... I recently got a CT scan of my Pelvis and Abdomen because I kept feeling a weird sensation on my left side of torso.
The feeling is just like a slight pressure more towards the back then the front.
I have also had an ultrasound.
Everything came back 100 percent normal except that I had constipation. Seemed like there was food all throughout my colon and just not in... (3 replies)
... I want to thank you for writing all of this HUGE HELP. Can't wait to try this advice out. Hopefully I start feeling better! (2 replies)
... Take calcium supplement, this helps with the diarrhea. ... (2 replies)
... I know calcium counter acts the magnesium but it doesn't seem to work with me. ... (2 replies)
... Dear Donna022, It certainly does seem it is known now. My gastro doesnt want me to take anti inflammatories, osteoporosis meds, calcium or vitamins! Even antibiotics. But, other drs want me on them! Hope your report of colon comes out great! Thanks for posting this. Glad polyp is out! ... (12 replies)
... Hi - I too have gained weight. I have had "IBS" for a very long time, but something changed with the symptoms 2 years ago when my menopause started - horrific gas and bloating and what sent me to the doctor was my stools started floating - not just occasionally - all the time for 3 mths. I got concerned and when they tested them, they had fat in them - which is not good - I... (39 replies)
... or Fructose Malabsorption...like me. Just my opinion now...I think what is called IBS is actually just a cluster of symptoms. not a condition. ... (39 replies)
... I was told that I had a low calcium level and that I may need to follow up on it. In the hallway, my husband was told that I was having an anxiety attack. ... (9 replies)
... e I was telling the salesman about my weight loss goals, and he recommended the GNC Women's Ultra Mega vita Pak as a multivitamin. It has an energy enhance plus calcium and other vitamins. I kind of laughed because this salesman was pushing a womens vitamin on me, but I thought why not. He said most of their sales were to men. ... (0 replies)
... now taking a Probiotic things have changed dramatically. I knew that too much vitamin C could give you Diarrhea, so now after supper I take my multi...500 C..600 calcium and then about an hr. after supper take a Probiotic. ... (12 replies)
... with my Vit D and Calcium supplement. It never occurred to me, that my IBS symptoms could possibly be caused by the vitamins I've been taking. ... (12 replies)
... mg of Calcium a day and a lot of prayer. ... (2 replies)
... Have you tried acacia fiber? Its been a life saver for me. None of the other drug store brand type fibers help, in fact, made my IBS-D much worse. I still get flare ups at times, but it has made my days and nights so much better. (3 replies)
... I, too, was diagnosed with IBS/CV. I was comfortably, slightly sedated during my colonoscopy and I am glad I had it. My diagnosis turned out to be diverticulitis. Never regretted getting that treated.
Would like to mention, though, My "IBS" has turned out to be a problem with my elevated calcium levels (in the ten range) in correlation to a parathyroid tumor. Really... (8 replies)
... let everyone know , im a 29yr old guy single with a good social life. For the past year i have had many test and no doctor could give me answer except i now have IBS hmmm great..... i was getting depressed i stopped wanting to meet girls cause 24hrs aday i had loud gurgles coming from my guts and what follows that. ... (9 replies)
... ess whether symptoms of lactose intolerance are mimicking those of irritable bowel syndrome. Persons who avoid dairy products should exercise and consider taking calcium supplements. ... (4 replies)
... IBS is believed to be caused my a miss communications between the brain and digestive tract. People with IBS are more sensitive that's partly why there is so much pain. ... (9 replies)
... low calcium in your system. ... (2 replies)
... I have IBS, and my doctor told me to stay away from calcium supplements because they cause excess gas. ... (2 replies)
... works the best when you have IBS with diarrea or does it matter and any kind will do? ... (2 replies)