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
Doesn’t anyone else with IBS deal with mucus coming from the rectum? I don’t know what to do. Seems my doctor doesn’t either. Help!
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
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
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?
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???
I truly believe the natural way is the best way.
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.