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  • 5 hours ago
    Couldn't open the survey only the participant info
  • 10 hours ago
    Get a complete check up from GYN and GI to rule out anything that you might worry about. If they continue to find nothing, ask for Physical Therapy for Abdominal Pain, a new specialty. Take yoga and pilates and don't worry about making rude ...
  • 10 hours ago
    hi BAM is when the bile from the galbladder is not absorbed properly in the intestines so it causes diahria and an burning pain in stomach , but not always pain . im going to be graphic now, if you look at your stool you will notice a mucus ...
  • 11 hours ago
    Hi, interesting you say that.. My dr seems to believe I don't produce stomach acid? Is that the same? I'm not on any meds, just probiotics that are perscribed specific to me
  • 11 hours ago
    Thank you, haven't heard of this.. Will check out
  • 11 hours ago
    Embarrassed at seeing myself in photos looking so huge :s. I m not that large elsewhere, just this stomach that make me look square
  • 11 hours ago
    hi have you had a SEHCAT Scan done , i had same symptoms you mentioned until i was diagnosed with BAM [ bile acid malabsorption ] i was prescribed cholestyramine and that has help alot . also if your on medication some of the bulking agents can...
  • 11 hours ago
    hi. i have just been granted disability status after 20+ years of IBS-D , i have been housebound for nearly 10yrs due to IBS-D . i found that my GP did not fully understand my situation [ even though i have been attending him for 20+ yrs ] and ...
  • 13 hours ago
    Thanks I am begining to understand what I carnt eat and its not worth the pain so I am doing the modmap diet and stick to that if it works . Thanks
  • 13 hours ago
    Hi From your description it sounds like your ibs is constipation predominant. Have you tried lepicol. I have found this invaluable. The lepicol website is very helpful and informative and carries many testimonials as to its effectiveness
  • 15 hours ago
    Hi all, I hope people don't mind me posting. I discovered a company who produce incredible products based on Aloe Vera & have had a top doctor do years of research into it's benefits. IBS has been HELPED (please don't get me wrong, this is not a ...
  • 16 hours ago
    responded to IBS or not?
    Hi, sorry for the late reply. Yes, I do take medication for my IBS I take mebeverine and amitriptyline, I also take Solpadol for the pain too. I rarely get any relievement from the medication and it really ruins my day. I've been seeing a ...
  • 16 hours ago
    I was told that Irritable Bowel Syndrome is under the disabilities and equalitys act yet I can't find anything to support it, I am now being monitored at work, I thought they understood but they don't. I need more evidence
  • 16 hours ago
    You are welcome, if you are able to filter your water that would be great and If you can get trace mineral drops from a local health store and add that to your water - as although boiling and filtering does kill the bad stuff it does also get rid ...
  • 16 hours ago
    Hi I have just done the questionnaire, just wanted to say I am not in a relationship nor do I have children, so I clicked on mixed for those
  • 16 hours ago
    thank you I am drinking boiled water quite a lot today and have increased my water intake the past few weeks as well - I will look into the coconut oil
  • 16 hours ago
    I am 41 and the nurse was reluctant to do anything - other than send me for blood tests and to tell me to keep taking the peppermint capsules - I just went home and cried to be honest and today my IBS is even worse with terrible trapped wind and ...
  • 16 hours ago
    thank you for your advice, I have'nt had a singmoidoscopy or any other investigations other than an ultra sound last year, an MRI and CT scan for other issues I will try and relax
  • 16 hours ago
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