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    florabunda posted:
    I too have horrible, confining IBS. I have a vintage covered small footstool at the side of the sink. (it helps me feel more civilized.) My movement is much more when I use the stool and bend from the waist while voiding. In public rest rooms (the last outpost of hell) I use my purse covered in sm towel-when I remember to bring or replace it.

    My sympathies to all. When I get really crazy, I use 1/2 bottle of Walgreens phosphate laxative. It is truly the worst thing in the world to drink-the only that bothers me. It is effective after about an hour. You will go to the BR most of the day. I feel really clean after that. It sometime helps for a couple of days. My dr., whom I trust, says this can be done once a week. I do it if I have something in AM. Nothing food-wise seems to help.

    I want to ask about the hemmoroids.....I insert mine manually after a movement. Does anyone think this is dangerous? or...may they collapse when I can't reinsert? My dr (other dr) say no, only inside roids collapse and require surgery. This doesn't make sense to me. Your thoughts anyone? Thank you.

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