Hi I'm new to the board. Do these symptoms sound familiar???
about a month ago I went to the ER with severe abdominal pain. Mostly upper abdominal, feeling like a rock was just stuck under my ribcage. Did all sorts of blood work which all turned out normal. Did a quick handheld ultra sound of my gall bladder, nothing exciting there. H.Pylori came back negative. I've been on a PPI and Serafate (sp?) for about 4 weeks. I have stomach aches every day. The brick feeling, nausea, and I seriously have a BM like up to 3 times a day (like I can't get it out in one sitting, sorry tmi). Doesn't feel like constipation, so I really don't know what's up with that part.
I feel icky whether I'm hungry or full. Doesn't really matter. But I do notice, when my symptoms are really bad, I don't drink nearly as many fluids as I should (can't explain that either.).
I've read that surgery and stress can trigger celiacs. I had my 2nd child via emergency C-section 9 months ago. Horrible experience (long story). Very stressful on my body and emotionally.
I have a long term history of migraines and acid reflux. Additional other ailments include extreme fatigue (even after lots of sleep), joint pain/body aches, inability to lose weight, and high LDL levels. I had my thyroid checked about 4-6 months ago, normal.
BUT I have just not felt well in months. I feel like I'm missing out on my life.
Any suggestions???? TIA