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randibear
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i am still having problems.

my lower abdominal area, below the navel, just stays sore. i can't even lean against the counter. it burns and is very tender.

i really think that humaworm did me in.

my entire digestive track is totally screwed up. and please don't even mention going back on it.

i am off all abx and am just taking probiotics. i have an upper gi on august 20th but i'm sure he'll schedule a colonscopy also.

i'm also constipated and nauseous.

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Randi, have you ever been tested for diverticulitis? My aunt had it pretty severely, and she also suffered lot of the symptoms you are experiencing. I hope things turn around soon. Jess.
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randibear
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yes i've had two diverticulitis attacks. i'm hoping this is not another one, but i have a feeling it might be.

egads...

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Randi... are you still taking bentyl?? That will constipate you. Did he give you another similar med when you left the hospital?

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randibear
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he gave me bentyl and vicodin cause i drove myself and they wouldn't give me anything else.

no abx at all. but they did a ct scan. hmm, think it ws upper tho cause the pain at that time was in my stomach.

would that scan also show colon?

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Do you have IC? Could it be bladder pain? Or a UTI?

IC =

Interstitial Cystitis

For those who might not know...

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I think the CT would show the colon.. not sure how much it would tell them though. I have no clue.

So you're not on any stomach meds right now?

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randibear
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Just the bentyl. I do have some nexium.gaviscon didn't do anything and nexium makes me sick

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