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I have mystery health issues that no one can find or treat.

By Anonymous January 31, 2012 - 9:49am
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I have been suffering for over a year with health isues. When I eat I bloat until I look like I am 6 months pregnant. I have before and after eating pictures if you would like to see them. I have gained almost 40 lbs and have to wear maternity clothes to accommodate the bloating. I have tested positive for bacterial overgrowth and had 3 different antibiotics that won't clear it up. I also have been diagnosed with Pudendal Nerve Damage. I can go for a week or longer without having a bowel movement. I can't get any answers as to why or how this has happened nor how they are going to treat me. I live in Cary, NC and no doctors in NC specialize in the nerve damage. I have no insurance but need some relief. I have days I can't hardly get out of bed and feel horrible. They say I won't have pain with the nerve damage but can't tell me why I have pain. PLEASE HELP!!!!!

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I am sorry to hear about your medical condition and not having answers.

I found some information on pudendal nerve entrapment syndrome. Pudenal nerve entrapment is an unusual condition which arises from compression of the pudenal nerve, which causes chronic pain in the perineal, perianal and genital areas.

I think your inability to have regular bowel movements and the problem of excessive abdominal bloating is related to another gastrointestinal issue.

Common causes of abdominal bloating include irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, small bowel bacterial overgrowth, lactose intolerance and other food intolerance, overeating and weight gain.

People with irritable bowel syndrome may switch between constipation and diarrhea, experience abdominal bloating, cramping and abdominal pain.

There is a possibility that this may be your problem. You should consider an evaluation with a gastroenterologist. I understand that you have no insurance. Consider checking out the health clinic at your local hospital or a health clinic in your area that offers medical care at a low cost.


January 31, 2012 - 5:40pm
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