Posted 19 December 2002 - 07:57 AM
Hi Lady.Sorry that a response did not come quickly...some of who might do so only get around her about once every 24 hours or 48 hours even so personally I just saw it.In any case, there are (2) things to consider to answer your question.First, people who have been through a proper differential diagnostic procedure which ruled out other conditions leading the doctor to arrive at the "diagnosis" of so called Irritable Bowel Syndrome can and do experience many differing types of abdominal and even "whole body" pains and discomforts besides their diarrhea, constipation, gas, ad nauseum.This particular symptom is not unusual for a patient to experience periodically...on the other hand some people never experience this particualr symptom as you describe it. I personally have. Along with a host of other highly localized and exquisitely painful types of abdminal discomforts.HOWEVER, that being said and properly qualified, the thing that concerns me is that you state this is a new symptom within the last 2 weeks.This opens the possibility of something ELSE acute occurring and should prompt a trip to your doctor of choice ASAP to be evaluated.Please don't delay as it may simply be something else, reversible, which requires proper medical attention and of which you could eb relieved.Please make an appt. today, as any time symptoms change an pain is involved, they should be investigated right away.Please let us know what the doctor says OK? :love: ___________________________SILVERYFLOWERS:
PSSST...you too maybe, if you have not, should go see the doc and have this evaluated before conlcuidng what it is (if you have not done so yet...it is just that the way you right it makes it sound like it is something that has been evaluated before but now is changed or worsened and since you were told about "epigstric pain" and possible ulcers you conlcude this has occurred).Now if that IS the case, either way you need to ahve this evaluated as the ulcer is treatable. And if it is not an ulcer you need to have that ruled out...if nor specific lesion can be found by the uausl and customary means it could be secondary to the "IBS process".IF that is the case this is not a sentence-of-irrevocable sufferig any longer. There are wasy to achieve relief from pain like this base don some newer information the last couple of years.BUT we cannot comment or discuss that until the right time...and that is after your ulcer-concerns have been investigated.Now if I read your post worng let me know and I'll come back by tomorrow and we can talk further. I am just going by what I think you have said.