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I do not know what to do, I need to find help for my friend. She is so sick. Her name is tmoney and she has a trouble keeping food down. For the last year she has been sick with something that doctors are unclear on. Ever time she eats, she throws up. Including water or evenn just the flavor from chewing on gum. If she eats a complete meal she will spend 2 hour throwing up a little bit at a time. She had her gallbladder removed after finding out that it was working at a 8 percent. It helped at first, but a couple months later she was completly back to her normal, abnormal self. She has had every test known, and nothing is found. Her doctors have given up, and she is losing hope that she will ever be better again. So please if you have heard for anything like this or know someone who has share with me and her what we can do next.
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replied July 19th, 2005
Your friend may want to have a gastro doctor check for achalasia. I am not an expert on health, but I suffered similar symptoms for five months. I would throw up everything I ate (at the end I also could not keep down any liquids). They also had done rounds of tests and told me that I must be bulimic. A doctor finally discovered I had achalasia.

Achalasia is a problem with the upper digestive system and the upper sphincter in the throat that will not allow any food to pass to the stomach. In my experience I did not feel ill I just threw up everything I ate. I also felt like food got stuck mid-way down my chest and then I would throw up.

I don't know if this is her problem, but it's a rare disorder with the symptoms you're describing.

I hope she figures it out soon!
Barb
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replied November 30th, 2012
thank you for the post was looking for similar symptoms
thank you so much for your post, my mother-in-law has been in the hospital for 2 1/2 weeks now. She has not been able to keep food or liquids down so she has been on an iv. They to,d her a year ago that she acute pancreatitis and they recently had to open her bowel duct but she has been through so many test and they still cannot explain what the problem is. I will definitly bring this up and hopefully it will help. Thanks again
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replied August 2nd, 2005
I get sick everytime I eat and when I am not eating it still hurts just not as bad as when I am eating. I also had my gallbladder out because it was not working. I went to a specialist who had a test performed where you eat a radioactive egg salad sandwhich (yum..Can you feel the sarcasm?) and I was diagnosed with a stomach that does not empty properly. They have medications that can help stimulate this but they have some terrible side effects. This may be something she would want to talk to her doctor about.
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