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Ok where do I start. I am a 24 year old and generally fit and healthy minus being a smoker. I dont really drink alcohol, if I have 2 pints a month then that's more than usual. I do not take drugs.
In August last year I got stomach pains which started off very mild, as the hours went on the pains got worse and worse and eventually unbearable. I couldn't keep still and they moved from the centre of my stomach to the bottom right of my stomach. I attended the drop in doctors as I was away from home and they prescribed my Buscopan :-| needless to say this did not work.
The whole ordeal lasted around 12/15 hours, things got worse as the hours went on and this only went when I was so exhausted from the pain and being unable to keep still, I fell asleep (somehow).
Around 2 months later the same thing happened again! Same as before pain and time frame. I couldn't handle the pain this time so my partner called 999. They said it wasn't classed as an emergency so call 101 or 111 (don't know what the number is). They said we needed to wait for an ambulance and as it wasnt an emergency and being Friday night they were very busy (attending to all the self inflicted drunks in the local towns!). They said it would be 2 hours, after 2 and a half they called back and said it was so busy it could be even longer! Eventually I started to fall asleep again so I asked my my partner to cancel the ambulance that was probably never coming.
Around 5 days later I went to the doctors who said they think it could be appendicitis and sent me to the hospital, they kept me in a few hours and said it wasn't that. Off home I go with no explanation.
(Overall fantasic service from the NHS).
This morning it happened again, this time it started at around 1 am and woke me up, it wasn't as severe this time but still most uncomfortable. I eventually fell asleep at around 4am and was back up for work at 5:30. I work on the road 5 days a week on the wagons, the other times I have been away and at home. Still at this hour I feel uncomfortable and just want the whole ordeal to stop.
After these bouts of excruciating pain it takes me up to a week to recover fully, it feels like damage has been done to my stomach/or I have done 12 rounds with Tyson.
The doctors can't seem to help and offer me no explanation. I can't go on not knowing when this is next going to happen, I have been dreading this happening whilst at work and fortunately this time it's not as bad but still awful.
Just to clarify this isn't a permanent thing, it lasts 12/15 hours then goes, but leaves me sore for up to a week afterwards. This has now happened 3 times since August 2014.
Has anybody else experienced this and had any answers? I really need this to stop.
Thanks in Advance
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