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josh052980

Ibs Symptoms While Healing

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I've finally hit the point where I'm feeling better more often than bad, which is great. I'm feeling like a normal person almost all the time now, so I'm very happy. One question I have for everyone is if you experienced any IBS symptoms as you got better? Not to be gross here, but I've noticed in the mornings, before I have a bowel movement, I get very crampy and semi-nauseated, then I have the bowel movement, continue with those symptoms for a half hour or so, and then am fine the rest of the day. Anyone else have this happen?

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I've finally hit the point where I'm feeling better more often than bad, which is great. I'm feeling like a normal person almost all the time now, so I'm very happy. One question I have for everyone is if you experienced any IBS symptoms as you got better? Not to be gross here, but I've noticed in the mornings, before I have a bowel movement, I get very crampy and semi-nauseated, then I have the bowel movement, continue with those symptoms for a half hour or so, and then am fine the rest of the day. Anyone else have this happen?

I have been gluten-free since December with a few accidental exceptions and this did happen to me on and off for a few months. I've never had IBS, I tend to lean in the other direction but this was still unusual for me. Now it just happens a few hours after I have had a gluten exposure. I am intolerant, not allergic. Maybe your "movements" are larger now than before and your body isn't used to it. I suspect that was part of my problem. Good luck.

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I've finally hit the point where I'm feeling better more often than bad, which is great. I'm feeling like a normal person almost all the time now, so I'm very happy. One question I have for everyone is if you experienced any IBS symptoms as you got better? Not to be gross here, but I've noticed in the mornings, before I have a bowel movement, I get very crampy and semi-nauseated, then I have the bowel movement, continue with those symptoms for a half hour or so, and then am fine the rest of the day. Anyone else have this happen?

It's pretty normal. I think I had IBS like symptoms and loose stools for the first couple months I initially went gluten-free.

And don't worry about grossing anyone out on this forum, it's pretty hard to do

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Well, the GI I saw recently told me I likely have IBS and celiac disease, yay me :-/

Reason being is I still have pain in left side of abdomen after being gluten-free for almost 3 months, which would relate to large intestine issues, not typical small intestine problems, which is odd because my overall bloating got better, so gluten-free diet was doing something.

Also, I fasted for a week before being tested for celiac disease to try and get that pain to go away, but it stayed the entire time.

I don't get D or C really though, not unless I add stimulants like coffee and alcohol to my diet, or take too many metals in multivitamins or something.


diagnosed Jan 2012, bloodwork only

June 2012 positive visual of celiac disease from gastroscopy

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