Thoracic pain for 4+ years, getting worse.. Anyone know what it could be?

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I've had intense pain / burning / cramping in and around my right shoulder blade for over 4 years, the pain sometimes radiates across the rest of my middle back (Where a bra would sit.) It eases slightly with rest but I can still feel that it's there. Almost feels like I have to crack my back because it feels stiff and its uncomfortable to wear a bra for long periods of time.

Over the last 3 months the pain has gotten worse to the point of me not being able to work with it. I've also had tummy problems occur around that time also.

Started with what felt like intense hunger pangs even after eating a meal.

Loud stomach churning / bubbling noises. Nausea, flatulance, bloating, constipation, general feeling of being unwell.

Decrease in appetite and twinges of pain occasionally in upper right quadrant of my abdomen.

In the three months of my stomach problems occurring I've had, LFT's and full blood work completed all came up clear apart from a slightly raised WCC, an abdominal ultrasound scan of my pancreas, liver, gallbladder (no gallstones or thickness of gallbladder wall were found.) aeorta, and kidneys. All came back unremarkable. I've had a brain and thoracic spine MRI scan (currently awaiting results.) and had bloods to test for celiac disease and vitamin deficiencies. (Awaiting results.)

This is making me increasingly worried and it's effecting my mental wellbeing too.

I have GAD and BPD and I'm constantly stressed / worried / upset that I have something sinister going on.

Not to mention I've lost 16lbs in weight in 8 weeks.

That too is worrying.

Has anyone had anything like this and care to shead some light on what I could be dealing with?

Medication I'm currently taking:

Orlanzapine

Lyrica

Buscopan

loranzaprazole

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    hi, you probably are, but are you care full with not eating highly spiced food, all the best.
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