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  1. Your Story
    So, I'm new here and I am just impatiently jumping into this. I'm a 44 year old male who was diagnosed with a case of uncomplicated diverticulitis in late January of this year (2019). I emotionally struggled with this and continued to have pain and intestinal issues post treatment. My doctor...
  2. 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...
  3. Your Story
    As early as 2, I remember having issues with constipation. As time went on, my mother figured out that I had reactions to high doses of IRON, therefore she took it as much as she could out of my diet. As a young child (6-14 years old) I had what the Drs called "hot/cold", which this consisted of...
  4. General Discussion
    I'm new to this forum, so I hope I am posting this in the right place. Since being hospitalized with a bad case of diverticulitis last year, I have had constant intestinal spasms. At times I think it is mainly my colon, but sometimes I feel it throughout my entire abdomen and even up to my rib...
  5. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I know there are several members and users of this forum that have been prescribed Linzess for treatment of Constipation / IBS-C. I was using Linzess for 6 months when I became violently ill within a few short hours, I was admitted to the hospital with acute diverticulitis and a perforated...
  6. Your Story
    Hello everyone, this is my first post, My story begins at age 8, i am now 39. Don't worry i'll keep it short! I was admitted to hospital at this early year, when it was discovered that I had a problem with my small bowel, part of it to my mum's recollection was twisted.. At age 11, I...
  7. General Discussion
    so long story short I was having left lower abdomen aches and odd stools and diarrhea for 3 months, I went to drs who sent me to see a Gastro, I was given a colonoscopy which found diverticulitis and hemorrhoids, which would explain all my issues, the Gastro office called me saying the the DR...
  8. Welcome!
    Been sufferingvwith severe abdominal pain lowrr left side and my lower back, after one year i was told i had some blood in my stool. I went for my colinoscooy and my gi couldnt complete due ti severe pain so he sent me downt for ct. I just saw him this month, He told me my colon is a mess with...
  9. Welcome!
    Hi everyone...i'm new here... i really need advice..if anyone could help that would be great... i'm a 21 year old female college student... in great shape, i run a lot, hike, get enough sleep... i do have a bit of anxiety and have had panic attacks before... moving on, i've had problems with my...
  10. Welcome!
    I am a 46 year old woman, have had 3 bouts of diverticulitis, one with hospitalization. I have been diagnosed with IBS and have been dealing with it, fairly successfully, since I was about 22. The diverticulitis being new, I am wondering how many others have developed this after long term...
  11. IBS News, Media, Research, Discussion or Abstracts
    UCLA researchers describe new form of irritable bowel syndrome September 06, 2013 by: Kim Irwin UCLA researchers have described a new form of irritable bowel syndrome that occurs after an acute bout of diverticulitis, a finding that may help lead to better management of symptoms and relief...
  12. General Discussion
    Hi everyone, thanks for being here! I have been working with a GI doc recently to diagnose my belly pain. I have been so desensitized by this pain I am embarrassed. I have had it for a very long time, as in years, and have done nothing about it. I am a working Mom who has two younger children...
  13. General Discussion
    I am a brand new member here hoping to find answers to questions that I have. I have been diagnosed with IBS and after a colonoscopy a year ago, with Diverticulitis. After receiving these diagnosis, I sometimes feel like I am not heard when I have a "complaint" and go to see my doctor because...
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