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Old 01-13-2018, 07:36 PM   #1
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definitely going through peri, just a little nervous with certain symptoms ...

Hello everyone and Happy 2018,

I am 49, soon to 50 in July. I am experiencing the digestive issues like a lot of other women. My GP thought "maybe" IBS, headed to GI doc Feb 1st. my pain sounds like other women as well. All over pain, gas pain, sometimes landing on the left side. sometimes no pain for days at which I think Im all good and eat what I want and BAM I'm headed into another week of pain. Sometimes 5 days beforeing having a BM. I did incorporate benefiber into my diet which definitely helps. I don't have D ever and yesterday experienced explosive D immediately after drinking organic chicken broth. I also am experiencing night sweats (particularly 2 a couple nights ago right in a row) the sweat was between my chest and a little on my neck. I am on my period so I think those were pretty normal and The last few days I have experienced flu/cold like symptoms but nothing happens. Tonight I am flushed with no fever, but my ear feels warm and full like I'm getting an ear infection soooo....I check my lymph nodes and they seem a little swollen more the left then right. Somewhat sore to the touch but none the less....Im freaking out and going to the dark side. Sometimes Google is awesome and a great friend and other times Google is HORRIBLE!!! I know that pain is a good thing in nodes but still Im freaking out. I don't eat NOT because I lost my appetite but because I'm afraid my stomach will act up which causes anxiety so I have lost 7pds in the last month. I don't have a fever (just checked 98.4) my blood pressure is normal....... Just need to know if anyone else is or has experienced anything similar.

By the way......My GP is a woman, mid 50's and has absolutely NO sympathy/empathy for my peri symptoms. NONE!!

THANK YOU ladies in advance for any help. My anxiety is through the roof.

 
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Old 01-14-2018, 06:25 AM   #2
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Re: definitely going through peri, just a little nervous with certain symptoms ...

Gallbladder issues are common in women of a certain age. You might want to ask about that. Also I'd see some gyno from the rest of it. PCP just usually don't deal with peri and menopause well.

 
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