I called my GI, she happened to be on call. She said she suspected a bleed, and had me go back to the ER. Anyone I spoke to could not believe the doctor last night didn't do any bloodwork. The took 4 small vials and 2 HUGE BOTTLES, I had never seen before. The ER doc did 2 occult blood tests, both negative, tg. The GI is confused....blood count is 10, even on 2 iron pills a day and the insane amount of red meat I eat because I crave it constantly. She thinks I'm ok but I will follow up with her in the next few days. No help for the headache again, ER doc thinks they are perhaps cluster headaches and tension headaches...again, Dilaudid did nothing. He gave me oxygen and it helped marginally. So still no answers for that, just another guess....and a really witchy nurse as I was leaving made me cry. ER doc also said I need to quit smoking NOW, could be causing the headaches.....but again, just his guesses. I have an appointment with a very well recommended neuro on 9/15, the day she returns from vacation, and the GI will check me out this week. ER doc said vasovagal responses can happen for many reasons, pain being a major one....so maybe just from the belly pain and severe headaches. As for the black tarry stools, which the ER doc saw, there's no answer, he was positive it was going to be blood. So no answers....but I appreciate everyone's support soooooo much. You guys are amazing!!!!!
Crohn's Disease/Colitis (diagnosed 12/02), Diverticulitis (diagnosed 6/07)
Positive blood test for wheat allergy, (11/07); Positive capsule endocopy showing Celiac disease (6/30/08), also allergic to egg white protien.
Taking Asacol, Prednisone, Humira, NuLev, HCTZ, Lisinopril, Cymbalta, Prevacid, Zantac, Ambien, Lomotil, Soma, Plaquinil, Frova, Premarin, Entocort, Xifaxan, Creon, Ultracet, Vicodin, Questran powder/Carafate suspension, and LOTS OF VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS!