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Top 6 Search Results for "Pepto-Bismol"

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Proto Bismol

Proto Bismol

Proto Bismol advertises it kills much bacteria. Is this helpful for IBS?

A myIBSteam Member

Hi, i googled Pepto Bismol for IBS and it said it was effective for diarrhea but not for the pain . I have just taken it as I was desperate to see what calming effects it has. If it works , I will… read more

I Have Constipation

I Have Constipation

GI doctor said I have bloat ing due to bacteria in gut caused by not elimating poop. Has any doctor said that to anyone?

A myIBSteam Member

You can take a pill forgot name of it that pushes your food through to intestines

Proto Bismol

Proto Bismol

Proto Bismol advertises it kills much bacteria. Is this helpful for IBS?

A myIBSteam Member

I don't know for sure but I wouldn't count on it . I wouldn't take it to kill bacteria. I'd just take it if I had the symptoms of diarrhea ,gas ,heartburn etc.if I needed it or wanted to take it.

Doesn’t Anyone Else With INS Deal With Mucus Coming From The Rectum? I Don’t Know What To Do. Seems Neither Does The Doctor. Help

Doesn’t Anyone Else With INS Deal With Mucus Coming From The Rectum? I Don’t Know What To Do. Seems Neither Does The Doctor. Help

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!

A myIBSteam Member

I use Imodium for multiple symptoms. I've gotten to where I take it before a meal because if I eat and then get gas, I'm done for. Once I get gas I know diarrhea is next. Just in the past week I… read more

Who Has Used Prebiotics And Is It Effective In Helping Ibs ? Does It Help To Take Probiotics Too ?

Who Has Used Prebiotics And Is It Effective In Helping Ibs ? Does It Help To Take Probiotics Too ?

I have been reading that prebiotics help probiotics in controlling ibs symptoms. Some of these supplements can be costly and I am hoping to get information from other members if they use both prebiotics & probiotics. Are prebiotics really effective ? Do you find probiotics effective? Any side effects from them ? What supplements work best for you if you take these ? So many to chose from !

A myIBSteam Member

I use Biomel and it really makes me feel better in the morning,most of the time. You can buy it on amazon but it takes a few weeks to arrive.