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  1. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hello, I am dealing with Chronic Idiopathic Constipation. I've this issue for years. I live with an eating disorder and other psych issues such as bipolar disorder. I believe that having an eating disorder that swung between starvation/restriction and laxative use, on top of psych meds has...
  2. Leaky Gas (LG) / Incontinence / Odor
    Hey again So last week has been so frustrating at work. I decided to do water fasts on days before work to try and prevent any bad odors while on my shifts. And that ended... horrendously. Somehow - I was getting even worse reactions than before. And it blew my mind. How?! How can the odor be...
  3. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    It's been a long time since I've posted here; only in the last couple of weeks have things gotten really bad. I had a followup with my gastro doctor (who I love) a couple of weeks ago, after about a month of pelvic floor therapy... they could tell the muscles on the left side of my colon were...
  4. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Long time no see! Ive felt ok for a while, but Im in pretty bad shape today. Usually my period (which just finished a couple of days ago) flushes me out, but it was fine. I wasnt gurgly or uncomfortable at all... but since its ended Ive been miserable. Until this morning I hadnt gone for a few...
  5. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi All, I'm a research Dr in IBS and also suffer with mild IBS-mixed D&C as well. I'm curious to know if anyone has heard of abdominal functional electrical stimulation therapy or transcutaneous electrical stimulation? If you have, have you tried it? If you haven't, is it something you would...
  6. 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...
  7. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hello, I am 25 years old born with spina bifida. I am able to walk mostly unassisted but I am dealing with chronic constipation for years now. I only recently started watching my diet, adding a lot of fruits and vegetables along with drinking plenty of water but it seems that I am still having...
  8. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hello, I am 26 years old with a history of neurogenic bladder and bowel, secondary to spina bifida since birth. I am fully ambulatory with no assistance. I have weakness in my lower limbs below the knee with mostly plantar flexion weakness and virtually immobile toes. I had constipation all my...
  9. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Ok here we go, I'm a 14 year old girl currently in school, and I don't even know why this happened but i have had chronic constipation for about a year now and it's completely changed my life. It started last summer when I realized i couldn't use the bathroom for whatever reason. Keep in mind...
  10. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    hi, i have been struggling with chronic constpation all my life, but only recently it got severe and have been suffering with fecal impaction for about 3 months now with times in between, i was able to visit the toilet properly due to use of enema/8 laxido sachets - that was about the 3rd June...
  11. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi, I've had chronic constipation most of my life. In the last few months I've noticed after I eat I have visible bloating on my left side. I especially notice it even more if I look in the mirror and inhale as deeply as I can. I also have pressure on my left side under my rib and down the left...
  12. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hello everyone, I've been readings threads on this forum for a couple of years now and I've finally decided to set up my own account - since the level of my desperation has reached its peak. And I'd be really really glad for your advice and help. I've been suffering from chronic constipation...
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    IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hello everyone, My name is Justin and I am new to the group. I am 19 years old and I am in college dealing with Chronic Constipation. I am onto my third GI, had an endoscopy and colonoscopy and it didn't show anything but an elongated colon. I have this my whole life, but it came back about 5...
  14. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi, I am a 27 year old male/ 160 lbs. and I have had chronic constipation for many years. Not until the last few months did I notice it seemed to get worse. I was use to not going that often and having some bloating but in the recent past I've felt fuller, more bloated under my left front rib...
  15. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi I'm not really new here but couldn't log into old acct so I had to make a new one. Anyway I have a question about suppositories. I have been using dulcolax suppositories for a while now. Usually on average 2x per week. This week I used one basically every other day. I also have used a couple...
  16. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    curious if anyone has thoughts on regular 'ole potatoes. Yes, there's the "BEWARE THE NIGHTSHADES" argument, but I'm more interested in personal testimonies. my naturopath (who I stopped seeing) had me on a strict no- nightshade diet for seven months, but my symptoms were not affected by the...
  17. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    hi there, hoping anyone can help me find a natural remedy for bloating, and constipation... difficulty defecating, no pain.....though sometimes I feel that there is still something left and before the urge to poop comes, i have uncontrollable release of gas,so embarrassing ..specially if i'm at...
  18. General Discussion
    Okay, so about 3 weeks ago I was constipated so I went to the ER since it was 5 days I hadn't went. They took am X-ray and said I was COMPELTELY backed up. I got an enema, but it only for the bottom portion out. They gave me magnesium citrate but it didn't really work. The next step was they...
  19. Welcome!
    hi guys! nice to meet you. i have been struggling to beat chronic constipation for 5 years; i'm 19 years old now. luckily i am not in a state of emergency (or that i know of). my symptoms are manageable right now. my main symptom is constipation, and recently: uncomfortable gas, and...
  20. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I've creeped on this forum for years but finally am posting. I'm 27 and have dealt with constipation issues since I was about 14. At 19, I went to the doctor and they said take more fiber, exercise, and drink water. That didn't help much, but my constipation would come and go at random...
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