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I am 39 and Male. I have been unwell now for around a month. They still do not know what is wrong and it is getting worse.
It started with a gradual pain (getting worse) beneath my right rib cage and noticed blood on the outside of stools and a lot when wiping (which has since gotten worse too), and had also become irregular on movements rather than daily as normal. (perhaps every two or three days now). There is also a lot of white and yellowish mucus and bloody mucus when I go.
I went to doctors had blood tests and a week later had a endoscopy up the arse on my colon at the hospital and a scan on the right side and results came back a week afterwards showing nothing wrong.
I am now waiting for a urgent appointment with a stomach specialist at the hospital which is going to take about 5 weeks due to the state of the NHS.
In the meantime the pain is now intense. It is constant has also spread and I now feel pain around the belly button area with sharp twinges like something sharp is pushing inside and trying to get out. When the doctor pushed really hard on my stomach at the doctors the most pain seems to be between the rib cages just beneath them. I am not hungry but forcing myself to eat and eating normally (if that makes sense) and not having problems eating (Vegetarian and have been for years). I have also had slight discomfort in my esophagus and throat when swallowing, but not sure if this is related as I am prone to get colds and sore throats and still have a cough from the last cold I had quite a while back and just before all this started.
I have seen different doctors at the local surgery which have all had different ideas and given different advice. One told me to take Paracetemol and not to take ibuprofen or co-codamol as it could irritate it. Another told me to take co-codamol instead but neither have helped. I have tried Buscopan which was no help at all, and Mebeverine now and not sure if that is helping or not. I feinted on Monday and have also been having dizzy spells now too since starting the Mebeverine. The pain seems worse when lying down and sitting and better when standing, but is intense and getting worse beneath the right rib cage (like a stitch from running) and inside around the belly button area.
I am slim and healthy apart from that and only other thing I am on is sumatriptan (when required) for migraines as that's the only thing which cures them. I have also had Kidney Stones three times in the past, but that has come on sudden and pain was in a different area.
I have tried looking up online what might be wrong with me. Has anyone else had similar symptoms and what was wrong?
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