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The story is this! I am a 27 year old female on WAY to many meds for a possble unknown GI issue. It all starts with when I had my galbladder out in Dec 2015 as an emergnecy proceudre, I did not have symtoms prior. After that date a week later I started to feel belly pain and nausea. I went back to the hospital, was admitted but drs could not find anything. I was told to see a GI specialist. For 4 months I battled pain and severe nausea. After an endoscopy, HIDA scan, stomach emptying scan, many blood tests, 3 CT scans, a few x-rays; I was given exploratory laproscopic surgery in april of 2016. Prior to the surgery I had an H pylori infection and what the holistic dr believes as a staph infection. In the surgery they found scar tissue above my liver, basically twisting that and my small intestine togehter. After the surgery I had a few weeks in which the stomach pain was low and nausea was low, but then it returned persistant as ever. At this point it was reccomended to me to go gluten free (so I acutally started that in Jan). I am also dairy free as much as I can. The GI ran another endoscopy and colonoscopy and everything comes out as normal. I have been dealing with this stomach pain since Jan and the GI seems to have no answers for me. I did see a holistic dr and they put me on some supplements, but recently I came off of those. I was also seeing a physical therapist, who was able to help me relieve some of the scar tissue. I have some sitting on my diaphram so I am on muscle relaxers to combat those.
The only test that indicate whats going on are a simple blood test called C-reactive protein. This test range for me is highly elevated and as I am aware continuing to grow. this blood test reveals that I have inflammation somewhere, but the origin is unknown at this time.
Currently I am working on getting admitted to Cleveland clinic as per the sugestion of my Dr. I am posting in hopes someone might offer some answers into where I can look into and options I have not thought of yet!
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