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    Fairly new diagnosis

    Hi, I had a colonoscopy a d endoscope about a month ago. Colonoscopy showed two adenoids which he removed. Endoscope shower chronic gastritis and inflammation. But they couldn't rule out leading to autoimmune gastritis. Not sure why but dr sId right now I have plenty of pariental cells. Last June I had a endoscope somewhere else and I was told I had hyperplasia with possibly autoimmune gastritis but this gi did total mapping of my stomach but he couldn't explain why my gastrin was elevated and my pariental was high especially if I had plenty of pariental cells. I am having a hard pylori breath test in a few weeks it was negative in the endoscope dr just wants to be sure. He referred me to a nutritionist at my asking but he said I couldn't stop it if it turned autoimmune. I disagree. I at least want to eat better and prevent it but he didn't give me any suggestions moving forward. I have other health issues plus anxiety. Thank you for listening.



    Does anyone have experience with #Gastritis here, not caused by H. Pylori?

    I’m new here- but have years of dealing with bendy issues… lots of joint problems, cardiac #ablations , #POTS , #Migraines , etc. Gastritis is a new diagnosis and Dr doesn’t know the cause. Was wondering if this is related.

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    It’s hard knowing that the chronic pain will get worse and you don’t know when it’ll be. It reminds me of a quote from The Fault in Our Stars- “There's no way of knowing that your last good day is Your Last Good Day. At the time, it is just another good day.” However, it’s even harder when a flare makes you face that reality even more.

    I believe my pain is getting worse. Flares are more often, longer lasting, more exhausting, more problematic. It’s a lot harder when I can’t really take painkillers for it.

    I got diagnosed with GORD/ gastritis/ hiatal hernia. The symptoms were getting worse, and long story short I had a gastroscopy where I received those dx’s. At the time, my reaction was one of relief. Relief that my symptoms have a physical recognised cause. Because I had just gone through ENT and cardiology where they couldn’t (they could prove the symptoms but not find a cause). Now it’s still relief, but also frustration. It could have been avoided if they had arranged a follow-up appointment when I first went to the doctors about it almost 10 years ago.

    Speaking of frustration, I found out that my cholesteatoma actually still appears to be of existence. I was told it was gone, but going over my medical notes it appears this wasn’t the case (besides, it has to be surgically removed to be permanently gone & it wasn’t). Where I keep losing my hearing, I tried mentioning it to the doctor but it got dismissed. Even though there’s things at stake, I’m too tired to fight and get another opinion. Not that I’d be able to anyway- the migraines have caused me to just want to shut down from everything & I only leave the house for appointments.

    I’m quite tired of all of it to be honest. It’s exhausting, and being in pain I have the physical exhaustion on top of it. Not sure what else to say or where I was going with this post, but yeah. I’m back?

    #ChronicPain #Pain #BackPain #Cholesteatoma #GastroesophagealRefluxDisease #HiatalHernia #Gastritis #ChronicMigraines #Migraine #exhaustion #MentalHealth

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    Do it on my own

    So I have gastroparesis, gastritis, ibs&c, and something else I can’t remember the name. My dr wants to load me yup with pills. I take the highest amount you can take and still doesn’t work, I am also allergic to a lot of medicine.

    So I am trying things on my own. Since my dr, tells me I’m fine and I’m also not bad off yet to do anything about. So yay let me suffer great quality of life. Anyway I’m trying different kinds of food.

    Is there anything out there that you try and has help? Any kind of product? Anything. I’m tried of being sick either throwing up and or so constipated, I’m miserable. #Gastroparesis #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #Stomach #Gastritis

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    How do you stay grounded while you’re waiting for a diagnosis?

    I am definitely in diagnostic limbo right now, Mighty fam. I had some testing done on Tuesday and so far, no answers. I woke up this morning with especially heightened symptoms and it was a stark reminder that I am no closer to having a reason for why I feel so terrible (well, more than my usual level of chronic illness-induced awfulness).

    So I could use some advice: How do you stay grounded while you wait for answers? What keeps you level-headed and calm? Maybe it’s a specific self-care routine, a person, or a tried-and-true distraction. Share your suggestion with me below.

    ⭐️ P.S. If you have any advice or wisdom from your past experiences in limbo, I’d love to hear that too!

    #CheckInWithMe #MentalHealth #Undiagnosed #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #Gastritis #Anxiety #Depression #DistractMe #Selfcare


    Working with chronic illness

    I think I will get fired because of my recurrent abdominal pain I am not getting a diagnosis all my lap investigations and imagings are clear, the pain became so severe that I can't get out of bed my coworkers started to feel that I am malingering I am stuck in a cycle of pain and depression #ChronicIllness #Gastritis #ChronicPain #Depression

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    Does anyone know how to heal a poor iv site?

    I got yet another test done recently and the nurse did a terrible job on my iv and I now have a huge bruise from it. Does anyone have ideas on how to help it go away? It looks truly terrible. #IV #Gastritis #ChronicIllness #bruising


    Idiopathic Angioedema

    Does anyone have any knowledge of idiopathic angioedema. I was previously treated for anaphylaxis but have now been diagnosed with IA. I have had 3 occurrences within the last year where my tongue swells to 3 or 4 times normal size and I’m treated with adrenaline and hydrocortisine. Last time was 3 adrenaline injections. There is no correlation between the occurrences and I’m literally at my wits end. On top of this I tested positive for COVID this week so 10 days isolation as well. Any help, advice or anything would be appreciated x TIA #Fibromyalgia #HashimotosThyroiditis #Gastritis #IdiopathicAngioedema