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Post appendix surgery , severe pain in upper stomach

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2mnts after my surgery for my appendix i started to have so sever pain in my upper stomach all aroung but now on my ride side they said they dont know what is wrong with me and said that they have ran all the test and everything is normal. How could every thing be ok if im having pain. the pain comes and goes i most the time suffer from pain. it might go away for a week or two then come back 4 mnts. i have tried to go to other drs but it seams that know one wants to touch me because someone eles has done the surgery. please help im 27years old and i cant enjoy my life


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replied June 26th, 2007
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Abdominal pain can be due to many conditions: gastritis, peptic ulcer, gallbladder stones, intestinal infection, ileus, kidney stones etc. All those diagnostic procedures you've been through have excluded possible organic reasons for the pain. After three abdominal surgeries, however, there is a possibility of experiencing peritoneal adhesions. Pain occurs when parts of the intestines stuck in those adhesions. They can be seen on a CT-scan and laparoscopy, if necessary. If there is no organic lesion present, the only possibility left is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS is a functional disorder that can manifest with various digestive symptoms including abdominal pain. You can ask an expert opinion from an internist and seek further advice on diagnostics and diagnosis techniques.


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