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How Would Adult Diapers Help My Ibs If They Can Tell Its Me Pooping
Protect your clothes: If you occasionally leak, thru a wet toot or difficulty making it to the can on time this might help you temporarily. I can't see any adult walking around with the same load a 3yo won't live with. ...Read more
Ibs is diagnosed after all organic causes are ruled out (eg, infection, inflammation). Gi docs use a clinical criteria called rome iii. Pts must have abdominal pain/discomfort associated with 2 or more of the following at least 25% of the time: 1. Symptoms improve w defecation, 2. Stool frequency changes, 3. Stool appearance changes. Constipation-type vs diarrhea-type are ...Read more
Pain in my bowl i don't think i need to poo.I had 2 poos today. Could it be IBS as i suffer from it. Should i tell my mom. It's in my lower abdoman.
Tell your mom: Lower abdominal pain might be from ibs, especially if it's just like past episodes you have experienced. However, if it is severe, or in any way unusual for you, then it is important to let your mom know, and get checked by a doctor. If you have fever, or vomiting and unable to keep fluids down, then you should be evaluated at an er. ...Read more
I'm not pooping right for months now? But i haven't thrown up anytime? I've been having intermittent loose stools. I don't think its ibs! help!
Loose stools: At your age group there are few things it maybe: ibs, ibd( inflammatory bowel disease), celiac disease, lactose intolerance or infection. By far the most common one is ibs. Diagnosis usually based on clinical criteria. Alarm signs need to be rule out: blood in the stool, weight loss, symptoms that wake one from sleep or family history of colon cancer. No alarm signs then colonoscopy not needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is lacteol fort supposed to help my ibs? I just feel constipated now. Only gas, unable to poop. What should I do or take?
I have ibs-c and yesterday went out and ate mongolian grill and my tummy has bothered me all night, discomfort, gas, pain. Can't poop. Please help me?
Make Sure its IBS-C: Have you had a Colonoscopy prior to being diagnosed with IBS-C? If not, it is very important to have one completed. If your Colonoscopy was normal, then discuss treatment options for Constipation with your doctor. In my practice, I have found Miralax over the counter to be an excellent choice for the treatment of Constipation. Discuss your symptoms with your physician. ...Read more
Maybe, maybe not: It is fine to wear adult diapers if needed to protect against accidents. However, one should also work with her primary care doctor and G.I. Specialist to see if accidents are preventable with treatment of the ibs. ...Read more
I have ibs and for 2 days I have been pooping for 10 x a day or more with a lot of wind through out the day is this normal for ibs?
R/O IBS Flare: IBS diagnosis of exclusion. SX can be managed You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read more
Had my check up and done with my IBS med yet my poops are still the same and pain in left tummy.Any advice?Thanks!
Maybe: Go see a physician immediately. This is not normal. The sooner you address this, the better for your health. ...Read more
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