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I already have a peptic ulcer which I have had since the beginning of February, and take Lansoprazole and ant acids. I have suffered with IBS continually since January this year. My lower and upper abdomen is constantly swollen. I am getting pain in my right side and around to my back in the liver area, am now taking Tramadol for this. I have had a scan and the scanner lady asked if when I eat fatty food does this make it worse? Yes it does. But other than this she has scanned my kidneys, pancreas, spleen and liver and gallbladder and in general everything is ok, so what could be the problem? whats causing the pain? Do I have fatty liver? She did tell me that she cannot see any gall stones. has anyone got any ideas what this could be? Its so frustrating I thought I would get some answers from the scan.
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replied January 29th, 2017
Welcome to e health forum.

Some common conditions that could present as abdominal pain include:-
1. Gastritis, Gastro-esophageal reflux disorder (GERD)
2. Gall Stones , Gall Bladder dysfunction.
3. Hepatic disorders
4. Malabsorption syndromes
5. Pancreatitis. ‎
6. Inflammatory conditions of the intestines - colon

The exact cause can be diagnosed with tests including a abdominal USG or a CT scan or both, as decided by clinical examination.

Abdominal cramps could be also be due to irritable bowel syndrome, which can be controlled with proper diet, stress management, and prescribed medications ‎‎(laxatives, antidiarrheals, ‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎antispasmodics, or antidepressants).

Consult with your doctor and seek a proper medical opinion.

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