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I have IBS-C, and trying to find some relief
I do have IBS I see a gastroenterologist and he has put me on fiber twice a day plus some medication. (That you need to talk to your doctor about). So far my sytoms have gotten better.
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Glad to hear you are under care of gastroenterologist who will run necessary tests to rule out very deadly conditions. Call them tomorrow about cortisone suppositories and ask if they can band large internal hemorrhoids to cure the problem.
I would like to know if anyone experiences IBS like I do. I either go or don’t go to the bathroom. When I do, it usually feels incomplete. Once I start walking around, I often feel the urge to go again. It feels like there’s a huge ball pressing down in my rectal area, like pressure, like my rectum is “open”. My doctor has me on daily Benefiber to soften stools. I often take Tylenol for pain relief in hopes of shrinking my tissues. Does anyone have any ideas on how to rid myself of this?
I dont know why he seems reluctant to prescribe anything. He tells me sometimes meds cause other problems. He seems to feel benefiber and avoiding certain foods will help.
I had same problem. They really push fiber supplements which never helped me. I do try to avoid wheat products and dairy. It helps.. But IBS is malfunction of nerves in colon causing pain, nausea, general feeling of illness. Doctors don’t really know root cause. I do take ginger, and. Coconut oil (organic) as well as gas pills. Helps me a lot. Also I have rectocel from childbirth. This forms week area that catches stool and makes it difficult . I think the gas pills and coconut oil is making stool soft and passes easier. Get fiber from Cascadian Nut and fruit grain cereal daily. Lots of good natural fiber.
Really appreciate you saying that about childbirth. Apparently, my pelvic floor is lower, covering the bowel area, adding to all this. I assume that is what you mean.
Very common for tear or weak area in tissue between vagina and rectum. It creates a pouch area and stool can’t pass normally. Try pressing around area and see if that helps stool to come out ,more easily. Did not learn this from Dr. But other women
Thanks for the tip. I have noticed if I push around a certain way, it does seem to help.
Thank I appreciate your thoughtful indepth comment. I did know myself until I moved to MD and saw a doctor about my uncrontrolled movements every morning. He put me on amediaphen and other fiber Metamucil. It seems to be controlling this problem. And most importantly she is listening. .
I have not heard anything from my doctor about a pelvic floor he just calls it IBS
Yes I have growths in bile ducts aka PBS my stools were very stiff and felt bloated, fiber actually iritates intestines ask your doctor to see if your magnesium deficent! I have pills and oil subdermal I take it like 2 times a week also calms anxiety helps in absorption of calcium and soften stools I feel much better I got it on Amazon . Take at night has a drowsy effect also helps skin and heart ,connective tissue ligaments cartilage , I got Doctors Best high absorption 100% chelated Magnesium take 2-200 mg at night before bed found some labs I was magnesium low ! The oil has a tingle to your skin goes away fast By Austra topical grade 100 percent pure good luck ,I know it is a horrible feeling feel better!D ps I prefer the pills
High fiber irritates intentinal lining and I think cortizones aka steriods should be reserved as a last solution ! I have been put on predisone so many times my immune system wont shut off also a steriod used when all else fails for anaphylaxis shock , I swear by magnesium look up foods rich in magnesium for constipation I take in pill form have doctor check your levels with a simple blood test! Spinach and other greens are magnesium rich I take in pill form ! Good luck D
Can not find this medication online amediaphen. Could it have another name?
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