New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

New Member

Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 13
   Posted 4/9/2010 12:26 AM (GMT -6)   
I have been super stressed out these past 3wks and have had no appetite what so ever. And yet @ the sam time I am also feeling super bloated, my stomach physically hurts and there's a burning sensation running up and down my stomach.  Does anyone know of any thing I can take to feel better or give me an appetite?  It's really strange because I also feel full all day!

New Member

Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 13
   Posted 4/9/2010 12:28 AM (GMT -6)   
I am 26 y/o female Chronie 4 4yrs, currently taking remicade every 8wks.

Regular Member

Date Joined Sep 2006
Total Posts : 171
   Posted 4/9/2010 1:50 AM (GMT -6)   
The only thing I can think of is to try something like Gas-X to reduce the bloating. If you can get the bloating down your apatite may improve. If you haven't mentioned that pain to your docs, then perhaps you should.

I hope you get better soon.

I feel a whole lot more the way I do now than I did a little while ago.
Crohn's Dx April 2006. Pentasa and Entocort EC

Veteran Member

Date Joined Sep 2006
Total Posts : 845
   Posted 4/9/2010 3:39 AM (GMT -6)   
I used to have the same problem and added fiber to my diet. There are several fiber supplements that will help but I found the best for me was the fiber one bars. They were really good and one bar a day help get rid of the gas and bloating. I am now doing fine without the bars because during the time I was using them I began doing exercises to work those abdominal core muscles and that seemed to help move the gas out as I exercised. I am still doing the exercises every day and it has helped with a number of problems.

Elite Member

Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 4/9/2010 7:47 AM (GMT -6)   
I am wondering if you should talk to your doctor about a possible bacterial overgrowth. The way you describe how you are feeling is exactly what I was feeling when diagnosed twice with bacterial overgrowth. Usual treatment is something like Cipro for 10 days. Also, make sure you take a good probiotic at least two hours after your antibiotics. Good luck!
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease & Anxiety/Panic
Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*

Elite Member

Date Joined Jan 2005
Total Posts : 24909
   Posted 4/9/2010 8:47 AM (GMT -6)   
I also had the bacterial overgrowth n bloating pain ect
it def is not fun nor great to deal with
i dont ever hv appetite anymore am now about 90 lbs if
but i make self eat soup n crackers at least once a day drink ensure as well
keep posting and let us know how you are making out n what doc says to you
..Co Moderator for Crohns...Anxiety/Panic......Alzheimers

DX..Crohns,,,A/P...Fibro...Seizures..Neuropathy...Pyoderma Gangrenosum..Deaf

I Refuse To Give Up....Others Are Worse Off Than I Am

Donate to
MEDS..Lyrica..Dilatin...Pentasa...Folic acid....Ativan..,Diazapam prn..Trazadone at HS..T 4s PRN


New Member

Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 13
   Posted 4/9/2010 7:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you all for your responses.  I think adding the fiber may help.  I have my infusion tomorrow and see my doc monday so I will definately be letting him know of my symptoms.  I will also look into the bacteria overgrowth.  I will keep you all updated.  On a positive note today I am feeling a little better.
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Wednesday, October 18, 2017 11:00 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,883,723 posts in 316,442 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 157547 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Bobster.
436 Guest(s), 16 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Erichardson234, Melissa D., Danielle1976, Kent M., 07kr5, Doggiedo, Tony Crispino, cashlessclay, 808alula, MarkInNova, WalkingbyFaith, ks1905, gypsyfp, Connor77, Tall Allen, iPoop

Follow on Facebook  Follow on Twitter  Follow on Pinterest

©1996-2017 LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer