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    Very confused after colonoscopy?

    Okay, so I just had a colonoscopy this past Thursday. I had it because I have been having severe pain that comes and goes in my lower left abdominal/pelvic area for almost 2 years now. The pain can be excruciating. It always would come around the same time( 6 days prior to my ovulation). GI doc...
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    diarrhea after colonoscopy, Help!!!

    Hi everyone. I just had a colonoscopy today. This is the third colonoscopy I have had in the last 12 years. Well today I got home from the procedure and ate a little something and two hours later I thought I was going to have gas and Nope, I literally pooped myself! I have diarrhea! Well an...
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    Colonoscopy question

    I have been having ongoing issues and am scheduled to have a colonoscopy this Thursday. I feel like I might be coming down with a cold. Will they still do the colonoscopy if I have a cold?
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    Diverticulosis/diverticulitis question??

    Hi Everyone. I have not posted in quite a while. I have been having GI issues for a few years now. I was dx with IBS a few years ago. I have had a colonoscopy( 4 years ago), MRE, CT scan, MRI, blood work, Stool tests, etc.. over the last few years. Last June I started having this sever lower...
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    Abscess on labia for second time in little over a year, need advice???

    Hi everyone. I have not been diagnosed with IBD, but have had gut issues for quite a few years now. I am told I have IBS by Gastro doctor. I am also seeing a functional Practitioner who diagnosed me with CIRS( chronic inflammatory response syndrome) which is mold illness meaning my body is sick...
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    Pretty severe pain in Lower left abdomen???

    Hi everyone, It has been awhile since I posted. I have been having abdominal pain for a few years now. Four years ago it was so bad I was pretty much sitting with a heating pad all day. It got somewhat better after awhile. I had many tests done( MRI, CT, colonoscopy, ultrasound, stool studies...
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    Nasal congestion and pain???

    I have been having a hard time these past few months. This may or may not have anything to do with my gut issues but just wanted to know if anyone else has had anything similar happen to them. We are actually in the midst of selling our home, we are moving. Things have been busy around here for...
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    Nasal congestion and pain???

    Hey everyone, I have been having a hard time these past few months. This may or may not have anything to do with my gut issues but just wanted to know if anyone else has had anything similar happen to them. We are actually in the midst of selling our home, we are moving. Things have been busy...
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    Fissure question?

    Hi everyone. I have not been diagnosed with Crohn's but have been having issues for a few years with intestinal pain and issues. My gastro did tests two years ago that did not show much. He claims IBS. I am unsure though. Anyhow, two months ago I was having issues with feeling irritated in...
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    Anyone have to Wipe a lot after going, and I mean a lot!?!?!?

    I was just wondering if anyone else on here has to use Loads of toilet paper just to get clean after having a BM???? I always end up using almost a roll of toilet paper each time I have to use the bathroom. I also NEVER use dry paper, I used moistened with water. I am an gentle as I can be, but...
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    Anyone one here have SIBO??

    Wondering if anyone on here has SIBO( small intestinal bacterial overgrowth)? I am thinking about ordering a test to check and see if I have this. I have read it can cause all sorts of problems from Gas to inflammation of the intestines, Diarrhea, constipation etc.. I have a feeling I have...
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    Anal Fissure!?!?!?

    Okay, so I posted a few days ago about anal pain and irritation I have been having. It started out as just achy campy pain in my anal canal. I then got some irritation on the outside of the anus. I started using zinc oxide on the area( looks like white diaper rash cream). It seemed to help with...
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    Anyone know of any Crohn's Literate GI doctors in Chicago IL???

    I am searching for different GI doctors here in Chicago IL where I live as I am looking into getting a second opinion. Also, I am thinking my GI doc is close to retiring soon anyhow. Does anyone know any Good GI doctors who are knowledgeable about Crohn' s disease in the Chicago land area?? I...
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    Fecal Calprotectin and different types of Crohns???

    Hey guys, I am sorry if I am starting to sound like a broken record, I am just trying to figure stuff out. I don't want to go into my whole history again, but to put it as short as possible I have not been dx with Crohns. My GI keeps saying IBS. I had tests over the last 5 years( MRE small...
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    Update: Anal irritation and pain, Please advise!!??

    Hey Everyone, Okay, so my GI doctor called me back on Friday and I told him about the anal irritation and pain I was having. He said to just use vaseline or maybe a zinc paste on the area to protect it. I do not have an appt. with him until May 13th. I was hoping to get in earlier but no such...
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