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Hi guys, I am a 27 years old guy and I joined this forum because lately I started having terrible pains and I don't know what is going on please bare with me and here's the details of my case, any help is appreciated since I am really depressed because of it.
It all started on the 22nd of September 2017:
I remember that day quite well, I was going through it as usual when suddenly in the afternoon I started developing a dull pain all over my abdomen, I thought it was gas or whatnot so I ignored it and tried to rest but around midnight the pain has become unbearable so I went to the ER, there the doctor did some abdominal tests and she concluded that most probably its a kidney stone, since I didn't have the usual pain of appendicitis and tenderness or fever. So they gave me painkillers and did a urine test that came back clean and I went back home where I slept good and woke up the next day feeling better and I forgot about it all until ...
The 25th of November 2017:
This time it woke me up from my sleep, it started exactly like the previous one, dull pain all over but gradually got worse and pain started to be localised on my lower right side quadrant, and I remember very well that night when the pain turned to stabby and horrible only when I move for an hour, all this I thought it is because I am having another stone passing and after that hour I started feeling way better and I could actually sleep and I woke up feeling good the next day. BUT for almost 6 days when I urinate (during it) I feeling a constant pinching pain on right groin area just above my penis, to which I attributed to the stone passing thru the Ureter .. my life went back to normal until
The 3rd of February 2018:
Same thing happened here, woke up with dull pain, that was localised in my lower right quadrant in the afternoon and the pain was bad but manageable and it did get better with painkillers for me to sleep. I woke up the next pain feeling better with pain reduced, but this time I took my temperature and I had a low grade fever (with a very minor case of strep throat). then I did some research and stumbled on appendicitis which freaked me out. So after 4 days of this episode I went back to doctor, we did ultrasound and physical exam, urine test and blood test, urine test came back clean, blood test came back normal except for the C reactive proteins that were above average (around 12) and ultrasound came back normal as the physician told me he couldnt see anything that signals appendicitis but he couldn't confirm it just from ultrasound. (By the way during the time I did all these tests I was asymptotic except for a low grade fever that went away on the 5th day.)
More point to consider:
- Before the first pain episode I was addicted to fast food and coffee
- in the periods between the pain attacks I had a change in diet where I stopped coffee totally and reduced junk food significantly, but I went back to my bad habits afterwards weeks before my 2 other pain episodes.
- The period between the 3 episodes is eerily almost exactly 2 months.
I am panicking and living in constant fear now the doctor recommended to do CT scan if the pain come back but not now.
What is it, did anyone have a similar experience, what is going on with me?? could it be the diet?? Please help
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