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Hiya, a few months ago I started getting mild heartburn which gaviscon sorted, about a month ago I woke up with terrible pains in my stomach like I had a stomach bug, after a trip to A&E was told... Gastroenteritis. (Although I didn't have any sick or diarrhoea) I needed antibiotics which sorted the problem, and it vanished for 2 weeks.
2 weeks ago the cramps were back, not the save as before as they was low down in my pelvis, this time it's high up, kind of under my chest, on the middle and left side. It starts as a burn, and goes to an intense cramp! To the point I feel breathless and my chest burns too and it feels like my foods stuck. I also am experiencing the dry lips/extra saliva (lovely!) It's a horrible feeling after numerous doctors appointments, tears and tablets. Iv been referred to gastroenterology as an emergency patient to find out what's actually going on, although my doctors almost sure it's acid reflux, or gastrisis where it's looking like I'll need an Upper GI Camera (which isn't doing my anxiety any good with worrying about having that done because I've read stories of people saying they would rather be dead!) it has eased off at the moment and only seems to "flare up" soon after eating for about 2-3 hours (which has stopped me even wanting to eat, I've lost 2 stone). I'm taking 40mg omeprazole, Audmonal (not even sure why my doctor give me these I think it was for the cramps) and he occasional gulp of gaviscon. I'm meant to be going on holiday in 11 days (for 4 nights) and im out my mind with worry about being ill abroad and finding food I'm actually going to be able to eat. I'm not sure how much longer I can cope with this it's horrendous.
If anyone has any positive stories and has seen improvements please tell me how, Or even some advice, I just can't see a light at the end of the tunnel anymore with it.
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