After a month, I decided to try a slice of pizza for lunch. The next day, I had horrible pain, worse than anything I have ever felt, and I have broken bones, cut tendons, and many stupid injuries, and 8 surgeries counting the gall bladder.
3 months later, after being good, i tried fried shrimp. the next morning at 5 am, i collapsed from the pain, and threw up multiple times. it took two vicodin 5-750 pills to finally cut the pain. the same thing happened in late june of this year as i was going to work.
I usually have some level of pain each day, and take ibuprofen every 4 hours to deal with it, vicodin if it gets bad.
This past month, the pain has increased, and not gone away. I slowly stopped eating things, and am currently down to Chicken noodle soup, mostaccioli, and ensure protein shakes. I have lost 40lbs since the surgery, and I was not at an unhealthy weight to begin with. I went back to the GI, and after blood tests, an endoscopy, ultrasound, Gastric emptying, and finally this past monday a nuclear test for sphincter of oddi dysfunction, i have an answer.
I have been diagnosed with Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction, and will be having an ERCP/ sphincterotomy this upcoming tuesday. I have seen so many comments about how people have post gall bladder surgery issues, and I wonder how many cases could be this. If you are suffering, I encourage you to ask your dr about Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction. Good luck everyone, I hope you all get answers and successful treatment if necessary :)”