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    pressure down low in stomack after bowel movements
    An_255035 posted:
    I had a colonscopy about 6 months ago, the Dr. said I had diverticulois numerous. I also in 2002 had colonscopy everything was fine just said i had IBS. ever since that Dr told me this I had diverticulois I have read some horrible things it scares me. i also had my stomacck checked he said it looked fine (just a little bit of blt of old blood) I don,t know anything about this condition. I,am not folowing any real diet. it is the lower pressure down never pelvic area after eating or bowel movement.. sometimes it just goes away. does anyone else get pressure down low?? i drink a Starbucks Vanilla Bean Latta every day. it bloats me up. please help and the last colonscopy I had they did not give me enough sedation and I was wide awake horrible pain,, thanks alot zzz. thank you very much for any help.
    georgiagail responded:
    It's not unusual to feel some pressure after a bowel movement.

    If the Starbucks drink bloats you up, wouldn't it be a good idea to stop drinking this?


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