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Could this be Gall stones

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Whatjusthappenedthere Fri 18-Oct-19 15:03:33

Can’t get to a GP all that easily , whole day off work needed .
But I have had maybe 5 or more attacks of what I thought just really bad trapped wind / indigestion in since about March.
Intense pain at top of abdomen. Like I want to pass out, similar level of intensity of mid way labour pain.
Lasts for about an hour to 3 hours. But last few episodes have resulted in aching pain lasting into the next day. It feels like I have something jammed under my breast bone. Also stabbing pain right arm.
Anyone experienced this? I really don’t want to go to GP to find out I just need a good fart. blush

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zebra22 Fri 18-Oct-19 15:09:19

Sounds like it get to GP

WillowintheUK Fri 18-Oct-19 15:26:52

Yes, sounds like exactly how it was for me. Pop to the doctor, get referred, wee op, and then right as rain.

spaniorita Fri 18-Oct-19 15:31:49

Yeah sounds like it and don't muck about with it. I ended up jaundiced in hospital a week when one got stuck in my bile duct. Get ye straight to the doctors.

Whatjusthappenedthere Fri 18-Oct-19 15:32:14

Bugger. Thanks for feed back.

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Milicentbystander72 Fri 18-Oct-19 15:35:15

Sounds exactly like I've experienced for just over a month.

I actually called myself an Ambulance because I was in so much pain that spread into my chest and my arms went numb.
I had an ultrasound scan and found my gallbladder is full of stones however my GP won't refer me on for removal as I've only had 1 episode. I'll need to have them regularly in order for her to consider it. I'm dreading another 'attack'. It really was agony.

Whatjusthappenedthere Fri 18-Oct-19 15:39:04

Milli.... I can totally understand why you called an ambulance. My husband wanted to at one point last night, but I sort of knew it wasn’t life threatening.
If we are suffering the same thing I did find laying in a warm bath relieved the symptoms eventually . Maybe try that next time. Sympathies .

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