What is causing this stomach and back pain? Could it be meds or my body giving up?
- 29 May 2016 by danilizm7603
- 30 May 2016
- pain, anorexia, back pain, doctor, medical, stomach, health, help, nurse
I love my declining health either do from anorexia damage or body just failing itself or combo of both. This is how I feel and tried to explain it. But it's hard to explain things and the amount of pain and types of pain.
Pain in my stomach comes sudden,sharp, stabbing pain on lower left side of stomach between belly button & hip bone. It hurts all own it's & when I press on it's extremely tender. I'm curled up in pain. Online research is scary. Every once in awhile I get pain in right side in the same spot. And then my back. I had 2 major back injuries in 2003 & 2004. it's so long ago I never let it heal all the away. My muscles and tendons are so tight. could be from the muscle spasms from one injury or the pulling & bruising of every muscle, tendon & ligament. I couldn't let them heal all the way had to be there & compete with my team in nationals for cheering. my spine feels like it's crushing in on itself hard to explain. But it's extermely painful & I just feel like I can barely move & walk. Idk if it's from the old injuries or a combo of old injuries & fact that I pass out daily on a hard floor hitting my head &landing on my back hard. Anyone have any answers or suggestions?I'm call doctor open Tuesday & she will prob blow me off. just don't want to make an er visit for no reason cause they hate me & said my conditions pre existing are to complex & chronic & they aren't equipped or have the knowledge for it. Please someone help in anyway. It's horrible back pain & spine & more pain from rib cage & lower, stomach pain left side between belly button & hip sudden sharp stabbing pain out of now were & tender to touch as well. And sometimes a little pain on right side lower stomach. And of course my nausea is out of control.
What a sad story. I have a suspicion that anorexia is to blame for some of your problems. Cheerleading; I kind of understand that (every pound off is an extra inch higher you can be tossed) but starving yourself is not worth it at all.
Clearly you need a different doctor who can deal with pre-existing complex and chronic pathologies then. I know doctors blow you off when they are out of their depth or just plain don't know or care. I hope your folks have good insurance because so far I have determined that you probably need: Full blood exam, abdominal ultrasound exam, full spinal MRI and a female doctor who specialises in rehabilitation of anorexic women and associated pathologies.
If you google it you should find free resources on where to start to get the proper help you need in your city or state.
Take special care, Steve.
First off... I believe you.
I'm very sorry you are going through all of this at such a young age.
I agree with needing a full work-up but you need a doctor who believes you too.
If you could see a chronic pain specialist ASAP it would be the best thing even if you have to borrow money to do it.
I understand why ER won't come up with an answer but may be they will do some type of testing if you complain of one of your acute (something that is new) symptom and downplay the rest of it. Chronic people have acute things happen to them also!
Why the passing out ???
Do you feel your heart beating real fast or sweating profusely?
You know there are so many syndromes that can't be explained yet but they know it exists. If you could only get a diagnosis then there are clinical trials or doctors that would take you on just to study and help you.
"Invisable" Diseases go undiagnosed for a long time but it's starting to get better.
I usually wouldn't do this but check under autonomic dysautonomia. I thought of it because of the passing out.
It's an umbrella of other conditions you may have heard of... fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), compartmentalized pain disorder (formerly RSD). There are subtypes so I would go through each one and see if you fit. If so, check to see if there is a study or a doctor that specializes near you. Don't let anything you read scare you. You are forced to do this because so many doctors are unaware because they are rare. If it does fit your situation it probably will be a source of relief knowing. You can also learn what you can be doing for it which will empower you.
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