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  1. General Discussion
    I'm new on this forum and decided to post because no one seems to know what's going on. I'd say from August of last year I started seeing black specks, sometimes lines, of black throughout my stool. I told this to my GI and he ordered a colonoscopy/endoscopy to make sure there was nothing...
  2. General Discussion
    I recently got my blood test results back showing that I'm still anemic and my numbers are even lower than last time. I also still have my stomach issues (pain, gas, bloating, incomplete evacuation) and I'm really stuck on what to do next. So far I've had: -Colonoscopy -Endoscopy -Meckel...
  3. Your Story
    New to the group! Thank you for having me đź’•I am a 34 y/o female diagnosed with IBS-C. My constipation, gas and stomach pain resulting from an eventual bowel movement, that could take up to 3-4 weeks at times, causes me to faint because the pain is so intense.I started having fainting spells at a...
  4. Your Story
    Quick Introduction: I am a 29-year-old female who is in very good shape and eats very healthy. I've been teaching abroad in China with my husband for the past few years. I got very sick in late March of 2016 and have been on a long, hard journey to figure out what is wrong. It has been a lonely...
  5. General Discussion
    Hello, My hair is shedding like crazy and I am freaking out! I am a middle aged, thick haired female. I am an old friend to IBS C, and do have a low ferritin level. ( though it is always low, and hair loss has never been an issue). I had an iron infusion this week. I have been doing daily...
  6. Women's Health Issues
    Hi folks -- I'm new here! IBS is complex and I've exhausted myself on trying to understand it from a piecing-together-my-symptoms approach. I'm in the middle of a super stressful personal life transition right now, and it's kicked up my already strong IBS symptoms into the intolerable category...
  7. Welcome!
    I am new here... Here is my story- I need advice - please help! I have IBS... who doesn't? I recently had a blood test and my iron levels were extremely low. I can not tolerate the iron supplements, so I began Iron infusions 4 weeks ago (1 week left). The GI doc did an upper endoscopy and...
  8. Abdominal Pain
    Hey guys, I have IBS-A and I'm suffering from anemia so I'm supposed to be taking iron pills for it (ferrous gluconate - 35 mg elemental iron). The problem is that whenever I take my iron, a couple days later I end up with a painful blockage! I've almost passed out from one of the blockages...
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