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  1. General Discussion
    Hello all This is my first post so if I am posting in the wrong place please don't shoot but point me to the right place. Thank you. I am here seeking to learn about nutrition for a forthcoming situation my partner will be going through in a few weeks. She is the one with IBS not me and is on...
  2. Leaky Gas (LG) / Incontinence / Odor
    Hi everybody, Its been a long time, here is my latest updates about LG. I hope everybody read this cause it will make life easier for everyone. I still haven't done the SNS thing and it may take another year before I get the appointment for it but honestly at this point Im not even sure I still...
  3. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi guys, So I am scheduled for a partial lateral sphincterotomy Fri AM bc my constipation has cased a bad fissure that has not healed via any meds or forms in 3 months. Has anyone in this group had this surgery for fissue? What to expect? Thanks!
  4. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    After my SITZ test showed markers in my transverse colon (slow transit) and my colonoscopy showed severe internal hemorrhoids and a bad fissure, I was given the option of surgery that would remove the ascending and transverse colon and attach the descending to the small intestine - this MD felt...
  5. Your Story
    I'm not shy about sharing or talking about this because I believe every experience we have good or bad has the ability to help another. Four years ago my husband and I were both 150 lbs overweight. I moved from my home province to his in 2012. From a landscape of oceans and mountains to the...
  6. Your Story
    Guy from NY in my late 30's. My suffering with IBS, with bouts of Diarrhea & Constipation stem from my battle with Epilepsy. I've been living with Epilepsy since grammar school. Over the years I have been on various meds & med combos. I've been on over ten different medications for my...
  7. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    "I am a 64 year-old woman with bowel function issues. In May/2015 I had perianal rectal prolapse surgery. The prolapse recurred. I had been advised by my surgeon to do a 1.5 litre water enema daily since June/2015 because of associated bowel function issues. There was a long wait for surgery...
  8. General Discussion
    "I am a 64 year-old woman with bowel function issues. In May/2015 I had perianal rectal prolapse surgery. The prolapse recurred. I had been advised by my surgeon to do a 1.5 litre water enema daily since June/2015 because of associated bowel function issues. There was a long wait for surgery...
  9. Leaky Gas (LG) / Incontinence / Odor
    Hello everybody here are all the medical tests I have done and the results. Please share yours so we can compare and see what comes out. Colonoscopy (2011) = No problem detected Defecography Xray (2012) = mild recto-rectal intussuception Pelvic floor Dynamic MRI (2014)= Mild rectal prolapse...
  10. 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...
  11. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    My doc suggested that the fissure (which luckily doesn't hurt) is the cause of the leakage. I want to make %100 sure, the last thing I want to do is get my arse torn up and still leak. anyone have success with the sphincterotomy? This is the most stressful thing that has happened to me in my...
  12. General Discussion
    Last week I underwent a laparoscopic ventral rectopexy for a rectal prolapse that was related to my IBS. The surgery all happened really quickly and I was pretty much in the hospital a week after I was diagnosed. Unfortunately, they gave me a button post-op that was green and had morphine and...
  13. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hello, this is my first post. I've read through a few posts and if this is not the correct forum for this I apologize. I do not know all the correct terms for everything I am about to type out so if something doesn't sound right or if it sounds 'off' to you that's probably why. Okay,I am a 28...
  14. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Evening all, hope everyone is feeling well this evening well I've seen my consultant today and i have been prescribed yet another drug to try, this time it's one called constella, apparently it's only been on the uk market for about month. If this does not work than it's an ileostomy for me...
  15. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    I've had IBS for 30+ years, but there have been brief periods where the symptoms have improved. However, in 1997 my second child was born and his delivery was c/section. I noticed a slight increase in the IBS-D after his birth. In 2001, my third and last child was born vaginally. During labor...
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