I need help and advice please...
I was originally diagnoised with GERD however I have no heartburn / reflux. I visited a GI after 2 years of problems, he has done an Upper endoscopy and tells me that it is nothing serious and that I should stop taking the 40mg Omprezole (which is the only thing that offers some relief) as I am 27 and he doesn't want me on those long term, so basically he told me to go home and work out how to manage my symptoms.
So I have now been off the Omprezole for 1 week and I am in agony, I have bloating, gas, chest pain, back pain, it's much worse at night and I have to sleep sitting completely upright. Last night I spent around 4 hours walking around the house trying to burp and free the gas, it was agony. In the end a peppermint and Fennel herbal tea helped a little and I finally managed to get to sleep at 3am.
This morning I am writting this with what feels like a cramp in my lower stomach.
My problem is that I feel that as the GI has offered a diagnosis that I cannot go back to my GP and ask for help as what more can he do for me?
I'm really at a loss as to what to do next. Help I'm getting pretty desperate...