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A 35-year-old female asked:

Luq pain and pressure radiating to back 2+ months. chronic nausea, frequent diarrhea. ultrasound revealed gall stones w/out inflamation. 3 wks. on protonix symptoms worsened. blood work good, h pylori negative. ibs? gallbladder?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
LUQ: It would be unusual for uncomplicated gall stones to cause luq abdominal discomfort. Pancreatic pathology could. Were your pancreatic enzymes checked? LUQ discomfort and diarrhea do occur in IBS. I recommend collaboration between a gastroenterologist and an abdominal surgeon in your case to give you the best advice about further testing and treatment.
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Last updated Dec 27, 2017


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