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My son has been having nausea for months now, and it has gotten worse, also IBS like symptoms as well. He can spend 1 to 3 hours a day in the bathroom. The troubles there vary. He is now hardly eating anything. His GP encouraged him to have at least some chocolate milk in the AM to help with his insulin (so he doesn't get nauseous from not having anthing and too much insulin). We have done Zantac, Prevacid, PrilosecOTC and nothing has made any difference whatsoever. I have written about his trouble breathing from reflux, and I should say that is better. He still will have an episode now and then but not nightly. Other than that, he wakes up nauseous. I am pretty sure the GP will be referring us to a GI doctor. Hopefully it won't be 2 months but it wouldn't surprise me and it can take awhile. When my daughter needed a GI Dr. it was almost 3 months wait! I don't think he can wait that long. Besides that, though, it always scares me to go to a new Dr. who may not be familiar with POTS. And this facility is where we have gone previously through neurology and the old neurologist who should have retired long ago put that he was convinced my son's symptoms are psychological (even AFTER he had the dysregulation of autonomic nervous system diagnonosis and POTS from MAYO which he said he respected very much). I guess we will just have to move forward with it but I hate possibly subjecting my son, who has a hard time coping with this to begin with, to that. Sorry this is so long. I guess I am wondering what kinds of test might be the most productive at this point. Thanks