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    Strong cramps and diarrhea after eating..
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    Elizabetta posted:
    Hi! This has been happening to me for the past... 2 weeks? I believe. It doesn't happen every time I eat either, but it happens more often than not. I can eat something as benign as plain rice, to some greasy pizza and within probably 30 minutes, I'll be in the restroom, with quite sharp abdominal cramps. Thankfully the discomfort (usually) passes quickly.

    My diet hasn't changed any, and considering it happens with almost anything I eat, I don't think it's some type of sudden intolerance.

    I'd also like to mention that this isn't the first time this has happened to me. But i've just dealt with it by using stomach meds before eating.

    I've suffered from stomach issues since I was a child, with constipation, diarrhea, GERD.. (Which a quactor has told me the uncomfortable bloating, pain, and vomiting I had was all in my head.)
    I just considered I have IBS and figured I couldn't do anything about it.


    After some research I really haven't come up with anything conclusive. I have another week until I can see my doctor, and would like some theories of what could be wrong with me. So I can suggest proper testing to my doctor. Hopefully it's nothing too serious.


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