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Has anyone else suffered with bloating, acid reflux, pain in tummy and nausea

By Anonymous May 3, 2009 - 3:37pm
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Ive recently been diagnosed with what the doctor thought was acid reflux, I had a camera down and everything was normal although the symptoms seemed to indicate acid, for example, burning sensation in my tummy, inflammed oesophagus, bloating, etc.

I was prescribed some medication to reduce acid and the doctor said that if it was acid i should be feeling better however im not, and im feeling at a lose end now and dont know what else to try.

Now i am no closer to getting a diagnosis from the doctors or any idea of what may be causing it! ive had more camera's down to see what it may be and the gall bladder, pancreas, liver and spleen are normal and they said my tummy and blood tests were normal! However, the symptoms just seem to be getting worse bloating, nausea, belching, pain in my back, headaches, etc etc!

Everything i enjoy eating i have tried to cutout of my diet, such as vinegar, fatty foods, chocolate, cheese, etc but i still find the pain gets worse a couple of hours after eating!

can anyone please help or has anyone been through the same thing?

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You may want to request a ges test gastric emptying test, your symptoms sound just like what u have been going through and diagnosis is gastroparesis, ges test will be able to diagnose it if it is

June 4, 2017 - 2:11pm
EmpowHER Guest

yes i am the one who suffer like you. Recently my doctor prescription pantozol 40 mg before breakfast & dinner. Believe me icannot go out. That embarassing me.

March 30, 2010 - 10:28am
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What is your diagnosis?

Pantazol is primarily a short-term use drug, used to help treat damage to your esophagus from gastrointestinal reflux disease. Did your doctor give you any expectations as to what should happen next? Have you been given dietary suggestions?

March 31, 2010 - 10:04am
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Hi Susan,

You are spot on with your information and questions. Thanks for taking the time to take my post to a whole new level for her.

I have been where she is with acid reflux and bowel issues like IBS and Diverticulosis. These are not fun things to have. Sometimes they can be very debilitating. I remember days where I could not leave the house because I never knew if I was going to have a problem with my stomach or bowel. It would come on fast and furious after I'd had something to eat or sometimes it would only take the first bite to trigger a "gut reaction" as I call it.

I hope she gets back with us. I'd sure love it if we can help advocate for her. I felt so alone. I never want another women to feel like I did.

Have a great night!

May 3, 2009 - 5:04pm
Expert HERWriter

I am so sorry you are having such horrible stomach issues. It can be a whole host of things. Let me ask you a couple of questions if you don't mind...

-how old are you?
-has your thyroid been checked?
-do you have copies of your blood tests?
-any family history of acid reflux?
-does it come and go or just there all the time?
-have you been to a GI specialist?
-are you a vegetarian?

I, too, used to suffer from all those things you've just described. Mine was hormonal. Yours could be something totally different but I need to know more in order to help you figure this out. It's the worst when you can't eat anything without having acid reflux and have your stomach hurt all the time.

Please get back with me or go you can private message me. I'm happy to help.

Best in health,

May 3, 2009 - 3:51pm
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