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Hi I'm Ariel and I'm 16. Just last year in August I was diagnosed with bad acid reflux, that was during volleyball season. During bowling season I was earing things like doughnuts, burgers, mac and cheese, etc. On February 6th, my acid reflux started back up again because I was going into track season. It has been 5 weeks and I'm constantly nauseous and I've lost 23 lbs. My GI doctor has prescribed me with numerous medications from proton pumps, to Carafate (liquid and tablet), to Zofran (which doesn't work), it seems that I have tried everything. Since my doctors would prescribe me with the proper medication I started to take Benadryl and Dramamine. I'm on Week 5 of this sickness and now it seems that Benadryl nor the Dramamine works for me. And on top of that I'm taking medications for sleep and none of those are working!! So I went to the ER Monday because I was having chest pains and abdominal pains and really bad nausea. They couldn't do anything for me and couldn't even prescribe me with nausea medication. However the doctor did give me a shot to relax my muscles for the stomach pain and he gave me this anxiety medication and that took away my nausea but he couldn't prescribe it to me because of some government rules -_- and he also prescribed me with the same stuff that was in the shot. And that medication helps but now since I'm nauseous I'm not eating, it's hard to swallow even water sometimes and this morning I woke up with a really dry throat and it lasted all day and now whenever I wet my throat, it feels weird almost like I'm coming down with a sore throat! Also what has been weird is I've been drinking a lot of water and gatorade and I end up with that. Now.. I know some of ya'll might say that I should just lay down and try to relax. Well my back hurts because I'm hunched over a lot because I'm so nauseous like I'll try to lean back and then I feel like I'm about to throw up but when I go back to being hunched over I'm somewhat fine again. I'm taking Maylox, Mylanta, Pepto Bismal etc., and nothing seems to work. I went back to the doctor today and he basically sends me to a dead end. I tell him all my symptoms and he says that he'll schedule me for an Endoscopy in 2 weeks -_- and another test next week and I asked him if I could have some nausea medication and he says the only thing he can prescribe me with Zofran. It's like they're not doing anything. I can barely sleep at night and if I do go to sleep it's from exhaustion. And I can't even stand the smell of food like my stomach in growling but if you were to present me with some food I wouldn't eat it I'm too nauseous. I even get nauseous if I swallow some water and if I clear my throat or sinuses I'm cutting it close to throwing up. For my hunger I try to eat a saltine cracker or a tiny bit of a banana or even drink some chicken broth but I always end up feeling nauseous as can be or feeling like I'm about to throw up. It seems like there is nothing or someone out there to help me!! I've missed 2 weeks of school because of this and it feels like I'm constantly at a dead end. Does anyone have some tips or remedies or something to help me??
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