I've been suffering with stomach pain, bloating, cramping, and sharp pain in my intestins for about 5 years. I've never gone to see a docter about it because I'm afraid they'll just think it's all in my head. Almost every single morning my stomach hurts and I have to run to the bathroom. I gotten so use to having stomach pain in the morning it's weird when it doesn't happen. That's not my biggest concern though. Not often but every now and then I get this intense sharp pain in my intestins. I mean really bad that I can't even stand up. This pain goes all the way down to my anus. It only lasts 15-30 seconds but my god is it ever painful. It almost feels like scrapping on the walls of the intestins. When this does happen I usually need to go to the bathroom shortly after. I talked to my business partner about this because she has been diagnosed with IBS. I told her my symptoms and she thought I may have it as well. The only difference between her symptoms and mine, is that my intestinal pain is worse but for a shorter period of time. Her's last all night when it happens to her. If this does sound like IBS to you what should I do? Should I go see a docter or just start with some diets for IBS people? I know there's not much you can do for IBS but if you have any advise that would be great.
Thanks a lot, Fayth