Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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Gastro visit

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by outdamnspot, Aug 6, 2018.

  1. outdamnspot

    outdamnspot Senior Member

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    Had to see a private gastro today for relentless nausea and difficulty eating I've experienced over the past 6 months; I've also vomited blood/bile several times. I told him I've been diagnosed with CFS but that my current GP doesn't believe I have it; he chuckled and said "ah, a non-believer, huh" .. which I took to mean he at least acknowledges it exists. Anyway, he took a brief history over the course of 15 minutes, then gave me a prescription for nausea and reflux. I figured that given the postulated connections between CFS and the gut, he'd at least look into other stuff like SIBO/breath testing, possible malabsorption issues etc.? I don't really want a scope, so thankful he didn't force that, but I also feel a little short-changed.
     
  2. Gondwanaland

    Gondwanaland Senior Member

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    Wow I think that really calls for deeper investigation IMHO, CFS or not.
     

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