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I've been experiencing severe discomfort in my upper abdomen for around 2 years. The main symptoms are complete loss of appetite often accompanied by discomfort in my stomach (I can't describe it as a 'pain', more like a burning - I can only describe it as something akin to food poisoning). I also get bad heartburn and acid reflux (even though I'm on 40mg Omperazole a day) and loose stools. It's very severe and stops me doing normal daily activities.
I have Coeliac Disease, however I follow a strict gluten-free diet and have recently had an endoscopy showing the inflammation in my small instestine has completely healed, meaning there isn't any gluten getting into my diet accidentally.
It does confuse me a little is that on my endoscopy lab report, it states that a degree of chemical or reflux gastritis may be present due to the pathology of the biopsy specimens. My doctors seem to think this is insignificant.
If anyone has any ideas about what could be causing this or what avenues to look into next regarding tests, I'd be very grateful of people's input. This has gone on for such a long time now and has had a devastating impact on my life, I'm just at a complete loss.
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