Crazy Stomach/Abdominal Pain

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Date Joined Aug 2006
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   Posted 9/3/2006 2:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Well, this is my first time posting on the IBS board. I used to post on the Crohns board, but I recently got a second opinion from another GI doc, and he thinks I might have IBS instead of Crohns. Anyways, I've been having crazy never-ending stomach/abdominal pains that are very painful especially when they flare up (except I don't really have any other syptoms, like D, Vomitting, etc), and the doctors don't really know why. I have taken pretty much every test in the book, and all of them showed nothing serious. Has anyone else out there ever heard of this situation???

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Have had Mild/Severe Stomach/Abdominal pain for the last 12 months. Made a few trips to the ER for the pain. Have had no other syptoms of Crohn's or IBS that are typical. All tests showed nothing. Hernia surgeon thought it was a hernia. Went for Hernia Surgery (for nothing). After recent Colonoscopy, GI thinks its most likely Crohns, becuase of inflamation he saw in small Intenstine (but not 100% convinced yet). Going for the Camera Pill test next month. Tried Pentasa and Entocort for 6 weeks; both of which havene't done much to reduce this chronic-never-ending pain. Saw a different GI last week for a second opinion and he thinks I might have IBS, so for the past week I've been taking Hyoscyamine, Nortriptylin and Citrucel (of which aren't helping as of yet)

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   Posted 9/4/2006 1:01 AM (GMT -6)   
Hope, your triggers are the same as mine. I use Almond milk for cereal and it is just delicious. You can get it plain or vanilla. I like the vanilla. It is kept in the same plce the rice milk is but I like this much better. Just thought you might like to try it. Stay well. All those carbs don't help my weight. I can eat chicken and fish also.
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