Posted 14 November 2012 - 06:49 AM
Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:03 AM
Also try citrate of magnesium and dulcolax suppository.
Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:13 AM
Also, do you eat raw foods? I know raw foods don't agree with some of us, so we get to where we sort of edit them out of our diets. Try a salad of apple, celery, walnuts, and some lettuce. Dress with a bit of honey/olive oil. The fiber in this salad really helps.
Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:16 AM
You can try this:
16 oz glass of water with a tablespoon of ground flax seed in it. Stir it up and drink it down.
2 times a day for a week..And drink more water throughout the day.
Worked like a charm for me and a few other people I know--even when laxatives did not work..
Hope you find relief soon. It is very uncomfortable, I know.
If you do not get relief soon, I would go back to the doctor. No one should be in this kind of pain.
Something's not right. Morphine is not a resolution; it's just throwing more constipating drugs at the problem. Thyroid disease can also cause the big C.
Edited by IrishHeart, 14 November 2012 - 01:00 PM.
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Posted 14 November 2012 - 09:26 AM
Posted 14 November 2012 - 11:27 AM
Gluten, dairy, soy, egg, cane sugar, vanilla and nutmeg free. Enterolab diagnosed gluten/casein intolerant 7/04; soy intolerant 8/07. ELISA test diagnosed egg/cane sugar IgG allergies 8/06; vanilla/nutmeg 8/06. 2006-10 diagnosed by DNA Microbial stool tests and successfully treated: Klebsiella, Enterobacter Cloaecae, Cryptosporidia, Candida, C-diff, Achromobacter, H. Pylori and Dientamoeba Fragilis. 6/10 Heidelberg capsule test diagnosed hypochloridia. Vitamin D deficiency, hypothyroiditis, hypochloridia and low white blood cells caused vulnerability to infections. I now take Betaine HCl, probiotics, Vitamin D and T3 thyroid supplement to maintain immunity.
Posted 14 November 2012 - 12:19 PM
I had developed a nice little lasso around a portion of my small intestine from hysterectomy scar tissue grabbed my fallopian tubes to create a nice tight rope around a loop of small intestine. The surgery was successful - docs were amazed that I didn't want pain meds afterward - ummm I had been in unbelievable pain for nearly a week...a few laproscopic incisions were nothing in comparison. I wasn't trying to be tough....an additional factor was I wanted the hell out of the hospital as they could not provide gluten free meals and I was a bit hungry after living on IV for days on end.
I don't share this story thinking you necessarily have a similar case to mine. It's more that I mistakenly thought gluten was the cause of my abdominal pain and it turned out to be something I never would have imagined - nor many doctors would seriously consider.
Severe constipation can be extremely painful - I know - but if this is a new or different pain - investigate.
PS....during this fun episode the ER docs were blaming that I had tried Mag Citrate on my pain - frustrated my husband enough that he chewed them out - finally getting it thru their heads that I had the pain BEFORE trying Mag Citrate. His small tirade may be the reason they finally admitted me
Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years
3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive
10/25/13 - MCAD
Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile
My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free
Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS
Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.
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