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    Functional Dyspepsia???

    Hey friends, I had a hospital appointment with my specialist today. He diagnosed me with Functional Dyspepsia which is a Functional Bowel Disease. He said it basically means i'm 'pre crohn's'. They've done loads of tests, including scopes but haven't actually found anything to cause all of my...
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    Really scared!!!

    I have my gastrocopy (spelt that wrong no doubt) and colonoscopy on Thursday. It's Monday now and i'm poorly just because I am. Tomorrow i'm hardly allowed to eat and then Wednesday I start Picolax prep. What's one of the worst things you could do? Read up on how the prep is going to make you...
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    Good news! Got what i've been fighting for, for years!

    I have my colonoscopy and gastroscopy booked! Both on the 15th November. I have tried to get this for years now! Finally got there! I saw my family doctor, who i've spent over a year trying to get an appointment with, and he suggested the scopes and will take a biopsy as well. Yay! I've been...
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    If my two scopes come back saying...

    ... that nothing is wrong with me, then does it mean I do just have IBS and nothing more serious?
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    Endoscopy and colonoscopy in two months.

    I have my endo and colonoscopy in October. I'm dreading it. I've never had anything at all like this. No operations, never been under anesthetic for anything, never had anything stuck up or in me apart from injections or blood tests. So it's all new to me. I am having a light anesthetic to put...
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    How to help the vomiting?

    My poor best friend got vomited on the other day and since then, I just vomit. I've always suffered with nausea from whatever is wrong with me, but recently I have started vomiting. If I feel nausea or have pain, i'll just vomit. I woke up this morning, lots of pain, bleeding from behind...
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    Saw another new specialist today.

    He listened to me and was patient and kind etc. I like him. He still thinks I just have IBS though. So.. i'm not sure whether to just accept that I do just have IBS or what. I've begun vomiting now too. He says I can't have Crohn's as i'm putting weight on. Not much weight but I was 56 two years...
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    I have some great advice from my specialist.

    I went to see my specialist the other day. First time see my MRI scan that was months ago. Well, she said my MRI scan came back fine so if i'm poorly and in pain, just drink some mint tea, take some paracetamol and relax and the pain should ease off. Anyone tried this? How did you get on? I...
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    What does it feel like to have stomach ulcers?

    Hello friends! I'm always trying to figure out what is wrong with me and researching lots and I was wondering, what does it actually feel like to have a stomach ulcer? I have specific places in my tummy that hurt. They hurt more if I drink alcohol or eat spicy foods or hot foods and less when...
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    Bloating and sit ups.

    Will sit ups and stomach crunches help the bloating? I went to physio for ages and I do my exercises and my stomach is still as bloated as ever. Mum keeps telling me to do sit ups and the bloating will go away. I've been doing sit ups and the bloating is still there. I don't understand how the...
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    Does anyone else have bad months and good months?

    I usually fall ill around November, not too bad, just every week i'm ill for one day so stay at home. Then in December I am really ill and live on the sofa for the month and if there's a month that i'm more likely to go to hospital in, it would be December. Then January is just as bad as...
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    Mefenamic Acid

    Seeing as the pill wasn't working for me, the doctor has put me on mefenamic acid instead. I was on it a year ago but can't really remember. I know that it obviously didn't work because after that I did go on the pill because it wasn't working. She doesn't want to put me on any pill because...
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    I went to the doctors today.

    Saw Dr Hadley today. Usual kind of appointment, she reminds me that i'm ill... I've been thinking though, i've been seeing the doctor for 4 years and every appointment they just say it's IBS and then that's it... it's taken 4 years to be put on the Amitrip and have an MRI for this. I've given...
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    So... should I be worried about the blood?

    A few weeks ago when I looked into the toilet it was full of orangey/red blood. Then when I saw the doctor a few days later and told her of the blood, she looked up my bum (offered to stick a finger in there too) and confirmed I had been bleeding. Then she dropped she subject and told me I had...
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    You don't get headaches with IBD.

    Just remembered something and thought i'd tell you... try not to get too angry though :P At the doctors the other day, I was handed over a booklet on IBS (as soon as I walked in the room) and my doctor asked if I get headaches. I do, probably because I spend too much time on the laptop. I said...
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