worrying stomach pain

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Hello.

For 10 plus years i have been sturggling with gastro issues from constipation to gerd(linked go anxiety) i have been having weird stomach pain for the lst 3 days. Its mostly on my lower stomach and my flanks on both sides but mostly the left side. Its like a dull pain, also radiates to the back of my left lower back and sharp pain in my back, enough thay scares me and thinks im having an attack. I dont know if i should talk to my doctor about this as we tried solutions for my gerd and constipation and i feel that this is something dfferent and worries me a lot. So if anyone knows what this may be, i would really appreciate any advice. Im a 21 year old female.

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    Hi this is the symptom of acute or chronic gastritis. Please don't waste time and go for an endoscopy.

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      I have gotten 2 done last 2 years. Last one done in march of this year. Everything was normal just gerd, told me to takr zantac twice a day. Should i go back?
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      Ok if this is the case then you avoid endoscopy and go for a stool or breathe test for h pylori.
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      Because the next possibility is h pylori, you are supposed to stop any antacid or antibiotics 2 weeks before the test. I am 100% sure it is gastritis.
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      Yes i was diagnosed with gerd acid reflux told to takr zantac twice a day and i have for 6 months now
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      I have had these exact symptoms and have had an endoscopy, colonoscopy, and an endoscopic ultrasound, and GI doc says al looks good. I know something is not right. Having back pain, rib area pain, and stomach issues. I guess we ask for the test for h pylori? Hope we get answers. Keep us posted. 
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