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    IBS or something else???
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    An_243395 posted:
    My discomfort started nearly 3 weeks ago and I'm getting quite frustrated that it hasn't resolved itself and my primary doesn't seem to be able to help me. I'm hoping that someone here may be able to help me shed light on what I'm experiencing.

    Symptoms:
    Unable to pass gas (however, I am not constipated)
    Severe abdominal pain made worse by eating foods (any food)
    Loss of appetite (but I make myself eat)
    No fever or nausea

    Medications/remedies tried:
    Phazyme
    Gas X
    Beano
    Cola
    Ginger ale

    Dr prescribed Donnatol and has now recommended Prilosec.

    None of the above have worked.

    Recent medical background:

    Last month I was hospitalized overnight due to a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst rupture. While in the hospital, they gave me morphine and dialudid for the pain. Once out, I was on two different strengths of Vicodin. 5 mg and 10 mg to help with the pain. I was on those for 3 weeks. I was also on Keflex for an infection for a week. The pain with my abdomen and the inability to pass gas started once the pain I was having due to the cyst was gone. Almost immediately.
    I'm wondering if all the medications have anything to do with this problem. I've tried explaining it to my Dr repeatedly that it's gas pains and he first prescribed Donnatol and now the Prilosec. I'm awaiting my Dr appointment with a gastro later this week but I am wondering if there is anything I can do in the meantime for the discomfort.

    Thank you in advance.
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    An_243395 responded:
    In addition, I am 27 years old and other than this and the cyst last month seem to be in good health.


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