Hi everyone wave
I am new to this, so please bear with me for a moment. I should start off by telling you that I am a 27 year old female. I have been struggling with both anorexia and bulimia for the past 8 years. I have a very small appetite and when I do eat, I usually make myself throw up right after. No one knows about my ED's, including my doctor. He comments on my being too skinny, but thats as far as it goes. My so called other half, is always on my case about not eating, but I tend to ignor him. (our Relationship is a very compliacted one, and extreamly stressful of that)

Anyway, for the past few month I have been getting attacks of severe abdominal pain that usually lasts about a day. The attacks usually come in the evening and I usually end up in the hospital having to get either momorphinr demerol to ease the pain. It is worse then lalabournd childbirth. I have undergone numerous tests like CAT scans, ulultra soundsblood work, and so far everything keeps coming up normal. The attacks first started out ococcuringbout once a month, and then started once a week, then 3 times a week....each time lasting longer and longer. I have just gone through a week of it straight, going to the hospital 2 to 3 times a day.

Has anyone else gone through something like this? I need to find out what is wrong with me. The doctor is currently treating me for Crohn's, but isn't sure if thats the problem. The pain is usually around my navel area and you can usually feel a lump that moves around. And it is extreamly noisy like gassy.

I am desperate to find out what is the matter, so if anyone has any info that can help, please let me know.

Thank you very much for listening to me
S/C
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replied July 17th, 2008
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I hate to admit it, but abdominal pain is probably directly related to your bulimia.
I've been struggling with bulimia for about a year and daily I get horrible abdominal pains where I have to lay down and just take the pain, and it continues to get worse.
The doctors probably can't find whats wrong with you because they can't see how damaged ur abdomin is from throwing up all the time.
Does your doctor know you're bulimic/anorexic?
I'm sure if he knew you'd find a solution much quicker & being paying much less for all the medical bills you've been paying.
Best solution is to start a healthy lifestyle...eat right & keep it down.
Probably sounds hypocritical, but I'm sure you know whats right.
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replied January 21st, 2019
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
This could be due to gastritis or IBS.
Take mebeverine and proton pump inhibitors to combat the
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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