Ailment: Symptoms may vary, but individual in this case experienced acute pain in upper stomach and occasional radiating pain in back.

Odd Cure: Avoidance of carrageenan.

Rationale:  Odd pains and sensations may be due to food allergies. In one case, a female individual in her thirties began to experience shooting pain in her upper abdomen with occasional radiating pain in her back. Medical clinics utilized MRI, CT-scanning and endoscopies in an attempt to diagnose the condition. Patient was diagnosed with gall bladder issues and was scheduled for removal of the organ. One week prior to surgery, a second opinion indicated a food allergy may be involved. Individual then avoided carrageenen and all pain issues resolved. Recurrence occurred anytime carrageenen was consumed.

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