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IBS pain is it like labour contractions?

Does any lady, who is a mummy(sorry for excluding other possibilities) ,ever feel bad with IBS.?

Do you like pain to contractions during childbirth?Even as a Nanna I still vividly remember the heart stopping hurt to produce children!

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Yes the pain can be awful however you must get this checked out soon don't just assume its IBS xx

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lou1065

As I am a certain age I get screened for bowel cancer annually and this is negative.I need to see my own GP not locum on this.She is away alot in the summer!

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Sorry I haven't got IBS.

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Yes !!!! It hurts just like that! If you can drink maybe some coffee. That sometimes helps me. Though for some reason fruit aha just goes right through me.

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Hello

Yes. I always describe the pain of IBS as almost identical to being in labour.

I had a 90 minute labour with my daughter and those contractions were incredibly painful.

This is obviously just my opinion xx

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Hi Skit,

Yes it can do. I've had pain like that where I thought it was a gynae problem. It was very painful. I had been eating baked beans earlier that night. So no more beans for me!

It was like labour pains.

I went to Dr and was prescribed mebeverine which I find helps a lot but I still have to be careful with some food.

Hope that helps x

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Hi, yes I have IBS and just this morning was crippled with cramps just like contractions. When this happens I have to stip off in the bathroom because the sweat beats off me until the cramps go away. Buscopan helps with the cramping x

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Mine is exactly like that mattoid but usually just happens every couple of months, when it does happen I would rather give birth than have that pain x

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I am so genuinely sorry to read this and I would definitely discuss this with your GP. I want to sincerely wish you all the best of luck.

All my hopes and dreams for you

Ken

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Hi Skit

My defernition of IS....... I used to think that I suffered chronic period pains for years, they were that bad they were debilitating. Until 2002, I had a Hysterectomy ( I was/am prone to cysts, had 8 major ops, because of them). The raw pains are still there,so now I know I have been suffering with my bowels not my womb. Sorry to the guys on here. Lol did we had it to

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Hi , I had to get the doctor out as the pain was unbearable , my bowel had gone into spasm , he gave me antispasmodic meds , I have changed my whole diet , now eat gluten free and havent eaten meat for 2 monhs , I eat little and often , changing my diet has helped my ibs , fibro and M.E is still debilitating ,

hugs angie x

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