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Strange Disgestive Problem Ive Had For 3 Years...

Hi every1,

i have preety much run out of options, so I decided I would post my problem here and maybe get an answer. Ok here it goes:

i am a 17 year old male and have had a bad stomach problem since I was 14. I get bad cramping and bloating feelings in my stomach alot, and have a bowel movent usually 3 to 4 times a day, and am underweight. Ive been to over 8 gastrointerologists, but they never found the problem, and always mark it as just ibs. Ive got another appointment with one in another few months. Ive had a colonoscopy (sp?) and endoscopy with biopsys taken, but everything came out perfect in those. The only thing that was found was by one of the gastrointerologists, was that I have a bad intolerance to the sugar fructose, about a year ago, but ive been avoiding that like the plague, and still get the same problem. Other then my stomach I am very healthy, and very strong for my weight, I at times feel energy drained, but not real badly. I am almost constantly hungry. I can wake up and eat scrambled eggs with 5 jumbo eggs, and be hungry again in another 1/2 hr.

Well thats the gist of it. I hope someone out there has an answer for this, thanks to all who read and reply to this.
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replied September 18th, 2005
Were you tested for celiac disease? Or maybe it could be a parasite.
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replied September 20th, 2005
Yea I was tested for celiac disease and a parasite through colonoscopy and endoscopy. They did something called a biopsy, meaning they cut out little pieces from my intestine wall to study to diagnose if I had celiac disease, which if theyre was a parasite living in my digestive tract, would have been found as well. But I came out negative, meaning I was fine.
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