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Lomotal

Posted by kimmmccann66 in kimmmccann66's Blog, 10 June 2017 · 143 views

Lomotal I used to have ibs-d really bad. Unannounced, no warning blow up diarrhea right in your pants. It did not matter where you were. At church at the mall made no difference you just went in your pants. Incredibly embarrassing. Anyway my doctor tried me on Lomotal and it worked. One 2.5 mg every several hours. It ended up working best at three pills a day, al...

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Chickpeas

Posted by jaumeb in jaumeb's Blog, 08 June 2017 · 125 views

This is the last food I have introduced to my diet.

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Low Gas Pain

Posted by baseballfan67 in baseballfan67's Blog, 27 May 2017 · 211 views

I was wondering if any other men with IBS experience some of the same symptoms as I do on a regular basis. Specifically, I would like to know if anyone gets sometimes severe cramping very low down in the abdomen with pain that extends all the way to the tip of the penis. When I get this pain it can last for a few hours but is relieved when I have a bowel...

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Always constipated but now switching to diarrhea. .. anyone else?

Posted by darylhd in Marlee's Blog, 10 May 2017 · 385 views
constipation/diarrhea

Hi all I have been battling IBS and Acid Reflux.  Have had many test, last ones were colonoscopy and EUS two years ago.  Saw my gastroenterologist last week.  My concern is that for about three years, I was always constipated but now every  now and then I have explosive diarrhea or go many times with loose stools.  My doctor says...

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Diagnosis

Posted by becky123 in My IBS Journey | FOOD + HEALTH, 09 April 2017 · 407 views

Today is the 9th of April 2017 (15:04)
 
What am I doing right now? I am lying in bed because I am so TIRED. Well, I really I have no energy to do anything; even talking saps my energy. I am listening to Ed Sheeran - Nancy Mulligan http://www.ibsgroup....fault/smile.png  it is bomb.
 
On Thursday the 6th I...

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Chapter 1 (or 21) Guess it's how you look at it...

Posted by Smarrs22 in Smarrs22 My Boring Story, 16 March 2017 · 497 views

Have you ever felt the feeling of pain, invigoration, drive, and bliss? I use to every morning before I had my surgery that lead to where I am now. I would start my day every morning 2 hours in the gym, despite my back and leg pain. I spent 3 years prior loosing 130 lbs with eating right and going to the gym and I was crazy enough to love it! I saved my m...

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Help

Posted by Devo53 in Devo53's Blog, 16 February 2017 · 650 views

New here and I really need some help. I had a perfectly normal functioning bowel until last August, when I woke up with severe abdominal pain and rushed to the bathroom. I had rectal bleeding, and went to the ER where they diagnosed me with colitis and gave me flagyl and cipro. Thought that would be the end of it. Of course it is now 6 months later and I'...

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bv / fertility with IBS C

Posted by Guzman in Guzman's Blog, 08 February 2017 · 391 views

does anyone (mainly females) that deals with IBS C notice any frequent BV ? It has been a new thing for me and I am pretty sure it is related to my IBS C, my GI specialist seems to not think its related at all but I have a good feeling its related. I have been tested for infections and all come back normal, I have been getting BV a lot frequent...

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Scared and don't know what to do

Posted by Fairydust44 in Fairydust44's Blog, 22 January 2017 · 521 views

Hey guys,
 
I am really stuck with what to do. Last week I had a Colonic Transit Study (Sitz marker test) after seeing a bowel specialist nurse and a surgeon saying there was nothing she could do but possibly a stoma in future if things don't improve. It has shown my bowel isn't working and all the markers were still there after the 6th day of swallo...

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Heal Your Body Naturally

Posted by Katetblue1968 in Katetblue1968's Blog, 12 December 2016 · 1,361 views

Hello, my name is Kate. I have been studying and researching all natural ways to heal my body from the years of abuse it has taken by eating GMO, processed foods. I've had terrible IBS symptoms as far back as I can remember. I have healed my body of all IBS symptoms with a simple change.
I am now spreading the word in the hopes of helping as many people a...

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Desperate

Posted by Bianka in Bianka's Blog, 07 December 2016 · 867 views

Hello all, my name is Bianka. I live in Australia and I too suffer with I.B.S for around 8 yrs now. It nearly drives me crazy and don't know what else to do.Everywhere I go I make sure I know where the facilities are. My Dr.has given me all sorts of tests, scans etc which show no serious problem. I am currently taking Questran sachets which you mix with w...

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Homemade Flatulence Underwear

Posted by mg11 in mg11's Blog, 14 November 2016 · 734 views

Hi All,
 
I'm trying to support my loved one who has been dealing with IBS for a couple of years now.  Lately there have been issues within a traditional office setting because of severe flatulence.  I am staying of the medication part of the treatment, and leaving it to my loved one and the doctor's, but am assisting with trying to create...

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Anyone else had problems/success with INULIN FIBRE? (blog repost)

Posted by Ibs-d-epressing in Inconvenient Bathroom Sh*t, 21 October 2016 · 685 views
inulin, fibre, fiber, metamucil and 6 more...

Inulin fibre is supposed to help for some conditions.  I've been taking a pretty effective mix of herbs and supplements, but then I added inulin about two weeks ago, and lately my symptoms have gone and got worse again.  I had also lapsed on my calcium for about the past 5 days, but the whole thing is curious.  I'm left wondering if anyone...

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Enteragam allergic reaction

Posted by suthunbelle in suthunbelle's Blog, 16 October 2016 · 762 views
Enteragam severe side effects

Just found this site and joined.  IBS-D sufferer for 20 years, I started Enteragam two years ago.  It gave me my life back.  But in the past month I've experienced side effects my healthcare professionals are pointing to ENTERAGAM as the culprit.  Just this weekend, I had a severe allergic reaction creating hives over 90% of my body an...

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ibs and gut disorder centre

Posted by Hank Moody in IBS Treatment Center's UK, 14 October 2016 · 853 views

Hi All,
 
My first ever post on here...
 
I have been suffering with IBS for 5 years plus now, starting with a case of salmonella and getting considerably worse since a tropical disease from far east Asia.
 
I am reaching the point where I am ready to take a leap of faith, and spend a bit of money to see a specialist in central London. What...

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IBS treatment center

Posted by Theorets in Theorets' Blog, 13 October 2016 · 613 views

Has anyone been to the IBS Treatment center either in Seattle or San Monica Calif?


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Action plan follow up 1

Posted by SmileUK in Fight back blog, 01 October 2016 · 1,001 views
IBS-D, Exercise, Proactive

I would like to write a brief follow up to my intial blog post. Based on my 3 pronged fight back, of which I am trying to build into my routine and habits:
 
I have been eating only FODMAP foods and predominantly non-latose and non-gluten based food for a few weeks now.
I have also been cycling, a lot, lately. Over a 100km last week.
I am deep brea...

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Colonoscopy

Posted by Justme67 in Justme67's Blog, 30 September 2016 · 803 views

I don't know if I have IBS, but I am scheduled for a procedure on the 18th of October.  I have to drink the Gavalyte-G bowel prep and I am stressed about that and the procedure.  
I had a colonoscopy 14 years ago, they found divituculosis severe on the left side and also down the sigmoid colon.  They had to use a pediatric scope to do this...

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Newly diagnosed IBS- What's next?

Posted by EJ Marie in EJ Marie's Blog, 29 September 2016 · 1,101 views

I have just recently been given the diagnosis of IBS.

Looking back I think I have had bowel troubles my whole life but they seem to have taken a turn for the worst the last couple of years.

During a highly stressful time (graduating nursing school, getting married, etc) I went to the ER with severe left sided abdominal pain. I had an ultrasound done and...



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