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  1. General Discussion
    Hi, I just joined the forum and am a male 13 year old. Over the last two months, I've had various IBS-like symptoms spring up, some of which I had as far as I can remember. I don't have any official diagnosis of IBS, though. Here they are, in order of how much they affect my life: - A...
  2. Your Story
    I´m 16 years old and I suffer from IBS, I have recently been diagnosed but I have been struggling with the symptoms for almost 2 years. It is a nightmare, I still can´t believe that at such a young age I am having all these issues. My main problem is that I am always bloated, like 24/7 and this...
  3. Young Adult's Issues
    Hi There. I'm extremely new to this website and this is my first time ever posting. In the past I have been embarrassed to confess that I have IBS but now I'm desperate for any type of solution. I have been suffering for around 4-5 years now as my IBS started when I was around 15. It has...
  4. Teens and Children's Issues
    Hi I am 16 year old with IBS-A and I am really worried about school and I know most of it is in my head but I was wondering if any can help with the noises the noises are killing me and it is really stressful while trying to concentrate in class. Please help anyone.
  5. Your Story
    Hello, my name is Kylee, I am 15 and have been suffering from ibs for almost 2 years now. My most common symptoms are constipation, severe gas, and bloating. It all started about 2 years ago when I suffered from a lot of stress. Then the symptoms started. I went to a specialist and they gave me...
  6. General Discussion
    Hello, I'm 15 years old and I have IBS-D, more specifically psychologically induced ibs, aka I can control my bowels with my mind (cool right?) But anyway, it's been happening since the fifth grade, every morning when I wake up for school I automatically think about it, therefore causing it...
  7. 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...
  8. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi guys, just made an account on here and I'm so happy that so many people are helping each other out and going through the same problems as I am!! So I haven't had a solid bowel movement since 5 or 6 days ago. after 3 days I decided to take a laxative and all that came out was a whole bunch of...
  9. Your Story
    My name is Vicky, I've been living with IBS for 3 years and was diagnosed when I was 13. I've had a lot of intestinal issues prior to finding out about my IBS. When I was about 2 1/2, I had a tumor taken off my coxycc bone. It was a type of tumor that would normally grow outward - the doctor...
  10. Teens and Children's Issues
    SORRY FOR THE LONG STORY: So i've been having a lot of digestion issues since over the Summer and when I first start school i thought it was just because i was switching eating habits and such from the summer but it has been really bad. At the beginning of the year towards the end of August my...
  11. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi guys, I am fairly new to this forum, so this will be a bit long but please bear with me. I am sixteen years old and I was diagnosed with IBS three years ago. During these three years, I've been struggling with constipation and I've had it under control for a while with laxatives and other...
  12. General Discussion
    I'm 17, female. My doctor diagnosed me with IBS and I'm working with a dietitian to figure out my triggers. I stopped consuming dairy and at first my problems eased, and I get more pain if I eat dairy, but symptoms still appear almost daily including bloating, discomfort, gas, alternate loose...
  13. Young Adult's Issues
    I seem to have lost all my friends due to not going out over the last few months. I cant go to parties(drink makes it worse), cant do anything really without the fear of an attack! I feel like I cannot cope with ibs any longer, plus I am stressed over dealing with it during school this year. It...
  14. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hello Guys, My name is Daniel im 19 years old and I come from a small town in Ireland called Cork City. I have always had anxiety issues including GAD (due to childhood experiences) and now Health Anxiety. Here is how it started. About 5-6 weeks ago on a Tuesday night i was sitting at home...
  15. Teens and Children's Issues
    Well basically I have IBS, I think it's not that severe. Mine alternates between diaherrea and constipation and well bascially I'm just wondering if I'm not the only one who feels like IBS is affecting my exams. So in two weeks I have my mock exams, which is just practice exams before the real...
  16. Your Story
    My name is Samantha and I am 19 years old. I'm just gonna jump right in to my story about struggling with IBS. One morning last May during my senior year of high school I woke up with cramps and diarrhea. All of a sudden. Prior to this I had had no digestive illnesses at all. After a few weeks...
  17. Young Adult's Issues
    Hi everyone. I've been to many, many doctors over my short 19 years. All of them agreed that IBS and anxiety or depression (or both in my case), seem to go hand-in-hand. It makes since seeing all of the studies about serotonin levels affecting your gut. My "levels" have always been erratic -...
  18. Welcome!
    Hi, I'm a 19-year-old sufferer of IBS-A. I've had IBS my entire (memorable) life. I alternate wildly between diarrhea and constipation. I also have extreme nausea, migraines, anxiety, and vertigo. Here recently I have immense blood in stools and vomit, and did an endoscopy and colonoscopy. The...
  19. Teens and Children's Issues
    Hi, well basically i've been diagnosed with ibs by my doctor although i already kinda knew i had it. Its been going on since late last year, i manage though. My symptons include a change in bowel movements so i can have diahheara then consitaption then it can be normal. I get gas and my stomach...
  20. Teens and Children's Issues
    Hi I'm 17 and I have been living with ibs for as long as I can remember but progressively the attacks are getting worse and more concentrated...probably due to stress of A levels. I have awful pains and I have constant diarrhoea, I can be going to the loo up to 5 or 6 times a day spending house...
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