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Since April 2019 I have had a weird pressure like pain under my left rib cage. Through various tests the only thing my GI doctor can tell is I have IBS. He put me on dicyclomine for about a month now. It has relieved some of my symptoms such as lower abdominal cramps and the feeling of having to use the restroom but didn't have to. But I feel like this medicine has given me new symptoms such a abdominal pains but higher now. Also, I can just hear my food digesting it's so loud. Has anyone else had… read more

A myIBSteam Member said:

I took dicyclomine it didnt work so after a few months i stop it ive learned if it aint working then dont take..let the dr know maybe they can run more test i have ibs/sibo i have not stopped all meds and im doing low fodmap and today makes two weeks and im starting to see it does work i still get some sounds from my tummy but its like 80% gone i dont have bloating when i had it everyday i wouldnt even eat now i eat 3meals a day only Problem i have is some constipation but i see that getting better too.. probiotics made me so sick... we have to try and heal the tummy with natural stuff..

posted 4 months ago
A myIBSteam Member said:

Thank You for the advice. I know I definitely need to change my diet. I think that would help tremendously. I have been going to the chiropractor where they can do this desensitizing thing to you to try and make your sensitivity to food go away. I will see if that helps? I figure it's worth a try. I am going to try and stay on the dicyclomine for a little longer but I think it is giving me new symptoms I don't want to deal with.

posted 4 months ago
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