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Do I Have Irritable Bowel Sydrome Or Early Colitis If Bloated And Gassy
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Can IBD symptoms come and go every 2 weeks? Not sure if I have IBS or IBD. Soft/smelly stool, GI gurgling after eating, gas No blood or abdominal pain
IBD: Yes, symptoms of IBD may wax and wane. Have a gastroenterologist evaluate you to have a peace of mind. ...Read more
I take linzess and lactulose for irriatble bowel syndrome. Why do I get excess gas after I have had several bowel movements?
If I had IBS or IBD, would I have diarrhea all day/everyday? Sometime have loose stools 1-2 a day. Occasional bloating/stomach ache/gas. Lactose?
Diarrhea: If you have either of those, your stools would not necessarily have to be liquid all the time. If this has been going on for a while, you should see your doctor or a gastroenterologist to try to sort it out. Good luck. ...Read more
Over the counter: gas absorbants (eg GASX) which contain SIMETHACONE can be helpful Ask your PCP or Gastroenterologist! Other "tips" Do not: 1. Rush a meal (eating fast causes swallowed gas) 2, Talk while actually eating (same reason) 3..Drink liquids (esp carbonated ones) along with food REMEMBER GAS IN GAS OUT Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Is it possible to have IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) -without- constipation or diarrhea? Can I have IBS without having constipation or diarrhea?
Unusual: Irritable bowel syndrome is a common disorder affecting your large intestine. It commonly causes cramping, abdominal pain, bloating gas, diarrhea and constipation, and can be controlled. Although the definition is as above, am not sure whether one can have this without colon symptoms. Would certainly be very very rare. ...Read more
Always blobloated and have gasses. Do you recommend colon cleansing if I am suffering from irritable bowl syndrome?
Gastroenterologist: The only way to know is to see a gastroenterologist who will consider a scope and sending the stool for evaluation. ...Read more
I suffer from irritable bowel syndrome.Whenever Ive to take train early morning,I GT intestinal contractions with strong urgnt need for a bowel movmt.
Sounds situational: If due to IBS, there is medicine you can take before facing the situation in which you expect to have symptoms. ...Read more
I have antral gastric, deutonitis, mild GERD but why I have to strain during bowel movement even when my stool are soft please help?
GI problems: Ask your doctor to refer you to a GI specialist. They can sort out your issues ...Read more
How do I know if im having a diverticulitis flare up or ibs? I've been diagnosed with both. I have nausea, bloating, bloody stools, lightheadedness?
May be neither: How were you diagnosed with either. Even though you are young I assume you had a colonoscopy to rule out colitis and a CT scan to confirm diagnosis of diverticulitis which is uncommon in 30's. I say this because bloody stools are not usually seen with either of these. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can nausea disrupt bowel movements making it green? I have had slight headache and am sick dizzy could bowel movement have to do with sickness
Green Stool: Rapid transit of stool through the intestines can prevent reabsorption of fluid and processing of bile salts. That is why loose stools are so often green. Perhaps you have gastroenteritis. Start w clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol. ...Read more
What symptoms ?: You are young, but I have to know wehat symptoms do you have. The best thing to do is to start by seeing your pcp. ...Read more
I have an irritable bowel syndrome and gastritis. When my gastritis strikes my IBS strikes too. What should be my diet to make my symptoms better?
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
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