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Bloaty and distended :(

Dana24
  • By Dana24 · Posted May 16, 2013
  • In Symptoms · 7 replies
  • Hi all! Okay I am REALLY frustrated right now. For around the past 3 weeks my stomach has been very bloaty and distended! Now, this usually happens for me every so often and it will go back to it's normal ...

Desipramine for pain?

alls
  • By alls · Posted May 13, 2013
  • In Treatment · 0 replies
  • So i have Gastroparesis, GERD and i guess now also IBS-C. I went to a new specialist and she started me on low dose 25mg of desipramine to help with pain in hopes i can start eating more to not need a ...

life after colectomy for colonic inertia

Tootsie-Roll
  • By Tootsie-Roll · Posted May 13, 2013
  • In Living with a digestive system disorder · 2 replies
  • How long has the healing been for others? Surgery to remove all but a small section of large bowel. Connected to small bowel--no colostomy. Healing is very slow ...

Surgeon says theres no evidence diet can prevent small bowel obstructiion.

handlher
  • By handlher · Posted May 13, 2013
  • In Living with a digestive system disorder · 1 reply
  • I am desperate for advice on how to live life confidently after 3 small bowel obstructions in 1 year. I've had 6 hospitalizations and 4 surgeries in the last two years. Adhesions have caused 3 small bowel ...

MIGRAINES OR MINI STROKES

kevinstubbs
  • By kevinstubbs · Posted May 11, 2013
  • In Symptoms · 0 replies
  • IT STARTED ABOUT 11 YEARS AGO STARTED ONE NIGHT HAD MY ARM GO TO SLEEP, ONE EYE WENT DARK, MOUTH WENT TO SLEEP AND WAS FREAKED OUT WHEN IT HAPPENED. ALSO IT WOULD MAKE ME VERY TIRED AND THEN WHEN IT STOPPED ...

total colectomy- constant cough- tussionex- ANYONE have experience with med

aph1203
  • By aph1203 · Posted May 10, 2013
  • In Living with a digestive system disorder · 3 replies
  • I had a total colectomy on April 22nd. So far Im doing pretty well with the recovery process except as soon as I left the cold minnesota weather (where I had surgery) and came back home to hot & humid ...

Attenuated FAP leads to a subtotal colectomy

Qtrmiler
  • By Qtrmiler · Posted May 4, 2013
  • In Living with a digestive system disorder · 3 replies
  • My story. I was a 55 year old man in near perfect health; lift weights 3-4 times a week, not on any medications, able to eat and drink anything I wanted without any problem whatsoever. Basically, I felt ...

Motivational Poem

Nattalie
  • By Nattalie · Posted April 28, 2013
  • In Family and friends · 1 reply
  • The Victor by: C. W. Longenecker If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you like to win but think you can't, It's almost a cinch you won't. If you think you'll ...

hiatal hernia

jojo12121212
  • By jojo12121212 · Posted April 25, 2013
  • In Upper digestive tract disorders · 2 replies
  • I am frustrated about this hiatal hernia thing, 6+ years ago I had a barium swallow test done and was told I have a small sliding hiatal hernia, during the test they tipped the platforn so my head was ...

3 rd Small Bowel Obstruction in a year.

handlher
  • By handlher · Posted April 25, 2013
  • In Symptoms · 7 replies
  • Hi, I just joined this support group and am looking for understanding and support. A little history: 5/2011 Gastric Sleeve 9/2011 Splenectomy (Splenic Aneurysm was found during the gastric procedure ...

LYNX PROCEDURE ON NBC NEWS LAST NIGHT

Sandie-s
  • By Sandie-s · Posted April 12, 2013
  • In Upper digestive tract disorders · 7 replies
  • Did you all get a glimps of the new Lynx gizmo on Brian Williams NBC news last night? They showed it but did not name it. I know we've have had some dicussions here about it being placed around the stomach ...

DON'T TOUCH ME! (without being rude)

Dana24
  • By Dana24 · Posted April 4, 2013
  • In Living with a digestive system disorder · 6 replies
  • Hello all! So I have found myself in a rather interesting predicament lately that I am sure many of us encounter ALL the time, so here it is: How do you tell people (in a socially appropriate way) NOT ...

Jtube pain and constant infection

Juliebug210
  • By Juliebug210 · Posted April 3, 2013
  • In Living with a digestive system disorder · 0 replies
  • Hi, I am a 29 year old woman that has spent much of this year in the hospital. I have had gastroparesis for 8 years, about 2 years ago I had my jtube replaced, and have had nothing but trouble with it ...

Please sign my Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Petition

GumbyDav
  • By GumbyDav · Posted April 3, 2013
  • In Living with a digestive system disorder · 0 replies
  • Anyone living in the US, please sign my petition to make Ehlers Danlos Syndrome recognized as a disability! https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petitio n/proclaim-ehlers-danlos-syndrome-eds-di sability/yzvYyxGF ...

How Toxic Miralax Is For Constipation

Faithful777 (Inactive)
  • By Faithful777 (Inactive) · Posted April 2, 2013
  • In In the news · 3 replies
  • Very good article to read for those who use this. http://www.gutsense.org/gutsense/the-rol e-of-miralax-laxative-in-autism-dementia -alzheimer.html ...

Spincter of oddi

Elainey
  • By Elainey · Posted April 2, 2013
  • In Living with a digestive system disorder · 0 replies
  • I live in Australia and I'm hoping to fly to the UK at the end of May, my question to anyone with SOD (spincter of oddi) is can you fly and if so did you experience any problems? My dilemma is that I ...

SIBO

Sandisu
  • By Sandisu · Posted March 30, 2013
  • In Treatment · 2 replies
  • I live in the Tidewater area of Virginia and cannot find a doctor that can treat short bowel/D lactic acidosis/SIBO. Right now SIBO is my main problem. If anyone can recommend a doctor even 3 or 4 hours ...

anyone here have gastric dumping syndrome?

ashlee-peace

Stress or food intolerance?

Moogle31
  • By Moogle31 · Posted March 21, 2013
  • In Symptoms · 3 replies
  • I was diagnosed with gastroparesis a few years ago and IBS before that. Lately I've had gas/bloating problems really bad again. But the things I'm more concerned about is undigested food in my BMs and ...

NEW NEWS! PPI'S LOWER SEIZURE THRESHOLD

Sandie-s
  • By Sandie-s · Posted March 21, 2013
  • In Living with a digestive system disorder · 7 replies
  • I went to my Dr. yesterday for my Gallbladder/Gerd issues that don't seem to let up. While there she told me that a new study is showing that the PPI's that we are all taking for our GERD "lower" a persons ...

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