Feeling so awful, going for scopes tomorrow

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I'm a 49 y/o female with a history of reflux, hiatal hernia, gastritis and had my gallbladder removed. Been on ppis since oct. Had my last endo 2 years ago. I've had some diarrhea and increase in hearburn attacks over the few months..sour stomach..the pains across my back and shoulder..etc.

About 3.5 weeks ago had a very bad attack of diarrhea and stomach upset and heartburn and I haven't been well since. I've lost weight, can't eat much, heartburn. I did have ct scans and some blood work which was clear. But over last 3 days the nausea has been awful, and am achey all over, it's terrible I'm barely functioning.

Thankfully I'm going for scopes tomorrow but feeling scared because I feel so poorly, having trouble sleeping and the not eating doesn't help either. Has anyone heard of anything like this?

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    I'm glad everything turned out alright for you. How interesting..did they say what could have cause the yeast? Do you eat alot of breads, sugar, foods that promotes yeast?

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      Thank you.He said we all have candida in our bodies, sometimes it gets into our system. I use a steroid inhaler for asthma which can do it. I also had major surgery last year and was on steroids for a long time which also can cause it as well, so there are a few reasons. It does explain why when I cut back on gluten I did feel a bit better though, less yeast which I will continue...thanks for all of your advice and help!

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