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Bile Acid Malabsorption Support Group

Hola everyone,

I have this awful stuff:(
It flares up and then randomly goes away and then I am constipated from the meds. It is a hell ride to be sure. I have always had a fussy GI tract but last year I started with the yellow acid diarrhea. They assumed it was my gall bladder so they took it out. It wasn't my gall bladder. My symptoms were the same just more frequent. I started to lose weight on top of it. I just recently started the cholestramyine after seeing a new GI doctor. It does help but the intermittent nature of this makes me constipated. I always feel like I have some GI infection of some sort. My stomach seems to be spared for the most part except for the gastritis I got from the PPI the doctor put me on after assuming I just had heart burn. That is better now luckily. A good friend of mine has Crohns and my cousin had it. My friend says I am seem like her before she was diagnosed with Crohns.

I am also likely to start treatment for SIBO soon as well.
 
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Hi everyone. I've been on Questran for nearly 9 yrs now, but just lately the bloating has been terrible. I've seen on the net to take it with food. So I've been taking with lunch & dinner, its a slight improvement. But evenings are pretty bad still, even if I could go out I wouldn't because of the bloating. My question is to others using it for diarrohea is when do you take it? Do you use the full sachet or maybe just half of it. I would really love to know the secret to using Questran without getting the terrible bloating & gas.
Tks & Rgds
Grant
 
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