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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: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Close the other page first.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I did
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months ago.
Why did he give you the Cipro and the Flagyl? And did he comment on the gastrin level?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Possible infection causing the pain. He just said he didnt think its a tumor but medication causing it
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
What--the PPI medications for acid?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ya
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Possibly, yes. So did he just use the term IBD without specifying which one?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I stopped the ppis 2 weeks pripr to the test. And he didnt specify
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Do you know what tests he's going to run?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Its the prometheus IBD sgi panel
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Good--that's pretty inclusive
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok what if its neg
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Here we go with the what if's--let's just wait and see what it shows first
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Fine
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
Whateves
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Can we dispense with the one liners please?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Im sorry. Im just frustrated
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
Can i tell you something and you note get made at me
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
I've never gotten mad at you so go ahead
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ive had too muc to drink
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Not mad but unless you can carry on a lucid conversation we should wait until tomorrow
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Im
Having lucid conversation. Im a failure
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
How so?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Im a failure cuz i drank too much
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Well, let's stay away from the term failure--let's call it loss of control
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
And my hearts goinh fast and i took my night meds.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
So what do we need to say about the drinking?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I dont know
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Well, give me your thoughts about it and don't use terms like failure
Customer: replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
You're getting sloppy with your typing so let's call this off until tomorrow
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I need you
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
Dont leave me please
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
OK--then talk to me in a clear voice
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Im sorry, i fell asleep
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Good. How are you feeling?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Yucky! I think i have a hangover
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Not surprising.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I only had 3 mikes harders and 3 schmirnoffs
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
And you don't expect to have a hangover after that?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
More than enough alcohol to give one a hangover, I assure you
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
The 8% alcohol kicks my butt
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Well, let's change the subject
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok. Marty told me yestersay that i was a slut and got everything i deserved
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
So? He's very good at repeating things like that
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It makes me feel worthless
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
Im not mean
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
That wouldn't be mean.
Customer: replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
Well, that particular side effect doesn't usually go away. Did you ask him specifically why he chose that one medication?
Customer: replied 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months ago.
My therapist isnt
Any help. My reg gi dr wants me on it too
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
Because he is able to calm me down sometimes
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
So why did you say he wasn't any help?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Hes not help in regards XXXXX XXXXX over my problems
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Probably true
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ive already had a panic attack at work today
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
We're starting to chat
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
What do you want me to say
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Nothing for right now unless you have something specific we can work on
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I had to move my appt with my psychiatrist to the end of august
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Well, that's a week earlier at least
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Whoops i meant end of september
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Why so long?
Customer: replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
Well, I guess that's all you can do
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I guess
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Don't waste space with a reply like that please.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I am just so really depressed
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
What exactly makes you say that?
Customer: replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
So what exactly is bringing you down so much?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I dont know. Nothings really changes lately. I just feel hopless
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
What about the feeling you got with all those good words from your co-workers?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It was short lived
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
Because you tried as best you could to forget it and you probably thought they really didn't mean it
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I dont believe them. Marty just told me i was a piece of shit and should die
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months ago.
OK--I'll bite--what was the fight about? I say that because you completely ignored what I just said
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Because he told the girls that noone wNted them. So i scolded him
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
OK--enough of Marty since at least for now you seem to want to subject yourself to his abuse
Customer: replied 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months ago.
I dont care
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
No
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
Why are you being so mean
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months ago.
OK--close this page and I'll pick up on your new one
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Are you not going to help me anymore
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 11 months 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 11 months ago.
Are you angry at me

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