Oooh sorry about the gluten! I avoid it if at ALL possible, but sounds like it wasn't...
I believe pain can be managed, whatever the cause...I'm working on it!
My favorite therapist suggested adding a teaspoon of baking soda to a glass of water or other liquid to get the alkalinizing effect. This is day three, so i can't tell much yet, but I'm willing to try!
And Reiki today!