First thing in the morning if I don't take immodium at night I can go to the loo up to 7 times in the first hour. My doctor reckons this part of the IBS but when your staying at someone's house with only one bathroom it gets a bit embarrassing also we travel a lot and that is the same when your back and for the washroom. Has anyone else experienced this and can they tell me how to… read more
I had my appointment this morning with a dietician for the FODMAP diet. He told me I am not allowed to drink squash because of the sweetners in it. The one I use has the following ingredients:
Water, Fruit Juice from Concentrate (10%) (Apple 9%, Blackcurrant 1%), Acid (Citric Acid), Acidity Regulator (Sodium Citrate), Flavourings, Colour (Anthocyanins), Preservatives (Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Metabisulphite (Sulphites)), Sweeteners (Aspartame, Sodium Saccharin)
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Since wednesday lat week (its now monday) i have had constant bad cramps along the bottom of my abdomen on both sides. On wed-friday i have been constantly going toilet when i eat a bite of food or even drink a small amout of water .....i have been takin immodium once daily as usual and coalafac coalafac for cramps but fri i got buscopan and took 2 immodium .... eases my crapms for about an hour but they still happening constantly .. the constant… read more
once you have had a flare do you eat that day or following day and what do you eat ?
I have no diet as I dunno if anything upsets my stomach I can eat the same things and then some days have a flare cant seem to find a pattern :( but never know what to eat after one usually I go with out food for rest day or following day because to scared to eat :(
Does anyone else get flare ups from time to time that will last all day or even two days? I'm having a flare up and it started this morning and comes and goes especially after I eat. I've been watching what I eat for a while now. I've cut out all spicy foods, acidy foods too. I've cut back on the red meat and greasy foods. I wasn't nasuous till now. And I will get like hot flashes too. Has this happened to anyone. I'm on hyscomine for the IBS. Probably not spelled correctly.
If you eat something that ur bowel don't agree with how quickly do u all get a flare ? And can anyone eat steak I had steak last night and within a hour I was glued to toilet but it takes the body 6hrs to digest food into bowel ? And been okay eating steak before now and then I'm not sure what foods set me off sometimes I can eat something for weeks then suddenly have a flare and does your periods effect your bowel I'm pretty sure before I come on o have a flare because I get really ill before I have mine… read more
2 years ago I had tests originally for IBD and when all of those tests were negative, the conclusion was IBS. I have struggled recently with accepting this as a diagnosis because I feel amazing most of the time but when I have a flare it can knock me off my feet and I struggle then mentally with worrying about whether or not I am feeling better. I do not take regular medication for my IBS-d, as my doctor has said if it's bad use Imodium and for the bloating peppermint tablets. Has anyone else had quite… read more