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I feel like I am completely full and nothing is moving...The good news is that the pain is minimal and tolerable. I haven't had to use Morphine, in a very long time. I feel like my life is literally stuck and I am not sure what to do any more. I have severe IBS-A (both). I used to have hope and now I am not sure of anything, anymore. I have seen a GI specialist who put me on cholestrymine,the drug worked toooooo well. It plugged me up and now I can't seem to get my insides moving. My stomach and intestines don't seem to work anymore. I have been trying to regulate my insides for the last 3 weeks and nothing seems to be working. I take Bentylol and peppermint capsules for the mild pain that I suffer from. On a daily bases I drink plenty of water, my beverage of choice, and I take Tuzen (probiotic specific for IBS) Fiber tablets, and digestive enzymes...I have also been taking Senna tablets, Ex-Lax, and MOM...nothing seems to be working. It seems like I have gone back to square 1, when my IBS started over 3 years ago. I am able to leave the house and have minimal pain. I am still afraid to eat anything if I know that I have to go out, because I DID suffer from extreme diarrhea, a few times too many. The question that I have, WHY AREN'T MY INSIDES WORKING??? I understand when I am taking the morphine, because it slows everything down, but I haven't used it in well over 2 weeks. Any suggestions?
 

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I feel like I am completely full and nothing is moving...The good news is that the pain is minimal and tolerable. I haven't had to use Morphine, in a very long time. I feel like my life is literally stuck and I am not sure what to do any more. I have severe IBS-A (both). I used to have hope and now I am not sure of anything, anymore. I have seen a GI specialist who put me on cholestrymine,the drug worked toooooo well. It plugged me up and now I can't seem to get my insides moving. My stomach and intestines don't seem to work anymore. I have been trying to regulate my insides for the last 3 weeks and nothing seems to be working. I take Bentylol and peppermint capsules for the mild pain that I suffer from. On a daily bases I drink plenty of water, my beverage of choice, and I take Tuzen (probiotic specific for IBS) Fiber tablets, and digestive enzymes...I have also been taking Senna tablets, Ex-Lax, and MOM...nothing seems to be working. It seems like I have gone back to square 1, when my IBS started over 3 years ago. I am able to leave the house and have minimal pain. I am still afraid to eat anything if I know that I have to go out, because I DID suffer from extreme diarrhea, a few times too many. The question that I have, WHY AREN'T MY INSIDES WORKING??? I understand when I am taking the morphine, because it slows everything down, but I haven't used it in well over 2 weeks. Any suggestions?
Dulcolax may help you.You will have some times to pass in the bathroom and about the same time feeling ligth.You dont wanna use it on a regular basis tho.
 

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Hi there .When I took morphine ny bowels did not move for 2 weeks. and nothing helped . I suggest a very deep enema. You can do it yourself with a long rubber bag . . Any drug stire sells it. Add gradually 2 gallons and you'll be fine for a long time.
 

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Thank you so much for responding to my post. Doc, you are absolutely correct when you say that I had antibiotics...A little over 3 years ago, I had gall-bladder surgeries (yes plural) during my 2nd procedure to remove gallstones from my bile duct, my liver had an abcess and was completely infected. I was hospitalized and given IV antibiotics to clear up my liver. I was also given additional antibiotics when I was released.........since then my life has NEVER been the same. I am also type 2 diabetic (Metformin 500mg x 3daily) and I also suffer depression (Cymbalta 60 mg once daily). A FEW questions for DOC, you are suggesting that I take the Cholestyramine with a probiotic. Would activia yogart work??? And what is boulardii- where would I find that?
 

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Doc,I suffer from IBS-c I am taking LP299V probiotics and have terrible constipation too! reading the previous posts....one what else can I take to help the process along and two does anyone get symptoms like: your body feels thick and swollen, headaches, I feel like my glands and veins are thick and heavy and then the headache starts....also shooting pains in arms and chest and I feel that this is all due to the constipation, the digestive system is so slow that the body becomes toxic...HELP.
 
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