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Pain in middle right under rib cage but above belly button..

Angela M.
on 10/3/08 6:49 pm - FL
RNY on 04/18/08 with
Just wanted to let others know if they have this what my DR told me... I had severe chest pains... Really I dont consider them chest since it is the are right below the rids - in the middle- but above the belly button. I say that is tummy area but whatever. DR runs all these blood tests on me, by the way my gallbladder was removed in 2001, so I had an H polri test run to see if it's an ulcer but that was negative so she did all kids of other blood test that all came back normal... So she thinks it is either an adheasion or something has grown together, so she tries the GI coctail that was to numb my tummy... plus... it was gross.... so I drank the nasty stuff and I felt better...not totally but at least I wasnt doubled over in pain anymore.... so she said that proves it was GERD... I said WHAT THE HELL....I'm not supposed to have that I had Hiatal hernia repair ... So she said yes I have that and to take this meds... So I am mad.. leave go get and pay for the expensive meds and I take them... which r... NEXIUM and Bella ALK and MILK OF MAG.... So I take them.... I have NO pain... So maybe I overeacted..... I feel SO much better... I also took GAS X just in case... So I have to take NEXIUM in the morning, BELLA ALK as needed and PEPCID COMPLETE at night.... For how long...who knows but as long as that awful pain stays away I will do it.... It lasted all night last night and I hated it... She also stared me on B12 shots..ouch.. but good I guess.....My sugar was low too, for someone who has trouble with sugar I dont know how to handle that.....

Owell,,, that was my prob... hope it helps someone else when they talk to their DR....

-Angela           5'6"          Lap RNY                    
Highest weight 256 lbs  * (2 week diet) 244 lbs *  Day of surgery-Pre-op - 238 lbs
December 8, 2008- 165LBS (73 lbs lost since day of surgery-7.5 months out now)
Surgury date April 18, 2008           Dr. Webb-Jacksonville


 

Stacey1m
on 10/4/08 7:40 pm - Polo, IL
This might be a stranage question but how is your blood sugar level?

Thanks
Stacey
Angela M.
on 10/7/08 10:16 am - FL
RNY on 04/18/08 with
Hey Stacey,
I ment to say that I never had trouble with my sugar level EVER! My Dad has High blood sugar--400's and a Diabetic so I test when I am around him just for FYI and Dr's say I never had a prob. I was in a lot of pain when I saw the DR last week so I cant remember where she said my level was at but I do remember her saying it was pretty low... I have trouble eating suger post-op....that was my downfall pre-op .... so it's weird now.... no sweets or I dump bad.... so low sugar is weird to me... she didnt tell me what the symptoms of low blood sugar was..I'll have to ask her... Thaks for caring enough to write back!!!

-Angela           5'6"          Lap RNY                    
Highest weight 256 lbs  * (2 week diet) 244 lbs *  Day of surgery-Pre-op - 238 lbs
December 8, 2008- 165LBS (73 lbs lost since day of surgery-7.5 months out now)
Surgury date April 18, 2008           Dr. Webb-Jacksonville