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I have been suffering with my stomach for 3 years now, it started with severe pains in my stomach, mucus and blood in my stools, mostly very loose stools or ever so often rabbit like stools, constant nausea and constantly tired but in to much pain to rest! If I need to go to the toilet I have to go straight away or the pain makes me throw up! I never get the empty feeling after going I have to keep going every few minutes untill it's like passing stomach acid.
I had an endoscopy and my lower bowles checked and was found to have gallstones... so had my gaul bladder removed... a year on and nothings changed! I lost a ton of weight untill recently when put on more Meds I have piled it on even though I cannot eat a full meal without feeling uncomfortably full! I have no appetite!
The pain is so bad I have worked up to oramorph to be able to sleep! I saw another specialist last Tuesday and have been sent a urgent colonoscopy appointment for next week.
They keep saying it's ibs, I have tried all the different types of medicans they have given me over the last couple of years, I have seen a dietician, but even when I cannot eat or even drinking water the symptoms remain. I have done allergy tests too.
I have had a year and a half of work due to this and I'm now trying to work through as I needed to complete my apprenticeship and don't want this to rule my life however I constantly have to have time off because I can't deal with it!
I'm only 20 so as you can imagine this isn't how I expected to spend the years after I turnt 18!
I get the pains at the top and bottom of my stomach, they spread to my back and my hips ache alot!
When I had my lower bowels checked last year there was inflammation but because the gaul stones where found they said nothing of it. When I had that done the pain was sooooo bad even tho i was sedated like when I need to pass a bowel movement. I get sweaty, I shake, I can't breathe and I end up being sick from it.
I'm hoping the colonoscopy tells us what it is however if it doesn't I don't want to just keep hearing there's nothing they can do as I can't live my life like this anymore! I'm risking loosing my job because of all the time I need off.
I guess I'm just wondering if anyone has the symptoms and a diagnosis?
Also if relevant I have pcos too. I don't drink and i dont smoke anymore
Any advice welcome I'd be very very grateful!!
I just want someone to give me hope that this won't keep going on forever!!
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