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I was recently medically discharged from the military. With PTSD and other issues, I've developed some stomach and gut issues that have been really bothering me recently. Getting out was really stressful for me, and this has basically started since then. It has also made my anxiety much worse since I've been home, exactly the opposite of what I was expecting. It's gotten to the point of near daily panic attacks and ive been on the fence many times on wether or not if I should go to the ER or not. The panic attacks mainly come from how I'm feeling physically which is poor. It seems to stem from my stomach, I get this weird nauseous but hungry feeling constantly which winds me up, also I get seriously light headed and brain foggy when I'm in situations I'm not comfortable with, I really feel like I'm about to faint but I never do. My stools have changed to yellow the last couple of months and recently it's gotten worse. This past week I haven't been able to eat anything without feeling horrible I've been mainly sticking to fruits and mashed potatoes with sauerkraut. My stools have gone from brownish yellow to near or actual yellow diarrhea with undigested food. And I have a constant pain in the pit of my stomach. I was also diagnosed with a mild non alchohlic fatty liver with raised enzymes (ALT 177, and the AST 66). I had a CT scan of my abdomen a couple of weeks ago and everything came back as none remarkable besides the mild fatty liver. Blood test where all normal besides the liver enzymes. I'm worried because of the yellow stool and stomach pains it might be my gallbladder. I've brought this up but The doctors at The VA don't seem concerned. The pain is in the center but I feel a painless gurgling and thumping off to the right. I've also lost 20lbs this month which I need to lose more but not like this from not eating anything. I dont know i think I might be freaking myself out. If I go for a walk or if Im engaged in something I usually feel better but as soon as I'm not distracted anymore bam! It's all back. I'm really thinking about heading to the ER tomorrow since this week has been so rough, I spent Wednesday and Thursday bawling my eyes out and I never cry. Is this all in my head? Sorry for the incoherent rambling it's late and I can't sleep as usual.
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