I'm 29 years old and for the last few years ive had severe Nausea and Vomiting. It comes after I eat can be something as simple as crackers. I spend most of my days with headaches because I know when I eat i'm going to get sick. It can sometimes be just upset stomach w/ heartburn or it could be all out rolling explosive vomiting. Usually after i stop vomiting i feel better like the cramping pains are gone. My Doc's done 3 Endoscopies in the last 4 months and has another one scheduled for next month. He's got me a HIDA Scan scheduled for tomorrow. I've got virtually no pain except for cramping in the stomach, feeling like I've had a knife shoved right thru my breastbone and right into my back under my right shoulder. No one in the last few years has been able to figure this out and i'm tired of having nothing to eat. I was told i have severe ulcers and have seen them via the endoscopy but that only counts for why I have heartburn. PLEASE HELP! I'm desperate and want to try something.
Presence of pain in the stomach that radiates to the right shoulder is a classic finding, seen in gallbladder disorders (gall stones, cholecystitis, etc).
Since your doctor has already scheduled a HIDA scan, which will provide info about your Gall bladder function, it will help to make a definitive diagnosis and a direction to further treatment of your condition.
Since the endoscopies have already confirmed the presence of ulcers in your stomach, proper diet change as well as potent acid reducing medications can be prescribed by your doctor for proper relief of your symptoms.
My doctor has placed me on Nexium and Carafate since febuary. I've been staying away from spicy, greasy/Fatty, and Fried Foods but it still hapens. can happen after eating just about anything. I've read online that if there is not sufficient healing there are surgeries that can be an option when all else fails. I'm scared that they are not going to be able to help me and i'll be on the medicines for the rest of my life and just have to deal with the stomach problems.
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