Agree, go at the source - diet, consider everything you are ingesting and putting into your mouth. Artificial sweeteners are the worst and in so many products now - light yogurt, gum, not just diet drinks.
If anyone is externally very irritated, calmoseptine is an over the counter ointment, kept behind the counter, ask your pharmacist for it, it's amazing stuff and will clear up any skin irritations you may be experiencing, until you get your diet figured out so as to not have this problem in the first place.
- Rectal CA 4/29/99, Stage I, 90% sigmoid/15" of colon/GB removed, temporary colostomy, reversed 6-26-99, Cochlear Meniere's Disease
- Chronic IBS/D symptoms, multiple bm's, on low residue diet
- Eliminated aspartame, caffeine and alcohol from diet.