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Impacted Bowel

Impacted Bowel

I suffer from IBS and unfortunately so does my 26 year old daughter and my 5 year old grandson.We find that food is the biggest trigger.. I was wondering if anyone has had an impacted bowel caused by the foods you have ate? I have had it twice, both times had to be in hospital for hours filled with laxitives, and finally had to have an impaction done which was the worst thing in the world I have gone through and I have gone through a lot. I take Clear lax every day in my tea and when I need it… read more

posted October 6, 2017 (edited)
A myIBSteam Member

I have also eliminated broccoli for my diet and that seems to help me. I have cerebral palsy and I’ve had ibs since and ibs is really common for people that have cerebral palsy

posted December 24, 2017
A myIBSteam Member

I have stoped eating glutin which is in all bread and noodles. Add lots of vegies rice ect. Seems to help me.

posted November 17, 2017
A myIBSteam Member

I was diagnosed and treated for colon cancer 18 years ago. A few years ago I was lets just say backed up all the way. I looked nine months pregnant. Felt it too. Went to my gasterologist and found I had severe IBS cAnd d. Changed my diet take probiotics. When I cheat I know it. Its hard to be good to your body.

posted May 4, 2018
A myIBSteam Member

Just went through an impacted bowel in March, 2022. I have IBS-D normally. I ate a bunch of red licorice over the course of a few days. I didn't know how dangerous impacted colons could be. I'll never eat red licorice again!

posted June 22, 2022
A myIBSteam Member

Cheese and rice did it to me

posted July 3, 2021

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