i have seen 13 doctors 5 were some kind of specialist. i have had 2 ct with contrast scans, 2 ultra sounds, 2 gastricscopes, and enough blood work to build a new healthy me. ALL the doctors refuse to consider my pancrease and have settled on either its in my head or I have acid reflux. OK here are my symptoms:
Begining June 2009 my sugar was high and doctor said i had type 2 diebetic but we would try and monitor via diet. sugar is fine now?
-in 5 weeks i lost 30 lbs doing, and in the next 2 months 25 more. I had severe pain in lower and upper abdomin, right back under shoulder blade, pain upper left and right abdomin. laying on back,or side very painful. I hurt so much you could not touch me. By December and many Doctor visits I started to put a bit of weight back on and the pain was managable but still there, but February the pain was a 1 on a scale of 1-10 10 being high. I though i could handle this...BUT
begining in May
PAIN - same places rated as 7
BM - diarrea again or thin colourless poop
urine - dark and feels as if I drain every ounce when I go
can't lay down
can't stand water,dariy,meat,sugar,or even veggies. Doctor put me on Nexium nothing has changed.....HELP i have lost 7 obs in 5 days
Unfortunately, an anonymous doctor who cannot examine you or review your medical records is not going to be able to resolve your complex medical history over the internet.
There are many potential causes of upper abdominal pain, including chronic pancreatitis. In most cases, when chronic pancreatitis flares up, the levels of amylase and lipase will be elevated in the blood (I am assuming that your doctors have already checked these levels in your blood). Also, CT scans can often identify the scarring of the pancreas that occurs with chronic pancreatitis, as well as dilation of the pancreatic duct (which often occurs with chronic pancreatitis).
If a thorough evaluation has not revealed any other conditions that might be causing your pain, then a trial of oral pancreatic enzymes can be tried.
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