Pain years after gall bladder removal

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Hi Everyone

I had my Gall bladder removed 19 years ago and I have been getting pain and chronic reflux over the last few months. 

I have been for all the tests, ultrasound, MCRP MRI but nothing is showing.

All I know is that I am in pain and am beginning to wonder if I'm going mad because they can't find anything.

Any Ideas?

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    I had my gallbladder removed 5 years ago, I still get the pain, same place same intensity, been through tests, doctors can't explain it, but I know it's never went away so I know what your talking about, it's just trying to get diagnosis? 😗

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      Hi

      Glad to know I'm not the only one. You start to think it must be all in your head.

      Do you get bad reflux with yours? 

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      Yes, I'm on 80mg of esomeprazole a day for it, I've had a few recent endoscopys as it is getting worse, but you do sometimes think that you are imagining it or the doctors don't believe you, but I know I have pain, the same pain and I'm sorry if people don't believe me, but I know exactly what your talking about x

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      I'm on Ranitidine. I had a endoscope too, nothing wrong apparently!

      I had my on and off but this time the pain and reflux is staying, had it since before Christmas.

      I feel like I'm on fire inside. Really don't know what the next move is.

      Your right though if people don't believe you tough. But I really would like to find someone who would take me seriously.

      Good luck and I hope you manage to sort your's out.

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      Exactly, they found irritation of my guts on my last endoscope, however there has got to be answers for us, just maybe not in our lifetime 👽

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    Sometimes gallbladder removal triggers IBS; ask your doctor about this.  If everything is negative, IBS can be diagnosed.
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