Hello I'm new to the group and need lots of help. I have been suffering along time alone and no one believes that I am sick because the doctor's don't know what to look for or I just haven't been able to find the right doctor. I have seen now 3 Gi doctor's and this last one thinks that I may have chronic pancreatitis which I thought I had back in 2008 and maybe as early as 10/2005. I now have many more strange symptoms, severe dry mouth, thirsty,dizzy, legs ache, nutritional deficiencies (vitamins B1, B12,D,E,K,Folate, CoQ10, Serine) strange film on the surface of the toilet water (?mucous/?fat), pain in abdomen throughout the day and infrequently severe mid abdominal pains in the early morning, difficulty sometimes falling asleep, severe weight loss (very bony) I used to weigh 175 in 12/07 and now I weigh 120 pounds, night sweats, and the list goes on. I am barely hanging on for my life. One of my doctor's is a Family Medicine/Holistic doctor who saw me last year 2/09, after I had my gall bladder removed in 12/08 because the HIDA scan showed it was not functioning, decided to have me start eating some ground flax seeds since I was not eating anything with fat in it. I wasn't eating anything with animal protein or sugar either as these items bothered me. I had indigestion also. 2/09,That's when I had this strange thing happen in the mid abdomen at the end of the breast bone that felt like I got the wind kicked out of me and I started to sweat profusely and this lasted for 3-5 minutes then went away then came back an hour later same place, same intensity then came back 20 minutes later same thing then came back a half an hour later then went away!! That's when my doctor's for sure thought I had SOD. Any way this holistic doctor wants me to take these plant digestive enzymes that will help me to digest my food and get nutrients. 2-3 hours after taking them I get this burning pain in my abdomen. Why?? Does anyone know? I'm concerned that they're bad for the pancreas/liver. I have so many things wrong with me it's not funny. The new GI doctor wants to do an MRE with secretin to rule out chronic pancreatitis. What the best way to find out if person has chronic pancreatitis?? Thank you so much for your help.
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