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Ibs Bloating Treatment
Are there any medications or treatment options to help with bloating and discomfort during an IBS flare up ?
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
I experience bloating at night which hinders me from getting a good night's sleep. Are there any natural cure/remedy for this? (i have ibs)
I keep cramping, bloating and recently diagnosed with ibs-c since my pelvic/transvag u/s, ges, came back normal but irreg pds? Is it ibs? Lost 20lb
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
Incomplete evacuation, straining, gas build up, sudden abdominal pains, frequent urge to urinate, bloating, headache, fatigue, loss of libido?Could it be ibs?
Maybe / maybe not: Ibs is a diagnosis of exclusion. The keys to your answer: do symptoms change, duration of distress, ; recent evaluation? Do you awakening from sleep due to pain, are your symptoms not intermittent but ever present or actually worsening, have bleeding/fever--if so then it is unlikely you just have ibs. In such a case, further evaluation is warranted to identify the correct diagnosis ; treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I start a diet eat heathy and whole grain i feel bloating i make caeliac test it is negative but i suffer for IBS should i stop eating whole grain?
Fiber= gas: It is not uncommon to have gas from eating too much fiber- just look at the cattle. However moderation may be what you need. You must balance the benefit vs the side effects with your diet. If whole grain is the only thing which helps your IBS, you may have no other choice. On the other hand, there are other ways to get fiber than from whole grain. Talk to your doctor or dietitian. ...Read more
Irritable bowel : Bloating will last as long as you are eating that particular food that you allergic/intolerant of. In other words, I find that pts with IBS are intolerant to certain types of food groups such as gluten, dairy, soy, etc. Patients who don't know and continue to eat that food they are allergic to will find that they have constant bloating or will only bloat when eating that particular food group. ...Read more
IBS : First is this firm diagnosis made by dr. No test for ibs except history. This is one of many symptoms of ibs. Safe is use encapsulated peppermint oil- brand name comfort. Also can use fennel seed in an infusion. It is a carminative. Can add ginger as tea or capsules. Probiotics are safe- align, culturrelle. Also greek yogurt. Be sure this is diagnosis, if not see ur dr. ...Read more
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