Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    unknown upper left quadrant pain
    avatar
    bkirk706 posted:
    I am a 24 yo male occasional smoker non drinker non drug user . for the past year and a half I've been dealing with these horrible bouts of abdominal pain. it's like a hot knife going in and out right below my left rib cage as I breathe out. it's constant but I typically control it with water therapy and a heating pad but these past few weeks in been so bad I've been in the Er 6 times in 3 weeks. I've had about every gi test 3 colonoscopy(first colon found 3 pollops all benign) 4 egd(showed a slight sliding hiatal hernia but saidit wasnt big enough for that amount of pain) gastro graffin enema, low bowel series, multiple ct scans wIth and wIthout contrast, xrays, ultrasounds, blood test, hiati scan(showed a small amount of sludge but not enough to cause problems) xrays of my lungs, had my heart tested telemetry box for 24 hours completely normal, had a tube down my throat for 24 hours to test my acId reflux I have a lIttle but nothIng severe and the only thIng that ever comes back Is whIte blood count Is elevated. I've been to musc hospital they don't know. been through 2 gi doctors and 3 primary doctors. I had back surgery as a potential fix because I had a buldged disc at t12 l1 and they though It was pressing on the splancnic (sp) nerve that goes through your stomach and other digestive parts. that didnth work. I really just don't know what to do so if anyone out there has an idea of what might be wrong please email me stuffy2233@gmail I'm running out of options
    Reply


    Helpful Tips

    Have you tried better toilet posture?
    There is a great new product on the market aimed at improving colon health by correcting the anorectal angle and making elimination easier ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    1 of 2 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the American Gastroenterological Association website