I'm not sure what she is leaning towards either, but if you feel she is expecting to find something.. then ask her what her hunch is. I have picked up on that from my doctor more than once and just asked him flat out.. he has been pretty up-front with me and it has put my wandering mind at ease. Ask your doc. Maybe your GI doc is missing something.
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I have developed GERD, hyatal hernia and gastritis to go along with my lupus related kidney disease. The development of the stomach problems have been occuring since November 2007. I've been losing a lot of weight (5'8" male 35 yrs old and weigh 119 lbs....was 150 lbs Jan 2007)
I've been suspecting that the stomach issues have caused my body to not be able to absorb my meds properly. My GI specialist just gives me protonox which helps with the GERD but he doesnt really know what's causing the inflammation of the stomach. My primary care doctor suspects its all related to the lupus but he's not much more helpful than that.
I wish I could gain weight since my appetite is still healthy but I can't.
I'm currently being evaluated for a transplant for my kidneys....I wonder if the stomach issues aren't affecting my body's ability to absorb the cellcept properly that should be helping my kidneys.