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He lived in pain for a year – finally diagnosed on Facebook by a stranger

The young lady developed symptoms after food poisoning in March 2020 and has been living in pain ever since. Doctors diagnosed gastroparesis (delayed emptying of the stomach) but did not use any treatment, he writes Daily Star. He underwent an MRI, had a Botox injection into his stomach, and flew to Texas for a private surgery, but nothing solved his problems.

A doctor told him that he had anorexia and had no physical problems.

The stomach is usually emptied in about half an hour, for me 0% is emptied after four hours. Not knowing what to do, I was so frustrated, exhausted by useless struggles — I pretty much gave up, but for the last time, I wrote my whole story on the gastroparesis group on Facebook.”

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In her recent desperation, Annie shared her story on the Facebook group, a member of the group who has been a nurse for 20 years. He suggests that she look into MALS (median arcuate ligament syndrome). MALS syndrome is a very rare disease in which an artery and nerves press on the digestive tract in the upper abdomen, thus preventing oxygen from reaching the abdominal organs, causing severe cases. stomach pain it causes.

Annie and her sister have done some research and are now waiting for treatment by a world-leading MALS specialist in Connecticut, USA – hopefully later this year.

“They did an ultrasound and tests on a doctor in London and it turned out you were really positive for MALS. A series of new diagnostic tests were done and quite a few more tests followed to shed light on my disease and how to treat it.” It is to explain.

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