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In regards XXXXX XXXXX rectal ulcer he said the same thing my uncle

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In regards XXXXX XXXXX rectal ulcer he said the same thing my uncle said. Said thats where the bleeding is coming from. In regards XXXXX XXXXX stomach ulcer and erosions he said its from bile. He said if I have blood in my vomit its from a Mallory Weise tear. He said he doesn't think I have a gastrinoma. He said he'd run the IBD panel blood test on me.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Close the other page first.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I did
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
So he's considering and inflammatory bowel disease? And a Mallory Weiss tear can't be diagnosed on symptoms alone but those usually heal on their own. What does he think is causing the elevated gastrin level? And I know you don't know more than what he said but there's no reason for you to have bile refluxing into your stomach. And how did he explain your pain and your finding it hard to eat?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He said if um not taking nsaids like a say im not, and since i dont have infection then the onlybother reason for nonhealing ulcers is an IBD. He thinks it was my meds even though i stopped them before the test. He said he doesnt know why it hurts. He said he cant even be sure uts my ulcers causing my pain until my ulcers are healed. He saids i need to be rescoped in october
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Why did he give you the Cipro and the Flagyl? And did he comment on the gastrin level?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Possible infection causing the pain. He just said he didnt think its a tumor but medication causing it
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
What--the PPI medications for acid?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ya
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Possibly, yes. So did he just use the term IBD without specifying which one?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I stopped the ppis 2 weeks pripr to the test. And he didnt specify
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Do you know what tests he's going to run?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Its the prometheus IBD sgi panel
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Good--that's pretty inclusive
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok what if its neg
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Here we go with the what if's--let's just wait and see what it shows first
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Fine
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
I know you want an answer here but that's just not possible and like I told you I think it's likely Crohn's
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Whateves
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Can we dispense with the one liners please?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Im sorry. Im just frustrated
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
I know. But here's a good example of a situation over which you have no control right now and it would help if you had some tools to let it go.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can i tell you something and you note get made at me
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
I've never gotten mad at you so go ahead
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ive had too muc to drink
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Not mad but unless you can carry on a lucid conversation we should wait until tomorrow
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Im
Having lucid conversation. Im a failure
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
How so?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Im a failure cuz i drank too much
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well, let's stay away from the term failure--let's call it loss of control
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
And my hearts goinh fast and i took my night meds.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
So what do we need to say about the drinking?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I dont know
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well, give me your thoughts about it and don't use terms like failure
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Drinkings bad. It makes me do dum
Stiff. And i feel icky when i drink it. And idk whtelsemyou wNt me to say
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
You're getting sloppy with your typing so let's call this off until tomorrow
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I need you
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
I can't help you if you're drunk anymore than I could help anyone if they're drunk. I'd just be talking to the booze and not to the person
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dont leave me please
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK--then talk to me in a clear voice
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Im sorry, i fell asleep
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Good. How are you feeling?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yucky! I think i have a hangover
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Not surprising.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I only had 3 mikes harders and 3 schmirnoffs
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
And you don't expect to have a hangover after that?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
More than enough alcohol to give one a hangover, I assure you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The 8% alcohol kicks my butt
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well, let's change the subject
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Marty told me yestersay that i was a slut and got everything i deserved
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
So? He's very good at repeating things like that
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It makes me feel worthless
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
He's the one I'd call relatively worthless and I personally would tell him where to go and show him the way there
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Im not mean
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
That wouldn't be mean.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I told mayo dr about the severe dry mouth and he told me it happens give it a couple mpre weeks
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well, that particular side effect doesn't usually go away. Did you ask him specifically why he chose that one medication?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He said because ots a neuromodulater
And there are studies that show it is effective on chronic pain. I called my psychiatrist about my worsening depression anf she isnt in until
9/3
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
How about your therapist next week? And obviously the amitriptylene isn't helping so you should ask the GI to take you off it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My therapist isnt
Any help. My reg gi dr wants me on it too
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
So tell them about the side effects being bothersome and ask for something else--sometimes you have to put up a fight. And if your therapist isn't any help why were you so anxious to get in touch with him and for him to call you back before?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Because he is able to calm me down sometimes
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
So why did you say he wasn't any help?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hes not help in regards XXXXX XXXXX over my problems
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Probably true
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ive already had a panic attack at work today
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
We're starting to chat
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What do you want me to say
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Nothing for right now unless you have something specific we can work on
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I had to move my appt with my psychiatrist to the end of august
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well, that's a week earlier at least
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Whoops i meant end of september
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Why so long?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Because i cant keep the one at the begining of september. And her next opening is the 26th of september. I told her nurse about the worsening depression and the drinking
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well, I guess that's all you can do
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I guess
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Don't waste space with a reply like that please.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am just so really depressed
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
What exactly makes you say that?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I dont enjoy anything anymore. I hate work. Its a battle every morning just to even get out of bed. And like on the weekends i dont even shower. I use to shower twice a day religiously
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
So what exactly is bringing you down so much?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I dont know. Nothings really changes lately. I just feel hopless
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
What about the feeling you got with all those good words from your co-workers?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It was short lived
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Because you tried as best you could to forget it and you probably thought they really didn't mean it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I dont believe them. Marty just told me i was a piece of shit and should die
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
I really don't need to know what Marty says and if I were you I'd make sure he was never in a position to be able to say that to me. Did it ever occur to you that, just like Marty--painful, hateful, abusive but a known quantity and somehow comfortable--that your depression is much like an old companion that you'd rather spend your time with than say goodbye to?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Marty and i had a huge fight. And he threw his phone at me and pushed me down the steps. And then heeft and daid i should just kill myself vecause no one would care
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK--I'll bite--what was the fight about? I say that because you completely ignored what I just said
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Because he told the girls that noone wNted them. So i scolded him
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK--enough of Marty since at least for now you seem to want to subject yourself to his abuse
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
But my dad figure was over and i yelled ar him because he said i was being pathetuc for crying over marty abd then he told me he hated me and regretted ever taking me in. I am so sad and hurt
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
I really don't have anything to say about that since we've talked about it at great length. He's got his own demons and you just have to realize that probably deep down inside he doesn't mean it.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I dont care
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Then I don't have anything to say about it and--not mad at all--it's time to close this page
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well, if you insist on coming back here and talking about this particular subject I'll have to opt out--it's useless for us to continue to talk about it right now
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Why are you being so mean
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK--close this page and I'll pick up on your new one
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you not going to help me anymore
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Not on things we've talked about before and you can't just use that other one page to go on and on about something we've talked about before. For now, don't come back to this page and hold off posting a new question until you can afford it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you angry at me

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