keep getting cramps in my stomach.

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the doc says i have IBS (know this isnt the IBS group,but it's a cramp at worst) i dont think i have ibs to be honest.

sometimes i get a pins and needle pain going from my lower abdomen and cramping which leaves me leaning /doubled over  with so much pain. ive never had it before, and also pains in my belly button.

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    Hi,

    I'm so sorry that you have been experiencing this pain.

    how long has it been going on?

    T.

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      bout a month. sad come on gradually, but as i have IB|S thought it was just a symptom from that. but ive cut out sugar and dairy n wheat..so dont know what else it can be.
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    Ypu did not supply enough information for anyone to really help you.  You didnt list a med. history,. drugs you were give nto rry, tests you have had. etc. No one can tell you what you have from so little information. However I can make some guesses but you will need to be examined and tested.  Since yo uare female---I strngly suggest you be checked for ovarian cancer, cysyts-tumors. You can also have an umbilical HERNIA ..if youe belly button turns blue--you can die--you would need emergency surgery--I strongly suggest you examine it (wuthout touching it) and make sure it is not protruding outward (an emergency) or turning blue (a surgical emergency).  You need to be examined by a general surgeon and a gynocologist.  Yo ucant solve this issuer at home or with pills....I also can not say the cramping is not from a woman issue (menstruall cramps) or from actual IBS...there is a drug which works well for IBS cramps--HYOSCAMINE 0.125mg ..ask for a pescription. It is ONLY for IBS cramps--a specific medication. If it does no good..I doubt you have IBS. Good luck. 
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      sorry i didnt even think to post about medication.. only on citalopram for anxiety and nothing else.

      ive had a load of blood tests done. all my bloods are good.. i was on ibs tablets before which were good..im guessing where ive put on weight im having more pains?? ...everytime i go to docs they dont give me any tablets..

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    Did you read my post? A blood tests will not determine if you have a hernia, a tumor, an absess or other issue in abdomen or ovaries. You can have all the negative blood tests..that wont state whether or not you have a serious issue requiring surgery.  Again-see a GI or general surgeon and gynecologist.
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    What are you talking about. You do not seem to be able to comprehend what you read. Show me where I stated you need mreo blood tests? I told you to see a GI doctor and or general surgeon and a gynecologist twice. You then said "why dp I need blood tests". SI didnt state anywhere for yo ut oget more blood tests. I am sorr I will nto comment further to you. You do not see mto understand what I type. Bye.
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