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Have you consulted a gastroenterologist, nephrologist, and an endocrinologist? Have all the food allergies and intolerance ruled out? Do you have any other symptoms such as headache, dizziness, or abdominal pain? Were renal function tests or thyroid function tests done?
The way you have described it this may be due to an endocrine disorder such as Addison's disease which is a disorder that occurs when your body produces insufficient amounts of certain hormones produced by your adrenal glands. It may present with extreme fatigue, weight loss, decreased appetite, and vomiting. You need to consult an endocrinologist and have investigations done to diagnose or rule out this disorder causing your symptoms. If this is the cause then treating it will decrease your symptoms.
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There are certain blood tests and imaging studies which can be done. Also renal blood tests may be require to rule out any kidney disorder causing your symptoms. All these symptoms that you have described make it sound like the causative factor is not probably a disorder of the gastrointestinal tract but of another system in your body such as the kidney or adrenal or even the liver.
The high blood pressure needs to be controlled by medications. Also I would suggest consulting your doctor to change you blood pressure medication because sometimes these symptoms may be due to the side effects of the medication. However please do not discontinue or start any medication without consulting your doctor.
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Seeing further GI doctors is not recommended. See a family physician who will do the basic investigations of all organ systems such as complete blood count, kidney and hormonal function tests and if any abnormality is detected the family physician will then refer you to the concerned specialist for the best management.
If the GI specialist has all your investigations, please contact him and then have a look at the investigations and see whether any hormones or kidney function tests have been done. It is unlikely that these have been done, however these are indicated with the symptoms you have described. Also need to see how high was the white blood cell count and need to have the test repeated to know whether now they are normal.
Yes these symptoms such as taste disturbances may occur in other systemic disorders as well besides a disorder of the gastrointestinal system.
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These symptoms are not due to a hysterectomy or gallbladder removal. These may have caused post operative nausea and vomiting but not for so many years.