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  1. link Scamelo
    15 YO with chronic Abdominal Pain
    Anyone here have any experience with chronic constant stomach pain below ribs in middle. My 15 YO has had severe stomach pains for 2 months. So far Xray,bloodwork, CT scan and endoscopy and colonosocopy all normal, except for Barrett's esophagus, whi - 61% more...
    Scamelo- over a year ago - 159 Replies - in Abdominal Pain
  2. link Scamelo
    My daughter has had CT scan and Xray of abdominal area, spleen was normal per Dr's. Her stomach pain is so much better, but now we are dealing with not sleeping and very tired. She just has a new round of blood work including thyroid, Blood count and - 21% more...
    Scamelo- over a year ago
  3. link Cdgrant
    My daughter had mono in Grade 9 and was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in Grade 12. Spad, close to what your daughter has had - my daughter is now 20. Do you know that your daughter's spleen is enlarged or you're just thinking that is it because of her - 4% more...
    Cdgrant- over a year ago
  4. link Cdgrant
    That is exactly what I said about my daughter. No one should be on singulair - it has way too many side effects. Other meds probably have similar side effects and doctors have no idea.
    Cdgrant- over a year ago
  5. link You123
    I didn't read if your daughter was on any other medications. My daughter just went through a very bad experience-headaches, severe abdominal pain (near spleen area). Couldn't sit still in class due to pain. Had other symptoms-when the symptoms were a - 48% more...
    You123- over a year ago
  6. link Spad
    Hello, Scamelo and Janel, Have either of the girls had their spleens checked? My daughter had Epstein-Barr (Mononucleosis) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome when she was 7. She is now 18 and complains occasionally that her "spleen" hurts her...s - 18% more...
    Spad- over a year ago
  7. link Lsalmonzhu
    Janel, was the laporoscopy looking for endometriosis done yet? Leslie
    Lsalmonzhu- over a year ago
  8. link Nicki1023
    Someone mentioned autoimmune diseases...one that does affect the bowels is Celiac...an intolerance to gluten...gluten is in wheat, oats and a few other things...i only know this because I have been having similar problems...especially pain in rib are - 54% more...
    Nicki1023- over a year ago
  9. link Janel
    Scamelo, Great news that the pain is a little less for your daughter!! We've taken our daughter to see two specialists (G.I. and Motility) at TX Children's Hosp. and they are now consulting with a third. We're about 45 min. outside of Houston so this - 86% more...
    Janel- over a year ago
  10. link Scamelo
    Janek I visited San Diego once a long time ago (80's) for a day! It was lovely.. If I am ever that way I will let you know. If you're ever in NJ, let me know. I hope you get some answers with your daughter. I hope its something as simple as a food al - 26% more...
    Scamelo- over a year ago
  11. link Scamelo
    Janel What state are you in? Are there any good childrens or teaching/university hospitals that you can go to. I can't believe that they have not found something yet with your daughter. I really feel for you guys. They have not found much with my dau - 74% more...
    Scamelo- over a year ago
  12. link Janel
    We have been off of dairy for two whole months and don't see a change. She had blood allergy test and showed sheo was not allergic. Next week we're doing the skin allergy too, we want to be sure. The two upper endoscopies showed no acid reflux nor di - 23% more...
    Janel- over a year ago
  13. link Patientadvocate
    My daughter suffered with stomach pains since 3rd grade. She would get worse in the afternoon (after lunch). If she went to the nurse at school , the nurse thought she was trying to get out of class. She would go to bed with the pain and many times w - 68% more...
    Patientadvocate- over a year ago
  14. link Janel
    Hi Everyone, An update, My daughter is still in a lot of pain all day. The pain is still right above the belly-button. Stopped the miralax because of bloating, now using Milk of Magnesia. Got throught the 30 day yeast cleanse and won't be introducing - 92% more...
    Janel- over a year ago
  15. link Icare4crisiscare
    I have had these same symptoms for years with same tests and have friends with more of the same. We are all now symptom free, not from the exact diagnosis, but from very similar patterns of being properly diagnosed. The diagnoses for these abdominal - 90% more...
    Icare4crisiscare- over a year ago
  16. link Lsalmonzhu
    Hi. Just found this string of conversation and it's taking me waaaay back. From reading all these emails, I can offer this: at 16, I was diagnosed with serious ovarian cysts(treated unfortunately by heavy-duty birth cont. pills); 19 Hepatitis, at 21 - 96% more...
    Lsalmonzhu- over a year ago
  17. link Jwood4
    My daughter experienced the same pain for about a year. She had her gallbladder removed just over a year ago. Lots of abdominal pain. Also, before her diagnosis, she went on an extreme diet change (vegan)and lost weight fast. Emotional stress and the - 25% more...
    Jwood4- over a year ago
  18. link Mrmd
    Does anyone know how to stop receiving email notices each time a new response is added to this thread? I would appreciate the help.
    Mrmd- over a year ago
  19. link Snapmills
    I too have Barrett's esophagus. I have since I was 18. I don't know who your working with, but can cause severe pain. Typically they perscribe a proton pump inhibitor such as prevacid or nexium to help with the pain - and also heal the esophagus. Mak - 67% more...
    Snapmills- over a year ago
  20. link Janek1969
    Thanks to you Scamelo I am also taking her to a chiro! You always have a friend & place to stay in San diego! :)
    Janek1969- over a year ago
  21. link Scamelo
    Hurry Jankek I hope you are on the right path. What a relief it must be! I am so happy for you. My daughter is much better, not totally pain free, but from a pain of 8 down to pain of 2-4. We are no working on why she is so tired all the time.
    Scamelo- over a year ago
  22. link Janek1969
    Hi Friends Well low and behold I might actually have some light shinning at the end of our tunnel.....after being dismissed by the GI specialist because nothing was showing up and being told by her primary to sit it our and wait for the anxiety meds - 87% more...
    Janek1969- over a year ago
  23. link Tina1215
    Hi I am back. Last post 4/30 We went to the hospital and were there for two weeks. Every test possible has been done on my child. They treated her mild form of colitis and treated her for H. Pylori, which they discovered thru upper EDG. She had anoth - 86% more...
    Tina1215- over a year ago
  24. link Cdgrant
    My daughter had this done and nothing showed up. She's had xrays and ultrasounds and scopes in her stomach and more blood tests than you can imagine. She's been on every kind of diet in order to eliminate problem foods. She's been to every kind of do - 46% more...
    Cdgrant- over a year ago
  25. link Phenard
    You would think that there would be SOMEONE out there who could help all of us. I was talking with my orthopedic surgeon about my daughter and he probably has the best advice for me. He said it sounds like she needs to see an endocrinologist and have - 41% more...
    Phenard- over a year ago
  26. link Gman_57
    Right upper quadrant pain
    Have chronic inflamation in portal duc's in liver.Doctor told me that he had never heard of someones liver hurting.But mine does.Had cat scan guided liver biopsy found to have minmal Chronic inflamation of portal ducs.Had to be rused to observation r - 42% more...
    Gman_57- over a year ago - in Abdominal Pain