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  • 14 days ago

    What do I have. Seems like IBS but not sure

    I became lactose intolerant after going off Zoloft (about 12 years). But not sure if that is what it is. It doesn't come on shortly after I eat which is what most sites say but the next morning at my usual time to have a BM. I would have explosive bm's a few times and then good for the rest of the day. After a few days, I would be back to normal. But now it seems to last for weeks. Always at the usual time, so predictable and one main bm, then two or three more trips. So I am wondering if....
  • 30 days ago

    Unusual issue?

    I get headaches two or three times a month. Always during the night. I also get congested and can sometimes get sweaty. Relief comes when I have a bowel movement. Sometimes it takes two BM's and the headache disappears within 10 minutes. This has been going on for four years. I have been to numerous doctors and I have had all the tests: colonoscopy, etc. I am not on any medications except magnesium and vitamin C. I do have IBS. No other medical issues. One unusual issue that happened to me about....
  • 1 month ago

    IBS sudden foul body smell

    I have been lactose Intolerant but began having IBS occasional episodes a couple years ago but became intense 8 months ago. Have been on a diet of no grains, sugar, dairy or processed foods which keeps it under control most of the time. Doctor says my colonoscopy dIdn't show inflammation and believes it to be stress related. (that fits with my life the last 5 yrs. A couple weeks ago My husband ended up in the hospital a ways from our home for 3 days so I stayed with him in his room. I managed....
  • 1 month ago

    Diverticulitis and IBS fears

    I'm a 44 year old male who was diagnosed with a case of uncomplicated diverticulitis in late January of this year (2019). I emotionally struggled with this and continued to have pain and intestinal issues post treatment. My doctor and my GI specialist diagnosed me with IBS-C for these symptoms. Does anyone else live with these two issues and if so how do you deal with anxiety when your IBS is acting up that it could be diverticulitis instead?
  • 2 months ago

    Pain in my middle back

    I have been going through a back pain for almost a year and half I have done all the tests you can think of . I am also experiencing tingling in middle back and stiff neck abdominal bloating and frequent bowel movement and so much gas and pain in my hip . I was diagnosed with latent tuberculosis so I am taking medication like Priftin and isoniazid for almost a month without any improvement. I am also experiencing pain in knees and now I start to have lower back pain . I am very frustrated no one....
  • 3 months ago

    Medications

    My daughter has had bowel issues since the age of 6 mo. She is now 10 yrs old. She takes 10 mg of ducolax daily along with milk of magnesia. I believe she is lactose intolerant. She had to be on soy formula as a baby. Now shes getting to the point if she has a lot of dairy she will throw up. Is it ok to add lactaid to her other medicines? I dont want them to counteract with each other....
  • 3 months ago

    Myseriouse stomach issue,desperate for answers,and a cure,help!!!

    Hello to all,so I'm having a serious problem,if anyone can help me with.every other morning,and sometimes at night,I'll be awakened out of my sleep,to a nightmare,and when I finally wake up from,my heart is always elevated,beat profusely/rappid/racing,and I'll get out of bed,and try to calm down,and then one day it happened,and after I awakened to a rappid heart beat,I noticed I was severally bloated,I looked like I was nine months pregnant,so I've came to the conclusion,that the....
  • 3 months ago

    Upper Endoscopy Results

    Upper endoscopy (9am) Fasting since 10:30pm the night before. Esophagus: Food Esophogitis Hiatal hernia Stomach: Food (residue)/ bezoar Duodenum: Erythematous (hypersonic) They took biopsies. Should I be worried? I don’t know if I should call my doctor now or just wait for biopsies to come in. It has been a week now and I have been really sick. I've been nauseous all the time. I have a burning feeling from my stomach to my throat. I constantly feel over full and bloated. I try to make myself....
  • 3 months ago

    Nausea Help

    I'm suffering from severe nausea from something I ate. It is currently the middle of the night and I simply wish for relief and to sleep and feel better in the morning. My question is whether anyone has experience with taking more than 2 gravols in less than 4 hours. I wish to take a third pill and took the other 2 approx. 2-2.5 hours ago.
  • 4 months ago

    Searching for help

    Hi I'm hoping someone can help or have the same problem and can give me ideas off what can help me I've had this condition for 9 years and been to so many hospital and noone can find out what it is I've had many tests and all can back ok now the problem I have is I go toilet a hell off a lot about 9 years ago I was on a injection called humria for my skin and after 6 months I noticed a slight change in my bowel movements and was told to take a coupe off loperimide and u be alright then....