For the past two years I have been experiencing severe nausea and stomach pain. I am nauseous and in pain everyday some days are worse than others. I have been to the emergency room on several occasions due to this nausea and pain. I have had a scan of my upper abdomen and pelvis, only thing found was a fibroid on my uterus. I have had an endoscopy and a colonoscopy and they found nothing. I have had my gall bladder removed, it did not change my symptoms. I am getting desperate. I am a diabetic with high blood pressure but I don't see how those two things can be causing this constant pain and nausea. The doctors cannot figure it out and their only answer is vicodin and nausea medicine. I am only 37 years old and I cannot continue to live like this. There has got to be an answer that the doctors are missing.
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!
Commonest cause of chronic nausea is acidity. Take omeprazole and antacid gel and see if it helps. Liver and kidney dysfunction is another cause. Hence kidney and liver function tests should be done.
Other causes are diabetes and hypothyroidism. Diabetes is often associated with H pylori infection and this also causes nausea and acidity like pain in upper stomach. Electrolyte imbalance too can cause nausea.
IBS, gluten or lactose intolerance, parasites in gut too can be the cause. A stool test should be done for worms, giardiasis etc. Also if nothing is found then food challenge test to detect food intolerance should be done.
Please consult your doctor regarding these possibilities as a confirmed diagnosis to your problem and treatment for it cannot be prescribed on net without examining you. Hope this helps. Take care!
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