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Old 06-25-2007, 12:20 PM   #1
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Stomach Pain for 6 Weeks

I've never had any stomach issues before but about 6 weeks ago on a Thursday afternoon I started having stomach pain. The stomach pain can be described as feeling like someone punched me in the stomach. I then started having Diahrea and constipation. I recently started using NuvaRing. I have gotten a cat scan, 2 ultra sounds, a colonoscopy, an Upper GI test and an MRI, pap smear. with all negative results. The only thing they saw in a blood test was that my blood tested positive for inflammation. I had a key hole surgery 3 years ago and they found excess blood in my stomach from a period that never drained but it was NOT endometriosis. Does anyone have ANY idea what could be going on? They want to perform a laparoscopy on me but I'm afraid to do that if the dr.s really don't know what they are looking for. HELP

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Old 06-26-2007, 03:41 PM   #2
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Sorry you are having stomach problems, that's never fun. I would say I would have the laparoscopy. If you have the means (insurance,etc) I would have it done. They can tell a lot more this way than on CT scans or ultrasounds as well as do any minor repairs if needed. It is not that bad of a procedure and well worth it to ease your mind if they can find out what's possibly causing your problems and then take it from there. Good luck to you!

Old 06-26-2007, 07:14 PM   #3
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Re: Stomach Pain for 6 Weeks

MBee -- you are very fortunate to have aggressive docs. I've had pain/pressure for over 1 1/2 years and my OB still won't do a lap until I see a GI specialist, which it's taken me months to get an apt with and I still don't have one. I did have an abdominal u/s and pelvic u/s, but even that took 6 months of pain and multiple visits. If I were in your shoes, or even offered the lap in mine, I'd do it.

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