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  1. General Discussion
    Hello everyone! It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted, but I am in a bad place. My story is so long, I couldn’t type it all here. I’m so scared, anxious, and depressed over my stomach. I am in NYC, but if there’s anyone to talk to anywhere, I’d love to! I have severe health anxiety, so any...
  2. Your Story
    Chronic Illnesses have always reminded me of gremlins within your head and body. These gremlins are childish and bored so they scratch and graffiti the walls. It hurts and it's frustrating but what the goblins don't know is that the walls they are drawing and scratching on are learning. They are...
  3. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Hi all, I'm on 20mg of amitryptyline, I rarely have flair ups but occasionally I still have flair ups. The thing is I've kept my diet very bland pasta etc and have stuck to foods I know are usually safe for me. I was stressed for 2 days (Thursday and Friday) but yesterday very relaxed so I...
  4. Welcome!
    Hello Everyone, I'm a Newbie on this website so I hope I'm posting this in the right place. I've been suffering with what I've just learned today on this website actually is IBS-A or M and Yes, I am in the 2nd day of an attack after some time with IBS-C and more stable and relatively stress...
  5. General Discussion
    Im going through a very stressful thing right now. My Dad is on hospice. Im living with my parents right now, so I can help out during this time. The last few days, Ive have really had intestinal pain, nausea, alternating constipation/diarrhea, and other physical issues. I thought it was a...
  6. Mental Health
    I have severe IBS D and anxiety and was wondering how any of you cope during wedding guest season, for the past few years I have declined and made excuses for lots of the wedding ceremonies I have been invited too luckily I have been a. Plus one and not know the bride or groom well personally...
  7. Welcome!
    Hi Im 25 And dyslexic so very sorry for grammar x 2019 July I was living in Greece, working. When one night I just couldnt stop throwing up This leading to the worse weeks of my life Which really has never ended The heart burn, throat pain, rashes on my neck where unbearable Chest pains...
  8. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Hi I'm 19 and recently went to the doctor to be told I may have IBS-D and I also suffer from health anxiety so I would appreciate if someone could let me know if the experience similar symptoms to put my mind at ease How long can your diarrhea symptoms last? if anyone gets a pulled muscle like...
  9. General Discussion
    Hello Im new here... I hope this is how it works ... I was hoping to talk to other people with IBS to better understand my symptoms and pain ... Ive had IBS for about 3 years and my pain started out with what I thought was my appendix but I always have lower right stomach pains when I eat...
  10. Diarrhea Prescription Medications
    I have not been diagnoised exactly with ibs-d, but have all the symptoms. I am scheduled for a colonsocopy later this month. I got a prescription filled yesterday for 10 mg of generic Paxil for 1 week and then 2 tablets per day. I am hesitatant to try this medication because I do not want to...
  11. General Discussion
    I have struggled with IBS-C since 2011 at the age of 22. My grandmother passed away at the age of 32 from Colon Cancer, so as a precautionary measure, my primary care doctor ordered a colonoscopy. It was clean, but it was observed that I have a redundant colon. Fast forward through the next 4...
  12. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hello Everyone, I introduced myself somewhat in another thread, and wanted to ask if anyone has tried or had any success with coconut oil for constipation, particularly IBS-C constipation. I've read quite a few articles about coconut oil lately, and while most seem to rely on anecdotal...
  13. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I'm Effexxorx, and as you can see from my tags, I suffer various mental illnesses. I've had IBS-C for about eight years now, but used to live a so-called regular life, though I don't know what that means any longer. I did have an eating disorder brought about by GIs getting sick of me and...
  14. Welcome!
    Hello everyone -- I was diagnosed with IBS when I was 29 - at the time, I was suffering from a lot of abdominal pain after a entering a stressful deadline-driven job. I am now 57. I have the type of IBS that can go dormant for years. After a year-long flare-up in 2000 when I changed jobs again...
  15. Abdominal Pain
    Hello Dears! (First of all, sorry for my English) My story was started with left-sided / lower left quadrant (sigmoid part), MILD stabbing pain 5-6 weeks ago, in the FIRST 4 days of my left abdominal was very touch sensitive. But not anymore. Just since the random, 1-3 minutely mild pain all...
  16. General Discussion
    Hello Dears! (First of all, sorry for my English) My story was started with left-sided / lower left quadrant (sigmoid part), MILD stabbing pain 5-6 weeks ago, in the FIRST 4 days of my left abdominal was very touch sensitive. But not anymore. Just since the random, 1-3 minutely mild pain all...
  17. Your Story
    This is my story of the problem I have for the last 3 months. I am 20.I first experienced some noises and rumbling activities in my stomach and sometimes in my gut. It started to make bigger sound whenever I'm lying down. First two weeks I could not sleep because of the sound and I was very...
  18. Welcome!
    Hi everyone! After two months of scrolling through this forum I decided to sign up and jot down what Ive been experiencing lately. Reading similar symptoms and stories from people having the same problems has been really helpful and reassuring for me. Ive been to my GP four times in the past...
  19. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Advertisement I'm new to the forums, so forgive me if this gets long. Some backstory, to introduce myself: I'm 23, and I've been dealing with what I think is IBS of some kind since childhood. I've always had trouble pooping, my mom says it was an issue even when I was a baby. I took colace...
  20. Your Story
    I'm new to the forums, so forgive me if this gets long. Some backstory, to introduce myself: I'm 23, and I've been dealing with what I think is IBS of some kind since childhood. I've always had trouble pooping, my mom says it was an issue even when I was a baby. I took colace when I was little...
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