Thread: Abdominal Pain
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:02 PM   #1
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Abdominal Pain

I have been having some serious abdominal pain the past couple of weeks. Sometimes the pain gets so bad that it wakes me up or causes me to "lose my breath" it's so intense. First of all I am a 36 yo female about 30 lbs. overweight and I do smoke. I do not drink or use drugs (other than prescriptions). Abdominal surgeries I've had: complete hysterectomy, laproscopy, appendectomy all done in 2004 only a few months apart.
Medications currently taking: Prozac, Ambien, Elavil and Norco 10/325.
Health issues: 3 bulging disks in my lower back and chronic back pain.

Back in Sept. 2011 I went to the ER with abdominal pain, nausea and dizziness. Doctor said I was dehydrated and was then diagnosed with 2 small kidney stones. I was given fluids and pain meds and then sent home. This past October I went back in to the ER with the same exact symptoms that I had when I was diagnosed with kidney stones in Sept. 2011. The doctor dismissed kidney stones and basically told me he didn't know what was causing my pain and sent me home. Pain has been pretty constant since Oct. 2012. Pain gets worse then starts to go away and then comes back. It's a sharp burning pain just below my right rib cage and it goes into my groin area. Sharp pains occur in my kidney area on my back as well. Nausea has been very bad the past few days along with dizziness and abdominal pain in the areas mentioned. Today it's bad but I'm worried that if I go to the ER they are just going to tell me oh well deal with it.
Any ideas what it could be other than kidney stones?

 
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