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i have a question..   ive been diagnosed 14 years   14 years gluten-free   i just started having a new symptom  been to 16 drs. noone knows

but looked on this forum and it appears it could be strictures???   could i have more information on them  

can they be inflamed from certain foods   then feel fine for a month?   im so confused thanks

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Where is the stricture?  Esophagus?

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Where is the stricture?  Esophagus?

im not sure i have one   i dont know what they are.    but i have a spot that   is in my upper right intestine (it feels like)   that hurts terribly after i eat  .it isnt gallbladder, i had an ultrasound,   but i thought maybe strictures were in intestines.  

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If you are having terrible pain in your intestines in the same spot, it is time to go see your GI doctor and get it properly evaluated for your safety.

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If you are having terrible pain in your intestines in the same spot, it is time to go see your GI doctor and get it properly evaluated for your safety.

lol    i have been to 16 drs.    they dont know    im trying to find out what a stricture is  but i cant seem to find out!

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lol    i have been to 16 drs.    they dont know    im trying to find out what a stricture is  but i cant seem to find out!

 

 

A stricture is a narrowing of a tube.  it is usually referring to the esophagus (throat) or the urethra (the tube where pee comes out).  Technically, any tube could have a stricture.  And a polyp, tumor, Chrohn's, diverticulitis, constipation, etc could cause a stricture or narrowing.

 

You can't diagnose yourself with a stricture of your intestines or colon.  A GI would find it with different tests including a barium enema with xray, CT scans, colonoscopy or endoscopy.

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A stricture is a narrowing of a tube.  it is usually referring to the esophagus (throat) or the urethra (the tube where pee comes out).  Technically, any tube could have a stricture.  And a polyp, tumor, Chrohn's, diverticulitis, constipation, etc could cause a stricture or narrowing.

 

You can't diagnose yourself with a stricture of your intestines or colon.  A GI would find it with different tests including a barium enema with xray, CT scans, colonoscopy or endoscopy.

i know    thanks   i just heard about them today so i thought i would find out more about them.

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 im trying to find out what a stricture is  but i cant seem to find out!

 

 

i know    thanks   i just heard about them today so i thought i would find out more about them.

 

 

If you already knew this, what are you asking? Sorry.   I thought you didn't know what they are.  

 

Well, as you know, a stricture could be caused by many things.  If they are caused by things like diverticulitis, they might come and go, I would guess.

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If you already knew this, what are you asking? Sorry.   I thought you didn't know what they are.  

 

Well, as you know, a stricture could be caused by many things.  If they are caused by things like diverticulitis, they might come and go, I would guess.

i was saying    i know i cant diagnose myself.    i did not know what a stricture was and tried to find out but nothing really explained it well  .   thanks

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