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An_257766 posted:
I'm 26 years old and was diagnosed with IBS years ago. I am Constantly sick to my stomach and no doctor can seem to give me an answer. I'm always constipated and when I do go my nausea gets worse and I can't stop using the restroom. I really feel like I'll never get better and I don't know what to do. I've tried changing my diet and it's to the point where I'm never hungry anymore. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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gurlly responded:
I am 54 and was diagnosed several years ago right after I had a hysterectomy in 2000 with IBS. I have both Constipation and diarrhea. It gets so bad to the point I do not want to leave the house. Most of the time it is diarrhea and nausea. I was prescribed a medication for the nausea but I feel like I would have to live on it but I only take it when the nausea is really severe. I have tried different diets. My family doctor told me I needed more fiber and so I tried that only to make my symptoms worse. I am scheduled to see a gastroenterologist and I'm going to ask her what I can do to control my symptoms. Hoping that she can help me with the issues I am having. I have tried everything I can think of to alleviate the symptoms to no success. Hopefully the Dr can give me some insight as to how to deal with this chronic disease.
 
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seafairy responded:
Eat yogurt at least 2 times per day. This seems to help me. I have had a colonoscopy, MRI & two vaginal sonograms which lead to a robotic hysterectomy. The left side pain continues. It feels more like menstrual pain more than anything else. I eat 2 — 3 yogurts per day and you must remember that you do not need to poop every day I have found that when I awake I drink at least 8 ozs of water within the first 30 minutes of the day. (You have been asleep and no reason to start your day dehydrated.) Also I started taking Midol which actually seems to help a lot. My complaint has always been that it felt like menstrual cramps. The Midol does help.


 
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seafairy replied to gurlly's response:
My suggestion is to eat yogurt at least 2 times per day. I also eat every few hours, fruit or yogurt. This seems to help. I stay away from any "high" fiber things which brings on terrible gas. Lots of water which means starting your day with at least 8 ozs of water before anything. Also, I have stopped eating anything "white" no carbs , no bread, rice, potatoes. It is difficult but I seem to feel better. I have recently tried Midol which seems to calm down the internal pain. The best to you and good luck!


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