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Question: stomach Pains

 Titus - Wed Aug 17, 2005 10:22 am

Good Afternoon. I have a serious ongoing problem with my stomach. I am bloated almost all the time. I experience sharp pains just under my ribcage and this travels through to my back as well as up my chest and down my left arm. I have alot of stomach cramps. The bloating is many situated just below the ribcage. I have had an ECG done which ruled out the pain coming from the heart. I have had a colonoscopy done as well as numerous scans and xrays. I suffer from constipation very often. Even when i don't have the sharp pains, my stomach is constantly sore. i very often have heartburn. I have tried many diets including extra fibre and no fibre at all(Wheat free and Gluten free products as well). I am not overweight. I seem to be in constant discomfort. please help me as i have tried so many doctors and so many remedies that have not worked or just worked temporarily. CAN ANYONE PLEASE HELP :(
 anonbak - Wed Aug 17, 2005 3:22 pm

I recently started a new job, and have no doubt been under some self induced stress and anxiety. I immediately began feeling a bloated feeling in my stomach and an ache in the center area of my chest below my left ribs. (almost right where the stomach would be) The condition has left me with this dull ache, an extreme bloated feeling and more gas than i can ever remember, however I have trouble passing it. I just feel this constant gurgle, ache and general discomfort in that area. If anyone knows anything please help!!!!!!

PS don't ever google your symptoms!!! I did this and the horrible conditions that I read about have left me feeling even more anxiety

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