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Old 11-30-2007, 07:08 PM   #1
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15 year old son has abdominal pain, rectal bleeding & losing weight

Please help!!!! All test have come back normal we are going for an capsule endoscopy this coming week. He has missed school because he can't deal with the pain. doctor put him on 30mg of bentyl. any clues/suggestions. He was an active boy/football player/honor student.

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Old 12-01-2007, 09:53 AM   #2
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Re: 15 year old son has abdominal pain, rectal bleeding & losing weight

As you know, it could be many things.. the symptoms sound like Crohn's or Ulcerated Colitis. The endoscopy should show any inflammation. I hope they do a colonoscopy too.

Once he is diagnosed with either of those, the medication usually works pretty well for it. After my first bout (everything was normal too, except the colonoscopy - last test) it took about 2 weeks to feel OK and after a month on the medication I was feeling back to normal.

Good luck!

 
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Old 12-01-2007, 05:26 PM   #3
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Re: 15 year old son has abdominal pain, rectal bleeding & losing weight

thanks for your reply, they have done an endoscopy, colonoscopy and an upper GI we have the capsule endoscopy this thursday.

 
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