... ngerous if it gets worse because it can perforate the colon and release waste into the abdomen. Also you can get a general infection and need antibiotics. Acidic foods also should be eliminated because they are irritating also. Hope this helps, if you have extreme pain on the left side of abdomen that's probably what it is. ... (3 replies)
... Its possible the combination of foods that he is eating throughout the day has been messing with this stomach. I had the same problem. Certain foods mixed would cause me problems. I started taking a probiotic, which has helped a lot. ... (1 replies)
... I'm going to start keeping a list of the foods he eats just before the diarrhea begins. Maybe that will help. ... (1 replies)
... to pay it all off. I went to a gastrointestinal doctor recently and I now have inflamed intestines, ulcers that bleed, and a messed up esophagus that limits what foods I can swallow. A recent CT scan shows my colon is twisting again. ... (5 replies)
... 1. Do you have any blood in your bowel movements? Was a colonoscopy done? This test is designed to rule out Crohn's, UC and cancer of the bowel.
2. A DNA stool test for bacteria (good & bad), parasites and yeast as well as inflammatory markers, fats etc. This will show what's going on "down there" as far as gut ecology.
3. Food allergy panel could also be useful... (1 replies)
... You had a DNA stool test or a regular stool test?
The food allergy panel is an IgA/IgE/IgG blood test. It is then ran against 100 types of foods. Is that what you had done?
What is your diet like? What do you eat? (6 replies)
... The worst thing people can do is guess. Proper testing can reveal what's lurking in the gut. I am beginning to feel the Western medicine is just a big FAIL.
I would ask for a comprehensive stool test, the one that shows good bacteria, bad bacteria, parasites, yeast, amount of fats and all sorts of other markers.
Furthermore, it can also be some sort of a food... (10 replies)
... The only helpful advice I can give is to look up diets for IBS and pick out the foods that you would like and even then it's a case of finding what agrees with you and what doesn't. ... (2 replies)
... a. There were times when I had no appetite at all but not too often. I have given up the diet until I can recover. It got to where I could only eat bland starchy foods and chicken or my stomach would start aching. ... (1 replies)
... Last October i had really bad digestive issues. Bloating/constipation and gas. I tried every single over the counter remedy, and nothing worked. Fast forward to December, and i found out i was pregnant. I started to feel a bit spaced out, it felt like i was extremely high. It would come and go, along with some headaches every couple of days, which with a little tylenol would... (7 replies)
... This can either show foods you are allergic to by birth, or foods you have developed an allergy to due to a new condition emerging. ... (1 replies)
... n, but a lot of people with it use low acid coffee and would be able to tell you the best brands. There is also Prelief. It's a pill you take right before acidic foods and drinks and it cuts down the acid to almost nothing. I have used it when I have IC flare ups. Good luck. ... (2 replies)
... I have ibs that makes me use the bathroom at least 4 times a day. Was just wonderiNg if there were certain trigger foods that I should avoid. I also am lactose intolerant. ... (0 replies)
... of the time this happens I can't say it is certain foods that cause it. i can eat fries one day without problems then the next day it can cause problems. I have IBS i take donnatal for the cramping and gas pains. ... (2 replies)
... I had narrowed some foods down, and almost thought it was oils that I possibly was allergic too. ... (2 replies)
... fter suffering bowel problems for ages now,my GP has indicated that I might be suffering from IBS. She has suggested I keep a food diary to try to identify what foods are causing me problems. ... (1 replies)
... I have just learned about fermented foods.
For years I have been suffering from proctitis. I have been treated with conventional meds by a gastroenterologist to no avail. My condition worsened this year with the humid rainy summer. My GI provider returned my phone call and said that I would have this the rest of my life. He said that another colonoscopy was not... (1 replies)
... I think the fermented foods helped my bowels but I also think it's something in the foods here doing it....some preservative, pesticide, etc...that is in American food products...but not in South Korean ones.... ... (1 replies)
... I've had IBS for about 14 months now. It was IBS-D, but is now IBS-A.
Per my GI doc, I've avoided raw fruits and veggies for a long time now (about 10 months). Things have been better, but I still have a ways to go to get back to "normal". It has been tough eating a balanced diet without raw fruits and veggies being an option. I've had to rely on canned and cooked... (0 replies)
... I've had IBS-C for about 6 years and it has been such a struggle of pain and suffering.I went to 3 different specialist and had every test you can think of done,it came down to it being "mentally related".I read so many articals and do alot of research on this from time to time,I read mostly everyones bloggs on IBS.The few things I learned is that(not to be negative)no food... (11 replies)