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Just some advice regarding symtoms as I seem to be going round in circles with my GP and wondering whether to request a coeliac screen.
I've had IBS for 10 years, can't remember what tests I had when that was diagnosed, but don't think it was anything much. My bowels have always been an issue, cumulating in the formation of an anal fissure, and an anal polyp which was removed when I had botox into the fissure (which did bugger all by the way!)
For the past 6 months I've had:
Near constant nausea, worse in the mornings, about 1 hour after eating and on an empty stomach
Vomitting regularly, about once or twice a week, no foods in particular seem to trigger this
Upper abdo bloating
General upper abdo pain
Increased frequency and looseness of bowels
Increased acid reflux (now on 40mg omeprazole a day to no avail)
Not had any weight loss, which in a way is a shame as I am overweight. No real weight gain recently either though.
I have tried half heartedly cutting out gluten in the past but it hasnt seemed to help, but frankly there is gluten everywhere so I probably didnt fully cut it out.
Does this sound at all typical of coeliacs? Do you think its worth me persuing further tests for this? I've had a gastroscopy denied as apparently I'm too young for it! (31), so I'm not getting a diagnosis this way.
Thanks for any advice.
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