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Well last weekend was Easter yes I splurged had potica , ham, baked beans not much this week I am living in hell . Anything I eat is bothering my stomach . Had a funeral went out to eat after didnt eat all day had hamburger fries and cookie with strawberries first time at restaurant . Was sick with diareah and stomach right after . So this whole week has been so painful for me I’m getting nauseated I’m eating saltine crackers that even bothers my stomach , mash potatoes I’m dairy free I’m… read more
Heating pad often helps me. I have always considered the belly pain I have after a bout is actually bruising from the cramping and dry heaves. I too cannot even drink water or take my meds due to the… read more
Hello all I am having a colonoscopy/endoscopy June 21st. I have to do the liquid diet the day before. And at 4pm the day before the first bottle of Clenpiq and the second bottle next morning 6 hours prior to procedure. I also need to do a covid test a week prior. I am also planning on flying two days after colonoscopy. Any tips highly suggested! Thanks !
My doctor says antibiotics work if you have an ulcer, which is caused by bacteria. They don't help with IBS and as per above, harm the good bacteria in your gut. I find eating non-fat yogurt very… read more
Suspecting a possible ulcer, the doctor prescribed a PPI for 6 weeks. While taking it my IBS symptoms subsided. After I went off this drug, they returned. To test it, I started taking it again and once again relief of symptoms.
Has anyone had a GI doctor recommend this for IBS?
As someone mentioned, the prep that you need to do the day before a colonoscopy is by far the worst part of things. The actual colonoscopy is no big deal. As part of the prep, I was told to take… read more