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Old Tue Oct 21, 2014, 02:14 AM
beezie1955 beezie1955 is offline
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abdominal pain

Does anyone have abdominal pain with a lot of bloating that is worse when standing and very short of breath.
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Old Wed Oct 22, 2014, 03:36 PM
Amz904 Amz904 is offline
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Hey beezie1955,

I had something simillar back in Feburary. In my case, the pain sort of shifted from the top of my stomach to the side, with it hurting more when i would stand. My stomach also hurt when I would bend my leg towards me. After a few days of this pain, I got a scan done and turned out it was appendicitis! Due to my AA and low platelets, instead of removing it they treated it with antibiotics, and I never had to get it removed

Not sure if you have the same thing, but its worth getting it checked out if it persists or seems to be getting worse!
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Old Thu Nov 6, 2014, 10:49 AM
LeeB LeeB is offline
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Abdominal pain post infection

My husband, diagnosed with high risk MDS about a year ago, has had abdominal pain, nausea and gas for the last 5 weeks. So far there is no explanation or relief of these symptoms after a CT scan, tests for bacteria, several doctors exams, and treatment with prilosec and zofran. Liquid diet resolved the symptoms and moving to a soft diet increased symptoms only somewhat, but when his diet crosses some line we don't understand, he suffers. He was hospitalized for two weeks with pneumonia 6 weeks prior to the pain starting, but the GI doc says normal flora usually repopulate within a week. We're going for an upper GI series and ultrasound for gallstones today. Would love to hear from those who've found a cause under similar circumstances.
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Old Thu Nov 6, 2014, 11:31 AM
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You may want to consider Celiac Disease or Lactose intolerance...

I've gone completely Gluten free, and Milk free pretty easily... I do eat fish & chicken, no cheese... Almond milk is a great substitute for regular milk (taste wise)... There is a lot of controversy regarding soy milk and the natural hormones, so I steer clear...

Hope you find the source of your GI issues...

All the Best, and may God Bless!!! (us all)
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