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About taranallan

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  1. Hi Everyone :-) I am new to this board & on the very frustrated. Basically this is my history. Have always battled severe iron deficiency anemia (we think it is because of severe endometriosis, but now I wonder). Fatigue. GERD. Joint pain. Fibromyalgia. IBS (with constipation) Chronic allergies. Some food allergies but we haven't figured out what I am allergic to yet(I sneeze many times after every meal, if that makes sense). Had a hysterectomy back in January of this year. Diagnosed with an ileus on the 18th of January. It resolved, but nause & vomiting did not. Hospitalized for nausea & vomiting from the 18th - 31st of January. Lost 20 pounds during hospital stay. Only gained back about 3 pounds. Still having problems with the nausea & vomiting. Only thing I can keep down are bland foods such as crackers, macoroni & cheese, Slim-Fast, Boosts, toast, etc (even though I do sneeze after eating these foods indicating that I am allergic to something in them). Saw G.I. Dr last week. Immediately ordered an Endoscopy & flex sig for this Friday. What does all this sound like to you? Hubby & I have questioned ourselves in the past about the possibility of it being Celiac disease. Also for those of you who have had an endoscopy, can you please shed some light on it? Dr is going to do it under twilight sedation. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Tara