functional gi disorder

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Date Joined Sep 2012
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   Posted 10/11/2012 1:56 PM (GMT -6)   
My symptoms are
constant bloating:
hardness of the abdomin:
abdominal discomfort:
chest pressure at times:
digestive issues:
some gerd at times.
feelings of fullness.
tests done: egd. negative
ct of abdomin and pelvis negative.
basically there is nothing wrong in my anatomy but but i have alot of gi trouble.
any one else have this?
thank you.

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   Posted 10/11/2012 3:54 PM (GMT -6)   
Have they done a small bowel follow through?
My mother had these same symptoms and discovered she had a bowel obstruction due to scar tissue in her bowels.

Also as your doctor to do a stomach emptying test on you.
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   Posted 10/11/2012 4:05 PM (GMT -6)   

thank you for your quick reply!

Ive not had those things done yet.

the dr.(gi specialist says) he doesnt want to do anymore tests at this time but wants to try me on a medicine called (Levsin) its supposed to relax the bowels. He wants me to try this. Ive hesitated so far. Im not a big medicine person but maybe ill try it.


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