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Should I Get A Endoscopy/colonoscopy?

Should I Get A Endoscopy/colonoscopy?

Hello, I have been diagnosed with IBS-C and acid reflux. I have had an abdominal myo 7/14/20 to remove fibroids and I was in the hospital for one night. The day before I had to do a liquid diet starting at noon and I had to drink 2 Magnesium Citrates. All went well with my surgery. Since then I've been dealing with heartburn and acid reflux. I doubt that it's surgery related. Anyway I didn't poop until a few days after surgery(Surgery was on a Tuesday and I pooped that Saturday) I swear it… read more

A myIBSteam Member said:

I have an endoscopy/colonoscopy scheduled for June 21st

posted about 2 months ago

Does Anyone Have IBS And Crohn's Disease?

Does Anyone Have IBS And Crohn's Disease?

I need HELP if someone can
I suffer from both IBS and Crohn's Disease and I was just wondering if your back and all down your legs ache like crazy, causing you so much discomfort, you can't eat, drink, sleep, or relax
I'm in constant pain 24/7 both with my stomach, legs and back, I'm literally not sleeping at all, and cry myself to sleep almost every night.
No one should have to deal with so much pain all day everyday and night!!!!
Does anyone have any experience with this, or can help me… read more

A myIBSteam Member said:

No problem
Gaynor
I check almost every day to see how people are & what they have to say. It helps to know people understand how it feels. I don't think(doctors) know cause they don't have the pain… read more

posted about 2 months ago

Monash App

Monash App

I am considering getting the Monash app but am wondering which one? There seems to be a few and can I use it on a laptop as well as my phone???? What do you use??? Thanks

A myIBSteam Member said:

Do they have any apps for the Iphone?

posted about 2 months ago

Hi

Hi

Does anyone experience pain below belly button and middle of groin area?

A myIBSteam Member said:

Yes and when I mentioned it to my doctor he just said it’s ibs.

posted 6 days ago

Can Cramping Be Real Bad

Can Cramping Be Real Bad

I have had colonoscopy every year all clear but l have not had it this bad cramping and feel yuck! taking bentyl I wonder how long it takes to work I have not had a flareup like this for over a year I ate alot of tomatoes sauces pizza and pickles I guess I overdid any ideas on what to eat?

A myIBSteam Member said:

Bentyl, 40mg a day helps with pain but not diarrhea

posted 29 days ago

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 said:

I had pain in my stomach when I was hungry and pain when I ate. My doctor ordered a blood test for H Pylori. Took antibiotics, pepto bismol to coat your stomach because of high dosage of… read more

posted 29 days ago

Anyone With Nauseas??Hellppp

Anyone With Nauseas??Hellppp

Hi! I'm 19 years old and I was diagnosed with IBS a few weaks ago. Almost everday I have nauseas and abdominal pain and I get so bloated. My medication isn´t working and I'm just so worried because due to all of this I´ve been feeling really ansious about it in the past days. Any tips? Anyone with nauseas too?

A myIBSteam Member said:

Doctor prescribed Zofran and it really works for naseous. Small pill dissolved under tongue.

posted about 1 month ago

Very Very Gassy

Very Very Gassy

Hi all. I'm almost certain I have IBS. Mygut never feels amazing. It's always rumbling or I'm gassy or bloated or I have cramps or I have loose bowel movements or I struggle to have a bowel movement.so yea I guess all symptoms of IBS..today I'm looking for suggestions. I am really gassy(have a lot of flatulence). Have any of you had any success with natural remedies for gas that has actually worked, or any tips for reducing flatulence.? I'm so desperate for advice. This is the symptom that is… read more

A myIBSteam Member said:

hi very very gassy
I was the complete opposite, I couldn't pass gas and my stomach felt like it was about to explode. Nothing I took would help release the gas. I am now relieved that I can release… read more

posted 2 months ago

Are There Any New Medications For IBS Attacks, Or How To Prevent Inflamation.

Are There Any New Medications For IBS Attacks, Or How To Prevent Inflamation.

HI, are there any new medications or herbal suplements for IBS attacks?

A myIBSteam Member said:

I'm on alternative meds for 2 years and they have yet to work.

posted about 2 months ago
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