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Is Left Upper Thigh Spasms A Symptom Of Ibs? Had Bright Yellow Liquid Poop Day Before With Stomach Pain.

Is Left Upper Thigh Spasms A Symptom Of Ibs? Had Bright Yellow Liquid Poop Day Before With Stomach Pain.

A myIBSteam Member said:

Hello Dearest Friends, hope everyone is good for the July 4th holiday. I am staying home just like always. My IBS has been good for the most part. My… read more

posted about 8 hours ago

Fiber Supplements For IBS D Making Things Worse!

Fiber Supplements For IBS D Making Things Worse!

Hi, I am new here. I have had what I believe is IBS-D for many years. About 15 years ago I saw a GI doc, had a colonscopy, and was told to just take a fiber supplement. The fiber supplement made me much worse. Last year I was tested for Celiac and the test was negative. I have also tried a gluten free diet without success. Also had a test for my pancreas and that is normal as well.
I am seeing a different GI doctor now and am scheduled for Colonscopy soon. He… read more

Do Anyone Experience Shaking ?

Do Anyone Experience Shaking ?

Hi ..so i started shaking at work and it didn't calm down ...can this be due to ibs ? When I'm nervous i shake ..when I'm exited i shake ...why ?

Hemmeroids And Fissures With Flare

Hemmeroids And Fissures With Flare

I’ve had both IBS and hemmeroids since I was a teenager. I recently was diagnosed with hEDS (Hypermobile Ehler Danlos Syndrome) which my rheumatologist said could cause my hemmeroids and fissures. I’ve had bleeding on and off for years, but it’s become more frequent and intense lately. Does anyone else get hemmeroids or fissures with an IBS flare? I’m still not convinced the IBS is causing all these problems, the bleeding and pain. Does anyone else have any experience with… read more

A myIBSteam Member said:

I have had hemorrhoids for years. I think they were caused from straining to have a BM with IBS-C. I have pain and some bleeding when they are really… read more

posted 29 days ago

Today A Hamburger Gave Me Diarrhea. Also Cocerned With Stress And High Blood Pressure. HELP Please

Today A Hamburger Gave Me Diarrhea. Also Cocerned With Stress And High Blood Pressure. HELP Please

My dr. Wants me. To get a blood pressure monitor and take it at home to see if my meds is working. I'm afraid my stress of doing that will cause it to go up. I have an anxiety disorder and depression

A myIBSteam Member said:

Thanks for the hug

posted about 1 month ago

Does Anyone Have Trouble Sleeping?

Does Anyone Have Trouble Sleeping?

Does anyone get waken up out their sleep due to abdominal pain and have to have a BM and can’t go back to sleep? This is Everyday and I hate it. Any help or suggestions?

A myIBSteam Member said:

yes, also spasmodic pain in upper thigh...is that normal?

posted 7 days ago

Has Anyone Dealt With IBS And Breastfeeding? How Did Y’all Manage?

Has Anyone Dealt With IBS And Breastfeeding? How Did Y’all Manage?

I have IBS-D and was on medication but I had to stop due to pregnancy and now breastfeeding. My biggest issues are gas and the spasms that send me running for the bathroom. Any suggestions for things to help that are bf friendly???

A myIBSteam Member said:

Could you consult with a nutritionist for dietary advice to help ? More natural approach then medications if you are breastfeeding

posted about 2 months ago

Any Recommendations For A Homeopathic Approach To IBS-D?

Any Recommendations For A Homeopathic Approach To IBS-D?

I truly believe the natural way is the best way.

A myIBSteam Member said:

Thank you Leen for taking the time to answer my question! Very helpful!

posted 17 days ago

I Have Had Severe IBS-D Symptoms For A Year Now, Every Single Day. I Am 66. Why Aren’t My Drs More Concerned? Is This ‘normal’?

I Have Had Severe IBS-D Symptoms For A Year Now, Every Single Day. I Am 66. Why Aren’t My Drs More Concerned? Is This ‘normal’?

I currently have a new Gastro Dr. and waiting for an insurance appeal for Viberzi. I’ve had my gall bladder removed. Between procedures, blood tests, and waiting; I’ve not gotten anywhere In a year. I’m scared.

A myIBSteam Member said:

Ty Sue! I will :)

posted about 2 months ago
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