... have it done, since the surgery i have had chronic stomach pain. The doctors keep telling me that it's due to ulcers and the adjoining parts of the stomach and intestine. However, can ulcers be causing me this much pain? the doctor has had me on pain management with 7.5/500 lortab which seems to work quite effectively but no ulcer treatment has worked and this has been going on for a long time. They have done nearly every other test imaginable and say they dont find anything other than the ulcers. Am i doomed to this awful pain forever?
I agree with itsmetoo and missy, get it checked out. If they say it's the ulcers causing the pain and the ulcer treatments aren't working, by process of elimination, it has to be other issues with your digestive system. If they won't help you, find a specialist on your own. Keep at it until you find the answers. I wish you well and good luck on finding the right doctor to help you.
Naturally further testing from a GI Doctor would be a priority. Lots of times abdominal pain might be caused by muscle cramping. I bought myself an electric blanket after trying a heating pad. I'm finding myself laughing because I remember how much relielf the heating pad gave me and my exclaiming "Wow, wish I had one off these for my entire body" thus the blanket. Being very familiar to pain, it does tighten you up all over. Hope this helped... Birdman1945
Do you take a Prilosec every day? i had weight loss surgery a year ago and have to take Prilosec every day if not i have awful stomach pain. dr daid i need to allways take Prilosec. Even if you dont have heartburn give the Prilosec a try. i was told all weight loss surgery patients need to take it. good luck... dennyvee florida
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