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  1. Hello everyone, I hope its ok to post this here, and I apologise in advance for the length of this, I hope someone takes the time to read it all and help me or give me some advice! My name is Ben, and I have just turned 22, for the past year and a half I have had a constant pain in my stomach/belly, it never goes away or eases up, it stays there all day, all night, not a minute of relief. I went to the doctors and had urine/blood tests done, I'm not diabetic, I then spent 8 months on medication for stomach ulcers, they did nothing so I had the test where a camera is inserted down your throat, I am all clear of ulcers. my doctor then sent me on my way with the words "There is nothing left it could be" I later returned and was told it could be IBS, however I don't have any of the symptoms apart from stomach pain, however the doctor said with IBS the pain is only present for a short amount of time, but mine never goes. They don't seem to understand that my life has come to a stand still, I have done nothing for the last year as I am just in pain all the time, and it makes you feel very fatigued. I Recently switched to a gluten free diet in hopes that this could be the cause, I felt no difference, 2 weeks on the diet go by and I eat some bread that is not gluten free, and I suddenly notice the pain has increased, so I think the pain is slowly going, but its so slow i don't notice until i eat something that sets it off. I have been gluten free for 5 weeks now, however I have had the odd gluten meal when I have been stuck out etc... I still have discomfort in my belly while on the gluten free diet, but its no longer a huge pain, but its not 100% gone.. So basically i wanted to know if anyone has had a similer expericance to this?, am I on the right track? how long did it take for your pain to clear after starting a gluten free diet? what steps can I take to solving this? I hope someone can help me, im sorry if this is posted in the wrong place <3