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IBS with constipation, A NEW PILL THAT WORKS

Theflowerfroglady
  • By Theflowerfroglady · Posted January 27, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • It's been almost a year since my last IBS ATTACK. I have had IBS for 30+ years. I've been to a dozen specialists, had every test known to man and nothing worked. My attacks are so painful I need a morphine ...

Trying to figure this out, please help

bepublicly
  • By bepublicly · Posted January 25, 2014
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 4 replies
  • Hello everyone, I hope you're doing as well as possible. I'm new to this group. I haven't received a diagnosis yet and don't know if I even have IBS. That's why I'm here. I've had terrible bloating in ...

Chronic Pelvic Pain- Group Request needs Signal Boosting.

HalfBladder
  • By HalfBladder · Posted January 13, 2014
  • Journal · 15 replies
  • Can we make this happen for those needing it? I believe we can. Send a groups request for the phrase "Chronic Pelvic Pain" Thanks in Advance for our making this happen ...

Boost VHC Drink - 530 Calories

Duvie
  • By Duvie · Posted January 9, 2014
  • Journal · 72 replies
  • Thanks to a lovely lady battling ALS, I have found out about this new Boost high- calorie drink to pass on to those struggling to maintain or to gain weight. Check it out online. Take special notice to ...

Something I Found Funny

Duvie
  • By Duvie · Posted January 9, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Jo and I had just finished making a grocery list. I had put my coat on, grabbed the keys, and was about to walk out the door, but still in the kitchen, when Duval came out the bathroom. My back was to ...

Finally, GI Approval For Placing Stomahesive Powder Into Stoma Around Tube

Duvie
  • By Duvie · Posted January 7, 2014
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • Duvie's last GI follow-up appt was late in the afternoon. It was with a resident Dr who had seen Duvie during his hospital stay while his regular GI Drs were out of town. Duvie was in-house due to an ...

What to eat, what not to eat

libbo
  • By libbo · Posted January 3, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with IBS · 3 replies
  • I've been living with IBS for about 1 1/2 years. My gastro Doctor's advice (and I quote) "Just don't eat healthy". Needless to say I looked for a new gastro Dr. This doctor gave me a copy of the FODMAPS ...

how long can flares last

sherrijaye
  • By sherrijaye · Posted January 2, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with IBS · 3 replies
  • i have ben havinf this pain in my right side since before christmas ...

Struggling Daughter

lilboo73
  • By lilboo73 · Posted December 23, 2013
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 0 replies
  • I myself don't have IBS but my 18 year old daughter has had a preliminary diagnosis of IBS for several months and a week and a half ago had a colonoscopy. Her gastroenterologist confirmed the diagnosis ...

Good Grief, Gertie......

LisaKH
  • By LisaKH · Posted December 20, 2013
  • Journal · 23 replies
  • One week ago today, Betty was created for my relief and enjoyment, and while she hasn't let me down, she has definitely gone a little 'dictator' on me....my relief and enjoyment will be contingent upon ...

Here We Go: Loop-de-Loo

LisaKH
  • By LisaKH · Posted December 11, 2013
  • Journal · 64 replies
  • I made it through the Sitz Marker!! (Hear me roar...I can now be called 'Woman' :) The radioactive rings didn't make it through my colon, tho...whole left side and sigmoid don't want to cooperate anymore ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted December 6, 2013
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

Getting off the Roller Coaster and Waiting in Line for the Tilt-A-Whirl

LisaKH
  • By LisaKH · Posted December 5, 2013
  • Journal · 44 replies
  • And it's going too fast!! In eight short, moving too fast days, I'm getting what I have been begging for since March: the ostomy. I started the dreaded Sitz Marker test today, so my surgeon will know ...

Thank You, From Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted November 26, 2013
  • Journal · 108 replies
  • Hello everyone, As Thanksgiving approaches, all of us at Inspire would like to take a moment to thank you for being part of our community. While we wish no one had to deal with the serious health issues ...

Diagnosed SIBO

Moogle31
  • By Moogle31 · Posted October 31, 2013
  • Journal · 37 replies
  • I'm about to see my GI doctor tomorrow afternoon and show him my results from my breath test for SIBO. It was positive. Hopefully he will prescribe Xifaxan for me. I don't have insurance and Xifaxan is ...

Caregiver Support Webinar

lilpeeps
  • By lilpeeps · Posted October 23, 2013
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • I know that there are a lot of caregiver's on Inspire whose needs get put on the back burner in order to care for their loved ones so I thought you might be interested in the following Webinar next week ...

Severe Sadness

Marie9
  • By Marie9 · Posted October 12, 2013
  • Journal · 14 replies
  • I am normally pretty upbeat, positive, and optimistic, but this news from the spine dr has really hit me hard. Eventually I have to have my back fused the rest of the way and I'll loose 40% of my mobility,which ...

Greenish colored BM

Theflowerfroglady
  • By Theflowerfroglady · Posted October 1, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I have started to have BMs that have a green color to them. Anyone know what that is ...

Rectal Prolapse ...again.

LisaKH
  • By LisaKH · Posted September 26, 2013
  • Journal · 23 replies
  • So, I had surgery about 7 weeks ago to repair the rectal prolapse (rectoplexy), along with a hysterectomy and pelvic floor vault. Four days ago I started feeling the edge of my rectum coming out and today ...

IBS Help

cm42
  • By cm42 · Posted September 25, 2013
  • Discussion in Living with IBS · 0 replies
  • Hey folks, I GOT MY LIFE BACK !!, I had IBS , IBD , Crones disease ( depending in which QuacK OOPS !!! I mean doctor you ask, I could not eat When I did my stomach would swell , My back would hurt from ...

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