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6 weeks ago I got sick with this. I can eat a grain of rice and I'll feel bloated as if I just ate a Christmas dinner. I get bad nausea on the bad days. I have this huge fear of throwing up so anxiety plays a big part too. Some days it's so bad I can't even bring myself to swallow my own saliva. I have lost 15 pounds and I'm already really skinny as it is. Lying down makes it worse, so sleeping is hard. It is not uncommon for me to wake up in the middle of the night with tremors lasting up to an hour. What am I supposed to do if I can barely eat or sleep? I have not had any bowel anormalities and haven't thrown up. I suspect I'd throw up if I forcefed myself more.
It's really frustrating because I've been to 3 doctors with no avail. They all say everyting looks fine. I feel like they think I'm overreacting when I'm not. I need help but doctors just don't seem to care since it's not life threatening in their eyes. I'm in so much discomfort and don't know what to do. I want to get a new doctor but will have to wait for the weekday to find one and schedule a consultation which may take another week. It's extremely distressing
These are the things I've tried:
Endoscopy: gluten intolerance, h pylori test, top of small bowel culture
Acid Reflux Medication (omeprazole, zantac, Pepcid, gi cocktail)
Cipro (7 days, twice a day)
Ct scan w/o contrast (intestinal inflammation was found, everyting else looked fine)
All liquid diet.
Nothing seems to help except an all liquid diet which isn't really sustainable. I struggle to get 500 calories a day. I don't know what to do at this point. I want my life back.
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