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Recent content by Chickadee

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    Diagnosis: CSID

    I haven't been here in a while, but I wanted to let you know about my diagnosis, as it might possibly be an answer for someone here too. I have had significant gastrointestinal problems all my life. I missed the last month of kindergarten; I was hospitalized in high school; I had to leave my job...
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    Finding a Doctor Familiar with Mastocytic Enterocolitis

    Any suggestions? Does anyone know of a list of doctors who are familiar with Mastocytic Enterocolitis? Thanks!
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    Sick since 2008 with no real answers

    I'm 35. I have always had "stomach problems," and was diagnosed with IBS as a kid. In high school, I was hospitalized for a couple of weeks with weight loss, diarrhea and abdominal pain so that I could be on TPN, but no diagnosis other than IBS was given. I continued to have problems off and on...
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    Inflammatory polyp-- causes?

    I have been living for years with an undiagnosed illness that includes diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea, weight loss and lots of fatigue. Previous tests have revealed little of interest to doctors, and I've been given an IBS label, though I've never quite felt that fits. Fast-forward to the...