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Hello everyone, for the past 3/4 weeks i've had this constant dull abdominal ache that only goes away when i'm asleep. I've gone down from 13 stone 7 to 12 stone 11, and i've lost my appetite almost completely. I don't bring any food up but i have had constipation with on and off bleeding. I've been to all the GPs in my surgery (which is 3) and they just say that it's not impossible but highly rare i have Stomach Cancer. Now, my dad and my sister have Crohns disease so my GP did blood checks and calprotectin test and said everything looked fine and no inflammatory markers are up or any warning signs are showing. She's referred me to a GI specialist, but judging by the NHS waiting times i could be waiting ages to get this sorted. Tomorrow i go for an Abdominal Ultrasound, i'm so scared they'll find something cancerous or an unexplained mass. This has driven me to the breaking point, i'm crying infront of my girlfriend so much, the abdominal ache doesn't go away no matter what i eat. My stomach also feels pretty bloated at times and solid when i stand up. It's driving me up the wall. I'm currently on Cosmocol to relieve the constipation which seems to be working. Though i'm only on day 1 of 3 satchets a day.
And i'm so incredibly stressed i've convinced myself i'm going to die because they won't catch it early enough. I've been on google and saw many stories about young people being misdiagnosed then dying from cancer in a few months. It's absolutely terrifying. Hell i couldn't even handle my dad saying he had to have a stomach resection, the thought scared me too. Hell i've even got to the point where i'm planning on how to break it to my parents and what my will should have in it.
I'm waiting on CBT therapy and i currently take Citalopram for my Anxiety. I got given Lansaprazole 30mg for what my GP thinks is an ulcer but it doesn't seem to do anything. I just really want a clear Colonoscopy and Endoscopy and for this all to be over. I've been to A&E so many times and i feel so helpless and alone when they say they won't do anything.
Does anyone have any idea what else it could be? I've been looking up Symptoms of Gastritis, Gallstones, Stomach Ulcers, but i can't seem to match them up. Everything just points to Stomach Cancer or Bowel Cancer.
I'm so sorry for the rant. It's just been driving me insane the past few weeks. I'm terrified that it'll be a high stage by the time they finally diagnose it. Any thoughts or help would be appreciated.
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