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I am an 18 year old girl. For the past three and a half months I have been experiencing abdominal pain mainly focused on my lower right side. When I first got the pain, I went to see my GP because I was worried that I may have appendicitus. I was referred to the hospital for blood tests and an x ray, although both of these came back clear.
The pain was still there, so I went back to my GP and suggested that I may have an ovarian cyst or a grumbling appendix because the pain was situated on the right hand side of my abdomin. My doctor referred me for an Ultrasound scan and this also came black clear.
Although after having this, I was still unsatisfied because the pain was still persisting. Therefore I decided that I needed to have my bowel investigated as many doctors had suggested that I may have IBS, although I wanted to rule out other more serious bowel conditions before I could put it down to this. I visited my GP again, who then referred me to a gastroenterologist. When I spoke to the consultant, he suggested that I have a colonoscopy and endoscopy. A week later, I had both of these procedures and anxiously waited for my results. When I went back to see the consultant, he said that there was no abnormalities in my bowel whatsoever and neither in my stomach. Biopsies for food intolerances and infection were taken and these were also negative.
Although after all of this, the pain is still persisting and I have no diagnosis. Sometimes the pain is extremely severe and I find myself in tears. I feel like I am going around in circles, not getting anywhere. Does anyone have any idea what could be causing this pain? It is beginning to take over my life and as I am only 18 years old, it is stopping me from doing things that I want to do.
I would be extremely grateful for your comments, I feel as if I am annoying my friends and family over this, its just the pain is so horrible that I can't get it off my mind.
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