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Hi All, about 1 year and 5 months ago, just after I graduated with tons of anxiety and stress, I started feeling chronicly bloated, and had heartburn. Doctor told me that I had GERD and prescribed me Omperazole. He also referred me for an endoscopy which returned normal results. I kept feeling bloated but tried to ignore these symptoms for some time. However about 6 months ago, I ate a large serving of fatty food and about 1 hour later I felt that I needed to rush to the toilet. I didn't poop, but a pain, which I can only describe as cramping started to radiate in the middle of my stomach area,increasing then decreasing for abit before increasing again. I couldn't lay down, sit nor stand up properly as the cramping was too much. Long story short, the pain continued for 7 hours after which I felt normal as If i didn't have anything. This happened 4 times more in the last 6 months with the cramping starting nearly always at 4-6am and lasting till 6pm. On the second attack I went to the ER and while they told me I had some small gallstones 1-3 and a polyp, there was no sludge,inflammation and the gallbladder "looked" normal. They also told me that gallbladder pain is normally felt under the right rib and shoulder, however I have none of these during an attack(altough periodically during the day I am starting to feel a mild pain under my right rib). I am also gassy,more than ever now. My gastroentroligist has now given me the choice to remove the gallbladder..however I wanted to know If anyone else has the same type of pain as I do before I proceed in removing one of my organs lol. . On a sidenote, my father had his GB remofved a couple of years ago, but his was visibly diseased.
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