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  1. General Discussion
    Just a bit of background: I had suffered from stomach issues in the past and have been scoped twice (one in 2016 due to occult blood in stool and a second one in 2017 because of stomach pain and to make sure nothing was missed) both were clear and biopsies showed no signs of inflammation. The...
  2. General Discussion
    Hello guys, sorry to make another thread like this but I'm desperate and I really need someone with some experience to talk to as nobody has helped. I'll try to make this as fast as possible. I'm 19 years old, one year ago I went to the bathroom as usual and ended up pooping out massive amounts...
  3. General Discussion
    Hey everyone, I've been having some problems and I'm not sure what to do. Most of my symptoms started last summer. When I had a bm I was noticing red and black spots in my stool. At first I ignored it but it kept happening, so I asked for a stool test from my PCP. Everything came back...
  4. General Discussion
    Has anyone ever tried this at home test for detecting for occult, or hidden, blood in the lower GI tract? Pinnacle BioLabs Second Generation FIT Colorectal Cancer Test
  5. General Discussion
    Hi there, So I've noticed a couples times (inconsistently) I will get these tiny tiny smaller than a pinhead (most times) of red (what I'm assuming to be blood) Is this something I should be concerned about? Last time I went to the GI nurse, she suggested a flex sig but I was pregnant at the...
  6. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Hello I'm new to this site but I am wondering if you could help me. The hospital provided me with a the low FODMAP to try, I have been doing it very strict for a week and have felt much better already, less bloatedness, wind on a night etc, I even ate out without worrying, however yesterday I...
  7. General Discussion
    I know I post a lot, but I have bad anxiety and nobody seems to believe me. When I go to the bathroom there is always tiny tiny specks of red and bright red. I don't really eat anything red, except for red grapes (but they're more darker red, maybe some lighter red). There isn't any streaks of...
  8. General Discussion
    I am a 42 (almost 43) year old man who is in good health other than some issues with my digestion/elimination. It's mid-October now; over the past four months I've noticed, say, every 2-3 weeks, a single incident of explosive diarrhea. So, every 2-3 weeks I'll have a "flock of screaming geese"...
  9. 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...
  10. General Discussion
    Hey Guys! I hope you are doing well and that your stomach is (at least relatively) behaving itself today :) A little back story for this question: After college, the stomach issues I had sporadically as a child increased to the point where I was in constant pain, barely eating, constantly...
  11. Women's Health Issues
    My period did not come in July. My period came on August 4th and stopped on August 10th. On August 28th, as I was trying/pushing to have a bowel movement, I had abdominal discomfort and pressure in my pelvis. I had a small red spot of blood on my toilet tissue. My stool did not come out. I gave...
  12. General Discussion
    Hi Everyone, I'll keep this as short as I can, I'm booked in for my first appointment with the Gastroenterologist next week after over 6 months of struggling with whatever it is i'm dealing with. I'm a 28 year old male. My GP has diagnosed me with IBS / Acid Reflux and has given me Peppermint...
  13. Young Adult's Issues
    Hi, so I'm new to the forum and my name is Chloe. From about halfway through 2012, I started getting these really weird stomach noises that came more from my abdomen than from my stomach. They would come on randomly throughout the day and I found it hard in school because no teenage girl wants...
  14. General Discussion
    Hi there, I am ceoliac and last night I reacted to gluten. This resulted in severely vomiting and diahorreua for a while. This morning I woke up feeling mich better, after lunch however, my stomach keeps gurgling. I went to the toilet before and passed a small amount of runny stool that was very...
  15. General Discussion
    Sometimes after I wipe, i gat small seed sized specs. SOme bigger, some smaller all black of dark brown. Using the toilet paper of course I smear them somtimes they crumble other times the smear. Some are hard like sand grains. They are usually black with the rest of the stool a brown to light...
  16. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hello I am new here and have MANY questions but will try to keep this brief and to the point. Anyone who has had URINARY RETENTION due to constipation, I'd really appreciate your help. I've bad bowel issues all my life (25 yro male), which is why I am hoping this is simply IBS and not something...
  17. General Discussion
    Just as a general question. I was concerened about bleeding a while ago and i asked my GI about it. She informed me blood quickly turns to black tar very shourtly after being exposed to your degestive juice unless you have very bad D and it does have the time to turn black. My question is, when...
  18. General Discussion
    Hey there guys! First of all Id like to say that finding this website has given me so much hope. I finally feel like there are other people who share my same difficulties with IBS whom I can talk to. So this is me: 23 yrs old, I've always suffered with IBS abdominal cramping, Diarrhea, LOTS of...
  19. General Discussion
    Hi, 6 months ago I started developping some problems relating to my bowels. Now, I'm starting to get blood in my stool. For example: sometimes my stool has quite some groves and in those groves I would find blood in mucus. I have a colonoscopy planned in two weeks, yet I can't help but to feel...
  20. Teens and Children's Issues
    Hi, well basically i've been diagnosed with ibs by my doctor although i already kinda knew i had it. Its been going on since late last year, i manage though. My symptons include a change in bowel movements so i can have diahheara then consitaption then it can be normal. I get gas and my stomach...
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