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Chronic Digestive Disorders

Digestive Health | Last Active: Nov 9, 2023 | Replies (129)

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I seem to do pretty well when I take Colestipol and avoid ANY alcohol. I seem to find that I can eat most things without a problem now. (I find I can tolerate Heineken 0.0, which actually has only 0.5% alcohol, and tastes pretty good on a hot summer day.) I've had genetic testing that tells me I'm fine with dairy, so cheese is okay. Since I had cancer, I try to eat mostly organic foods. I'm so sorry you're having to suffer so much. I had a colonoscopy at the beginning of the 8 years, and it didn't show up. I'm pretty sure that the doctor did not check a sample under a microscope. All those years later, I couldn't eat even rice crackers without losing weight and was wasting away. Even though it's a chronic condition, I was thrilled to actually have a diagnosis. Before, I often felt like the ocean was surging inside my gut, and it was loud and painful. I wish you well in Jacksonville, and do ask about microscopic colitis. They're supposed to be the best!

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Thank you so much . I’m getting depressed because no Gastro Dr. can help me . I’m praying 🙏 that I get into Mayo Clinic Jacksonville sooner than later . I’ll def ask about what you mentioned . I’ve had so many tests over the years , I eat so healthy but I suffer anyway with any food ( it’s terrible on empty stomach too) . No allergies to food showed up in tests . I’m not losing weight at all through all these years . I should be 25 lbs lighter because I eat healthy and avoid all triggers . It’s relentless. Thanks again .

I have some type of stomach condition, too. I don't know what is wrong. I am just wasting away, too.