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For the past month I have been really sick and no one seems to know what’s wrong with me. I have been throwing up mucus about 5 times a day, where before I would dry heave a bit or spit up if I didn’t eat enough and drank too much Water on an empty stomach. I have begun to regret getting my gastric sleeve. It’s so depressing and sometimes I feel like my doctors aren’t even listening to me.

Has anyone else dealt with this? Or is anyone else dealing with this?

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1st, I'm sorry you're not feeling well. I hope they figure out what it is soon.

2nd-the only thought going through my head reading your post was "gallbladder". Do you still have a gallbladder? Have they checked it? When my gallbladder decided to act up, my symptoms did not present as a "typical" gallbladder. I had sort of a pressure in the center of my chest (not usual) and I would vomit foamy mucous. I felt overall sick, sort of like I had the flu, and I lived on crackers and tea for a long time. I think it took them almost 6 months to figure out what it was and only then it was because I insisted that they check it. They kept passing me off as "esophageal spasms" and at one point put me on valium. They told me it was to relax the muscles, then the next time, they had the audacity to say I had mental problems!

Doctors not listening is a real thing. But be persistent. Ask questions. Demand answers.

Good luck!

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On 10/23/2019 at 08:14, mememomma said:



I'm so sorry to hear this. Have they done an endoscope on you


They have. I believe I’m getting my second one today.

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On 10/23/2019 at 08:15, S@ssen@ch said:



1st, I'm sorry you're not feeling well. I hope they figure out what it is soon.




2nd-the only thought going through my head reading your post was "gallbladder". Do you still have a gallbladder? Have they checked it? When my gallbladder decided to act up, my symptoms did not present as a "typical" gallbladder. I had sort of a pressure in the center of my chest (not usual) and I would vomit foamy mucous. I felt overall sick, sort of like I had the flu, and I lived on crackers and tea for a long time. I think it took them almost 6 months to figure out what it was and only then it was because I insisted that they check it. They kept passing me off as "esophageal spasms" and at one point put me on valium. They told me it was to relax the muscles, then the next time, they had the audacity to say I had mental problems!




Doctors not listening is a real thing. But be persistent. Ask questions. Demand answers.




Good luck!


Oh my god. Yes! That sounds exactly like what I’m going through. I’m meeting with them today, I’ll ask about it.

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1 minute ago, jmccaffrey said:

Oh my god. Yes! That sounds exactly like what I’m going through. I’m meeting with them today, I’ll ask about it.

One word of advice: if they try to pass you off on it, ask for a liver panel (also included in a comprehensive metabolic panel).

When I went in and asked them to check my gallbladder, they still weren't convinced, but to appease me they did some blood work and my liver enzymes were out of wack. The doctor asked me if I drank alcohol. He said either I'm an alcoholic or my gallbladder might be acting up. When the ultrasound came back showing problems with my gallbladder, the doctor apologized to me and said he should have listened to me.

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On 10/23/2019 at 08:25, S@ssen@ch said:






One word of advice: if they try to pass you off on it, ask for a liver panel (also included in a comprehensive metabolic panel).




When I went in and asked them to check my gallbladder, they still weren't convinced, but to appease me they did some blood work and my liver enzymes were out of wack. The doctor asked me if I drank alcohol. He said either I'm an alcoholic or my gallbladder might be acting up. When the ultrasound came back showing problems with my gallbladder, the doctor apologized to me and said he should have listened to me.


You may have just saved me so much pain and heart ache. I could not be more grateful for you. I will ask them to do that today when I have my appointment. I’ve been feeling like I’m going crazy. Honestly, thank you so much, you’re a life saver.

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5 hours ago, jmccaffrey said:

You may have just saved me so much pain and heart ache. I could not be more grateful for you. I will ask them to do that today when I have my appointment. I’ve been feeling like I’m going crazy. Honestly, thank you so much, you’re a life saver.

It’s awful what you’re going though . I really hope you get sorted soon , but you’re reaction to the last reply was so lovely . I hope they listen to you .

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