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  1. 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...
  2. General Discussion
    Hello everyone. I have such a long story to tell, I don't know where to begin. This is very long and I thank anyone who takes the time to read this and has any support and advice! My name is Michael. I will be 33 on December 22 and I am from NY. At the end of February 2016, I went to the walk...
  3. General Discussion
    Hello everyone. Lately I have been having a new "symptom". Once a week or so, I will have a normal BM, but right after it comes out, mushy mud like stool comes out. I have also been losing weight, but I am eating less, so perhaps thats why. I usually only go once in the morning when I wake up...
  4. General Discussion
    Hello everyone. I am panicking really bad and I hope someone could help me feel better or ease my mind. I am 32 years old. I normally have 1 bowel movement in the morning, but the last few Mondays, I have had an extra one at 11am or so. The one in the morning sometimes has some white mucus on it...
  5. General Discussion
    Good morning everyone. This morning, I went to the bathroom at my usual time when I woke up and it was a normal thickness, but it had a small amount of mucus on the tip of it. About a half an hour later, I went to put preparation h cream on for a hemorrhoid and felt stool up in my rectum which I...
  6. General Discussion
    Hello everyone. Can IBS cause weight loss? I have such bad anxiety over colon cancer, but my doctor says I am fine base on the CT, MRI, and blood work I had last year. Lately I think I have been having bowel changes. Sometimes they look normal sometimes I don't think they do. Like today, they...
  7. General Discussion
    Hello everyone. I am hoping that someone can help put my mind at ease. I have been an emotional mess for a long time. I have been to 5 emergency rooms, have had a CT, MRI, rectal exam, and 3 blood tests which were inclusive of liver function. Last year I was diagnosed with a fatty liver after my...
  8. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Good morning everyone. I apologize in advance for the lengthy post, but I really need some advice, maybe there is even some medical people out there that can help me, although I would appreciate advice and guidance from anybody!!!!! Here is my story. My name is Mike, I am 31 years old and live...
  9. General Discussion
    I am a recent college graduate and will be moving on to a doctoral program in Oregon this coming Fall. I was a healthy, happy, active college student until about 2 and a half years ago when I came down with a horrible case of gastroenteritis. Immediately following, I started noticing the...
  10. General Discussion
    I was diagnosed only a month ago and I'm having a hard time feeling frustrated and scared. I contracted an amoeba infection that caused a very severe colitis last October. I seemed to recover from that well but then suddenly started with abdominal bloating, cramping, and loose stools in late...
  11. General Discussion
    Hello. So, I'm a 16 year old struggling. I'll explain quickly a bit about myself -- I am barely 16, very tall, very slender, and with a nutritionist mother. On the first days of October, things started to go downhill for me. My intestines just started to screw up. I had this urgency to go to...
  12. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    i have had symptoms of IBS for a while now, but it seems to be getting worse. I have diarrhea 1-3 times a week and sometimes the cramps and abdominal pain i have from it is so excruciating, i pass out. so i decided it was time to go to my doctor and talk about it. he agreed with me and thinks i...
  13. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Hi everyone, I'm new to this site. I have had IBS-D for the last 4 years in varying severity. I have had several really scary experiences where I've been traveling or I've been somewhere where I am not close to a bathroom and I've been incredibly worried that I won't make it to a bathroom in...
  14. Your Story
    I was scared if there was a chance for Ov.c, which was silly looking at it now later. Thanks for the help! xx
  15. 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...
  16. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi I just joined today and I am in dire need of some help and reassurence. I haven't been clinically diagnosed with IBS but i have a long term history of chronic constipation. I am only nineteen years old ( female ) and weight 206 pounds at the height of roughly 5'4-5'6 I am deeply concerned...
  17. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Hi! My name is Kaitlyn, I'm 21. I have had Chronic IBS-D since I was about 15. It got worse over the years. Due to this, I don't have much experience with work and I am afraid to get a job. Well, I went to online school to buy some time (And because it was online), and I graduated with a...
  18. Teens and Children's Issues
    I've been reading around and I don't know what to do . I'm 16 male who never had to deal with a problem like this and it's affecting me mentally and physically . I've been missing out in school and been leaving early and going to the nurse daily but I just call my mom of I'm able to walk home...
  19. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Hi, So, I've been a member here a while. And overall, my management has gone well. On a day to day basis I can function as long as I follow a strict diet and take immodium, and in no way do I think I am the worst off person here. I just have one set back. Every few weeks, sometimes more often...
  20. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    hi there, I've never posted on this forum but a little over a year ago (it's been a while since) I used to go on another one sort of related, but more to anxiety/fears, etc. i'm just having trouble as my family (parents) have gone away for two weeks and my symptoms (including diarrhea usually...
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