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Hello everyone, I posted on here a while back but still have not gotten any answers from the doctor so I wanted to get some opinions. I've been suffering with upper abdominal pain since July definitely. I had some issues here and there prior, but it began consistently in July. I describe the pain in an upside-down T shape- it transcends down my esophagus behind my breast bone down to the upper abdomen and extends across the entirety of the front of my body. This pain includes severe nausea and heartburn. I have had an endocsopy, colonoscopy, abdominal ultrasound, celiac test, etc. and all I could definitively be told is that I have/had acute gastritis in my antrum (this was back in October). I have been on Nexium, Sucralfate, other random PPI's and antacids, both prescription and over the counter. The only things that provide any relief whatsoever are Zofran and Reglan, both of which only reduce the pain and nausea to a dull existence. I do believe anxiety plays a role in these symptoms but at the same time they exacerbate each other- I am fearful of recurrent episodes of crippling pain so I become anxious, but I sometimes am so anxious it gets worse. Naturally my regular gastro practice recently closed, so I made an appointment with a new practice to get a second opinion and continue my care. I'm not sure what questions to ask at this point, aside from the possibility of it being a motility issue. Any advice on what this could be or what to ask would be great!
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