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I have been suffering from a chronic stomach disorder for two years. I'm quite young to have all these problems. I get intestinal cramping, fever, nausea, and diarrhea. It is perhaps one of the most painful things I have ever dealt with.

I had a lot of testing done last summer and found out I had a diseased gal bladder. This is what we thought was the answer, but it wasn't. I had it removed but I kept getting sick.

I have recently gotten worse as time progresses. My weight has dropped. I had a Cat Scan of my abdomen and everything came back alright. A few weeks ago I had an Upper GI and Colonoscopy. There they found 20 or so ulcers in my stomach. After looking at the biopsy, they found an abnormal amount of white blood cells in my stomach as well.

I have gotten blood work done and know I don't have Celiac Disease.

I need an answer or a direction I should be heading to so my family and I can find an answer.

Thank you,
Rachel Mackenzie
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replied September 20th, 2017
Welcome to e health forum.

With the history provided, it is certain that your condition is more related to the ulcers detected during the endoscopy studies.

The biopsy of the ulcer tissues and other investigations can help to decide the further course of action.

In most of such cases, coexistent H pylori bacterial infection, is usually the cause of the chronic inflammation within the stomach lining.

This infection can be diagnosed by serology testing as well.

It would be recommended that you continue to work with your gastroenterolgist who can help manage your condition and help in faster recovery back to health.

I hope this helps.



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