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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics


 CAW - Sun Sep 02, 2007 8:26 pm

Age: 56
ultrasound test on - pelvic area - negative
CAT scan for - abdomen and pelvic - negative -gallstone found.
Urine test - clear
Esophagus checked and colonoscopy test. - November 2006. - Acid Reflux found.

Have seen urologist,gastroenterologist, and gyn doctor.
Current symptoms:[/b]
Lower abdomen bloating, severe lower back pain, frequent urination. Within last couple of weeks bowels started turning green. Now they are loose and greenish brown. My question: What could be causing lower abdomen bloating.I look pregnant. Could gallbladder cause these problems? I am scheduled for nuclear test on gall bladder this week.I have been going back and forth for the last couple of months to doctor after doctor. Any suggestions.?
Thank you.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Sep 05, 2007 11:06 pm

User avatar I wonder if you might have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or a bowel obstruction, but gall bladder problems could conceivably have such symptoms as well. You would need to see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis since there are so many possible causes of abdominal distress such as you describe.

Good luck


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