Doctor insights on:
If I Have Ibs What Can I Take For Temporary Relief
IT DEPENDS ON WHAT: Symptoms you are having...Get a more detailed answer ›
I have naproxen for a cyst i had on my ovary. I also have IBS and was wondering if i could take it temporary relief?
Extremely gassy; have watery diarrhea (can see food chunks within). Have IBS. Don't take Gas Relief pills like recommended. Could there be other w/gas?
Safe trial.: You obviously already have a physician helping, so I will make a couple of suggestions as I have dealt with the same problem. You need to find what you can eat. Eat alone with out talking, eat only one thing at a meal. do not over eat. Eat every cocuple of hours. Keep a list and rate foods 1 -3 with 1 being no gas, 2 maybe a little, and 3 bad. Then start adding in 1's together and avoid 3's ...Read more
I have ibs. What are some OTC meds that aid in alleviating constipation? I already take miralax (polyethylene glycol) and benefiber, but am looking for immediate relief.
Fleet enemas (sodium bisphosphate) : If you haven't tried it. Lots of fluids and fibers, fruits and veges. ...Read more
Diet and fluids: I rarely prescribe meds for ibs. In my experience teaching people to eat and drink properly resolves most if not all symptoms when the patient is compliant and follows through. Hi fiber, 80-100 ounces non caffeine, non alcoholic beverages each day, regular meal times, excercise. Consistency is the key to being symptom free. ...Read more
I've been having IBS flare ups lately. Is there anything i can do to give me immediate relief? I can't sleep or anything right now. Thanks!
IBS: I need not tell you ibs can be real annoying. Stress and diet can play a major role in ibs exacerbations. If your dr. Prescribed anti-spasmodics for you or anxiety pills, they may provide your best chance of quick relief, but the cause of and treatment for ibs is often multi-factorial and no magic answers for an immediate fix may be found. Good luck. ...Read more