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Does Anyone Know Where I Can Buy Low Fodmap Food? My Doctor Just Told Me To Start The Diet.
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Who Else Hates “patrons Only” Signs?
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I’d like to see public establishments post a sticker on their door indicating that people with IBS - or any other elimination disorder, bladder or bowel - are welcome to use their restroom. I hate to see the “patrons only”’sign when I have an emergent need.

A myIBSteam Member

I agree!!

posted May 16
Has Anyone Used The Painkiller Vicadon To Relieve The Pain?
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Neither has helped me and I am out of answers. Have used 2 tabs of vicadon since last Thursday May 2nd. Half lasts me 40 hours. No pain anywhere in a week. Getting some sleep and eating a little… read more

posted May 8
Does Salad Cause Pain
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A myIBSteam Member

I've discovered that it's the salad dressings that cause my IBS-D to flare up. I use a plant based ranch dressing since I'm lactose Intolerant, and I make my own version of Dorothy Lynch dressing.

posted May 8
Does Ibs Cause Sharp Pain Under Left Breast
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Does Anyone Else Have The Feeling Of Having Continuous Trapped Gas Mostly In Upper Abdomen That Never Goes Away?
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I haven't found anything that helps at all, awful feeling of pressure too.

A myIBSteam Member

I also take Bentyl. It does help with stomach spasms.

posted May 11
Just Curious, Has Anyone Been Tested For Food Allergies And Food Intolerances?
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Since i was tested and found out that i have many food allergies, i have excluded the foods I’m allergic to and now i feel so much better.

A myIBSteam Member

My ENT tested me. He knew right away with all my symptoms that it was food allergies.

posted April 25
Dealing With Celiac, Ibs, And Now SIBO. Any Suggestions ? Losing Weight As A Result Need To Build Up Calories. Thanks
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A myIBSteam Member

Have you tried any of the plant-based protein shakes OWYN. There are others besides this one. I had to try some first.

posted May 15
I Experience Diarrhea On And Off For Years. I Would Rather Not Take Imodium Every Time I Have This Problem. How Do You Deal With This?
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My friend who is a nutritionist suggested Activated Charcoal and eliminate carbs and sugar for awhile. Her daughter has ulcerative colitis and goes to an alternative dr.
What are any other suggestions.

A myIBSteam Member

Sounds interesting!

posted March 30
Ok So I Have My First Ever Colonoscopy The 26 Can Someone With A Colostomy Please Tell Me More About It And How It's Done
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I have a colostomy

A myIBSteam Member

Difficult to say. I've received a sleeping medication while I got mine. No big deal this way ;-)

posted April 16
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