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Hi all, this is only my second post on here but I really wanted to gather some opinions as to what is going on with me. I've been having a lot of tests done for about 1 and half years now and I feel like I'm no closer to finding out any answers. I know problems with your bowels aren't easy to diagnose but I feel as though I'm being palmed off by doctors and not being taken seriously.
I thought I had IBS for around 10 years but my symptoms are getting progressively worse. I've had 3 different tests now that show inflammation in my bowel - am I right in thinking that IBS wouldn't cause this? I've had stool tests, a barium MRI (which showed inflammation to my terminal illeum), and a colonoscopy all showing inflammation. They said they're tyring to rule out crohns but the last time I saw the consultant he said it was just severe IBS.
I'm on Meberverine which makes 0% difference in my symptoms.
My symptoms are cramping, stabbing pains, nuasea, frequency in going to the loo (can be x8+ a day), loss of appetite, feeling like I've swallowed barbed wire throughout my entire digestive system, feeling fluey a lot of the time, sore throats, headaches etc... This is most days, not just on and off!
Is there any chance that this could be crohns? I feel scared to eat anything as everything seems to cause me pain!
Thanks in advance for any opinions or advice.
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