomach cancer all can lead to nausea and loss of appetite. Do you also have yellowish discoloration of your skin, eyes and urine? That could be due to gall bladder disease or hepatitis. Eat small healthy meals. You need to consult a primary care physician. He will further refer you to a gastroenterologist. A clinical examination and tests like esophagogastroduodenoscopy may be needed. Ultrasound abdomen may provide some clue. Additional tests based on clinical examination findings may be done. Seek medical help ASAP.Do write to me again on how you are doing.
Best luck and take care!
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Welcome to modern day medical care.  I need to wait for 2 months to see specialists in the Bay area.
Do you have insurance?  I would call your doctor and insist on a referral and now!!  If you have a PPO insurance, you probably don't need a referral.  Any other time, I would never have said this but if you get really sick, go to the ER where they will at least evaluate you and call in a GI doctor if you need one.
Sorry you are going through this.  
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Hi, and thank you for both caring and giving me your thoughts. I went to my primary doctor yesterday. She requested another blood test on me and examined my abdomen and eyes. I already have an appt to see a GI doctor but not until Dec 27th. I cant help but stress myself with all the what ifs. I have a doctors appt tomorrow as well, so I will keep you postponed on what happens.
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