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Bloating Constipation Ibs
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Is new moderately severe constipation, with narrowed daily bm, and right and left side abdo pain with bloating , indicating IBS or gallbladder probs?
I am wondering if I am an IBS sufferer as I suffer from consistent bouts of constipation, bloating, and just overall intestinal discomfort more often then I feel comfortable. I exercise 4-5 times a week, drink 70-90 oz of water a day, eat salads daily, tr
Can't seem to find my IBS trigger. Drinking more water, changed diet, no new meds. Gas. Bloating. PAIN. Diaharria. Constipation. Help??
I don't have ibs, yet before/during my period it seems that I do? (I have a bit of constipation and diarrhea with a little mucus and bloating)
Get evaluated.: You could have IBS, but you could have other causes of your symptoms such as inflammatory Bowel Disease, celiac disease, or Crohn's disease. You should get in to your physician or gastroenterologist and have a complete evaluation. Keep a diary of your symptoms and a food log as well - this may help in your evaluation. ...Read more
I have IBS+regular constipation.I take restoralax daily and have started to have severe bloating after every meal.Large moveable lump in mid abdomen?
IBS: you may need some additional medicines to help this problem, you can perform a virtual consult for more help. ...Read more
IBS? I've been some mild diarrhea and then some constipation, bloating etc i also a very severe case of GAD anxiety and hypochondria I'm on Zoloft (sertraline) 150
On and off bloating, gas, constipation, diarreha, sharp but not painful stomach pains for about a month. Comes and goes within weeks. Ibs?
IBS or more ?: Abdominal distress as described, particularly if recurrent or persistent, is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside your abdomen. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes ibs-like symptoms. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss a problem that is. Tell your doctor location, intensity, duration, timing, triggers... ...Read more
Lost 40 lbs in 3 months. Deep back pain on lower right side. pain in lower right abdomen. Bloating and constipation. Green stool. Is this IBS?
GI Issues: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion - that means that all other explanatory conditions must be ruled out first. I am concerned with the 40 pound weight loss (unless you are on a diet) and the back pain (IBS sufferers usually have abdominal pain). And the green stool is unusual for IBS. I would suggest a visit to a gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gerd and ibs. Take Zantac and gaviscon liquid. Can I take metamucil caps for abd cramps, bloating and occasional constipation? Natural alternatives?
Can a person ve IBS without Ever having constipation, or bloating?i had lower abdomen pain,dihorrea[once p/day loose, bad smelling stools for 6 weeks]
IBS-C with bloating, indigestion, distention. Taking Bentyl (dicyclomine) 20mg x4 a day. Will this help with constipation & distention of stomach?
Hopefully: Bentley is a wonderful medication works well and well tolerated yes worth giving it a try ...Read more
Stomach problems for 3 yrs now. gas, diahrea, constipation, bloating, and anxiety. diagnosed with IBS/strep b and now taking probiotic. sleepy a lot?
GI symptoms: Please continue to see your doctor. Ask him/her about getting food sensitivity lab test. Great Plains Laboratory in KS has a good one. You may be ingesting a food that doesn't agree. This is sometimes something we crave. Wheat and diary tend to be at the top of the list. A nutritionist can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have nausea, bloating, constipation with back/flank pain. History of kidney stones and left kidney atrophy. Is this IBS or kidney related ?
Kidney stone : Your symptoms most likely is GI related though some of it can be from kidney stones. You can get test done for evaluation and see your doctor. ...Read more
Am i experiencing ibs? Loud sounds in tummy after eating, gassy, cramps, constipation/softer stools, bloating with gas and also indigestion?
IBS: Is best treated by hi fiber and fluids, consistent meal times and quantities of food. Drink 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily, more if you exercis. Eating hi fiber with inadequate fluids will give all of your symptoms. It will take 2-4 weeks to see improvement. Good luck. ...Read more
I have been constipated on and off for several months now i think it could be IBS because i will have diarrhea gas and bloating as well a few days ago though i became so constipated that it hurts so badly right now I have used stool softeners many times b
Exam by you doc: There are several reasons for constipation. They range from habitual constipation, thyroid disorders, ibs, ibd, partial GI obstruction to many other systemic illnesses. Bloating and diarrhea can be part of the constipation. Given that it has been lasting a few months, it would be imperative that you have checked it out with either your general physician or a gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't know what's going on. Having symptoms of IBS, bloating, discomfort, gas, nausea, constipated, diarrhea sometimes, and now my tail bone hurts?
IBS: 20's female w. migraines & dyspepsia suffers abdominal discomfort, "nauseousness" & alternating diarrhea & constipation. These symptoms are often seen in women w. Hypermobility Syndrome. Gastroenterologist consult is needed for confirmation. If there is widespread myalgias, depression, sleeplessness, daytime fatigue & clouded mental process, a Rheumatologist might be consult re Fibromyalg ...Read more
Constipation (Child) (Definition)
A condition in which it is difficult to pass stools because the stools are too firm or too dry. ...Read more