I'm looking for help with what my gp suggested might be IBS. I have mild SLE, Sjogrens and other things going on...
I woke up in the early hours of last friday morning with pain in my abdomen, went back to sleep and all seemed ok when I got up. During the day on friday it got worse, even massaging was painful so I rang NHS 111 for some help. He asked various questions as they do, its part of their procedure, then he advised me to call my gp which I did. Took a couple of times to get through and reception said to wait for a call back. Not long after a gp rang and he suggested it might be IBS
I had gut probs before an SLE diagnosis in 2005 and they semed to clear up once on hydroxy. I'm still in some pain, not sure what to do. The gp did offer me an app late friday afternoon but I said I'd leave it over the weekend, didnt feel up to getting to the surgery. Now its sunday and the pains eased but its not gone, seems worse after I've eaten. I did wonder whether to starve myself for a day or two and just have drinks to see if that helps
Any suggestions would be appreciated. I'm thinking to go over to a local retail park with my son later today to see what Boots have to offer. I cant recall the pain being this bad before...am a little anxious