Having a new pain....what a pain!

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   Posted 7/10/2009 10:06 PM (GMT -6)   
Ok, if it's not one thing it's another! Sheesh.

Now, for the last couple of days, I've been having a sharp pain in my upper abdomen. Right under my rib cage. The pain is relieved when I sit hunched up or push on that area. It got really bad yesterday when I was running on the treadmill and today when I was at work, running around (not actually running this time but very busy).
I tried to make an appt with my GI in town, but I couldn't get in until Aug. 11th. Yeah right. I'd rather just go see my general practitioner.

I'm worried it may be adhesions b/c I did have all those abscesses cleaned out right around my liver. Or what if it's my liver?!?!?! Or what if I have another blood clot. OR an anuerysm? I did a bad thing and looked up my symptoms on symptom checker. Now I'm freaked.

I feel great otherwise. Oh, except a weird thing. When it hurts, It makes me need to empty my rectum........now i'm worried about crohns.

Any ideas?
28 yrs. old. married with one beautiful daughter (born 11/20/07)
-diagnosed with severe pancolitis u/c 2002 had total colectomy 12/19/08; emergency surgery due to abscess-had to redo ileostomy and switch to left side 12/25/08; 2/15/09 found blood clot in superior mesenteric vein (prob. from inf. and surgery inflammation)
coumadin, prenatal vit.
(temporary ileostomy....maybe)

"Things turn out the best for those who make the best of the way things turn out."

vette guy
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   Posted 7/10/2009 10:15 PM (GMT -6)   
For what it's worth....lately I've been getting a lot of muscular cramps too; not only my abdomen, but my legs and back also.  But, especially in the last 2 weeks,  I haven't been eating or sleeping enough, and I've had a lot of work related stress.  You mentioned you've been very busy too. And, I'm going to guess you haven't been taking very good of yourself either lately.  I wonder if there's a connection.
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