Hi there, I just found this site surfing around and trying to get some help with my IBS. I have suffered for so long and without taking any sort of medication. Lately things are getting worse. My IBS was just always Diarrhea after I ate. Now for the past couple of months I am getting this horrible gas along with the same diarrhea. My food is running thru me like a train. I was diagnosed in 1999 with Microscopic Colitis via a gastro Dr and colonoscopy. I believe at the time he prescribed me something, but for one reason or another, I could not take it because of the side effects. At any rate, I am just living with it and always managed by knowing where all the (nice ) restrooms are on my routes during the day. I will get a free pass every once in a while ..maybe a couple of times a year for a month or so where bowels are calm and almost formed, then eventually its back. Never lasts long. But this latest bout with the horrible gas after I eat (does not matter what I eat) I could even have an iced tea and that will get the juices flowing and we are off to the races. But normally I don't eat during the day, I eat at night just once a day.
Just wanted to know if others out there have the same problems as me? My gastro DR told me last year I should get another colonoscopy but I just don't want to. I don't think I could get that Golytly down again and honestly I get scared of something going wrong during. Had a friend that went in for Colonoscopy and they ripped his gut into his blood stream.
Any and all words of advise are welcome. Thanks