I have suffered with the above for the past year. I collapsed at home in May and had my gall bladder removed 3 days later. I was feeling much better for about 6 weeks then the same thing happened again and I was admitted to hospital for 2 weeks where I underwent several tests which included and endoscopy and colonoscopy. The endoscopy showed a lot of acid in my stomach and the latter was negative. I am currently taking colpermin and amatryptaline daily but with little or no affect. My diet is very limited e.g. low fat, no cream, cheese etc. When the pain/discomfort is bad I can only eat porridge or rice krispies!! This is having a big impact on my life. The pain or discomfort can come immediatley or 4 hours after having a meal. I have been tested for ceoliacs with one of the results being inconclusive. I am now trying accupuncture and have asked for some food intolrance testing to be done which I am having to pay for. Can anyone help me???
The location of the pain might have been helpful. If the pain is located in the upper abdomen, center, or left, then it is possible that you might be experiencing chronic inflammation of the stomach.
Since you tried many treatments for the stomach and the food you take affects the pain, you might want to check for presence of Helicobacter pylori. Helicobacter pylori is a type of bacteria that is normally found in the stomach, but in certain conditions it multiplies to the level where it can cause inflammation of the stomach. If Helicobacter pylori is found then adequate antibiotic therapy would be recommended.
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