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  1. Welcome!
    Hello, I have only recently been diagnosed with IBS about a month or two ago, but prior to that, I was miserable and my anxiety was sky rocketing with not knowing what was wrong with me. Ive lost 20 lbs this year and I am beyond uncomfortable with my body. I dont like going out because none...
  2. 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...
  3. General Discussion
    I'm a 15 y/o female who deals with constant gas and bloating and mild constipation on a day-to-day basis. I can't recall a day since the beginning of 2016 where I didn't have to pass gas. Sounds disgusting, right? The gas is usually odorless but its really annoying to deal with and the sound...
  4. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Hi there, Ive been reading this stuff on this website for years but have never taken the time to post, because I never really felt like I needed to till now. Im nineteen and have had IBS for about 5 years, starting as IBS-alternating which in the last couple of years has become IBS-D, and most...
  5. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi, I'm 18yo female. I'm new to ibs-c but of course not just the symptoms. I've been so constipated for over a week now with little to no relief. Its damaging me mentally and I've become fixated on having to use the bathroom. I'm falling into a depression. I just need some relief. I've tried...
  6. Your Story
    I believe I have had IBS for years. Finally getting tests done. I have had a colonoscopy having good results only one benign polyp. Yearly blood tests good. Ultrasounds of pancreas, gallbladder, liver, and aorta, all good. Now waiting for results of urine and if any blood in feces. I have...
  7. General Discussion
    For the past 4 months I have had almost constant nausea. At first the dr thought it was gallstones but an ultrasound proved false. Then h pylori. . But drugs did nothing. Have been on nexium for 4 years for reflux but this is a completely different feeling. Tried upping the dosage just in case...
  8. Your Story
    This may be long so please please please bare with me, I need all the help I can get because I'm soon going to give up. THIS IS MY STORY. I am 18 years old and living in Sydney, Australia. I lived with my nan when i was younger as my parents worked very early, so my nan brought me up, taught...
  9. Your Story
    I'm 17 and I've had ibs for around 2 years now and I can't deal with it to the point where I'm considering dropping out of college or just killing myself because I don't want to do this anymore. Every day at college and since this started during secondary school I've had to deal with having...
  10. Diet
    Hi, I'm new here so please forgive me if I get anything wrong ... Sorry it's so long! I tried shortening it but I have a lot to say.. I'm 18, female,recently diagnosed with IBS (I won't take a blood test which would eliminate other things but doctor said it's most likely ibs) For many months I...
  11. General Discussion
    Hello all this is my first time using a forum. There may be some TMI stuff but I do need to vent because I seriously don't know where else to turn too :( Here are the basics I'm a 21 year old female who was diagnosed with post-infectious IBS 22 days ago. I first went to my gastro doctor right...
  12. General Discussion
    Hi everyone! Id like to thank you for reading this. Im writing on here because i do not know where else to turn! I am a type one diabetic that has been diagnosed with IBS and lactose intolerance. I have become the person that Id never thought i would be. I am only 29 years old and feel like i...
  13. General Discussion
    Hey Everyone, I've been having a really hard time lately, I'm now 33yrs old and because of IBS have never had a proper intimate relationship and feel like I have missed opportunities with guys I've cared about because of it. I feel terrible, especially when I'm nervous, so dating is a daunting...
  14. Constipation Prescription Medications
    Hi, I'm 26 female with IBS-C for 7 years now. I have tried many probiotics, vitamins, antidepressants, laxatives, anxiety meds, eating better, etc but have just recently heard there are actual medications that you can take for this problem. I'm so fed up with this last attack, I even went to the...
  15. Your Story
    I'm 16 year old male. I'm in high school and I have been told by the doctor that I have symptoms of IBS-D. I have a phobia of blood tests so I couldn't get one done the first time I went. I wake up every single morning with flatulence (bloating and gas) to the point it really hurts. I have had...
  16. Your Story
    Hi . Today I went to the doctor and I been told I have anxiety induced by irritable bowel syndrom :( I just feel more depressed ! I want to leave this world :( I bearly had this for a month and I can't take it anymore ! It's like taking my life away ! My future plans are ruined ! I don't even...
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