IBS will be the death of me. I am a freshman in college who has been struggling with IBS, specifically the diarrhea kind. I’ve been dealing with this for about a year and a half. It has been such a horrid time. My mental health has gone down more than you can imagine, I am […]


Hello, my name is Rabia, I’m 23 years old, my story is when I’ve had stomach issues in my childhood but i didn’t take it seriously i always thought that it’s normal because i used to eat alot of junks etc, diarrhoea become a part of my life and I’m used to it seriously, my […]


I have IBS which cycles between constipation and diarrhea. I am 71 and it has been much worse over the last 2 years of COVID. On the advice of my gastroenterologist I take 11/2 tablespoons of psyllium in water/orange juice plus 1 cap of Clearlax in water every morning. Because on most days I have […]


Hi I have suffered with IBS since 18 and then at 28 suddenly turned from urgency to go to chronic constipation. I now have chronic diarrhoea for nearly 3 months has anyone else had long spells of constipation and then sudden diarrhoea?


Since I was 42 and broke my spine. I have had cauda equina syndrome. But… I have every day diarrhoea from ten to 20 times a day. I have tried a diet low in histamines . Have tried fodmap. Avoid gluten and dairy. Proboscis. And nothing helps. If I need to go I get one […]

258-Patient Guide to Chronic Diarrhea

For most people the passage of liquid stools, or diarrhea, is a symptom that lasts for a couple of days, then resolves itself, typically within one week. These short-term episodes are typically due to infections after consuming contaminated food or drink. The average American has an episode of acute (severe or sudden onset) diarrhea every […]

Understanding Chronic or Functional Diarrhea

What is Diarrhea? Diarrhea is defined as passing frequent and/or loose or watery stools. Acute diarrhea goes away in a few weeks, and becomes chronic when it lasts longer than 3–4 weeks. If no specific cause is found after a thorough investigation and certain criteria are met, a diagnosis of functional or chronic diarrhea may […]

Managing Diarrhea

How Can You Manage Diarrhea? Managing diarrhea can be tough. Diarrhea is best described as the too frequent and often urgent passage of loose or watery stools, but there is no perfect definition of the disorder. There are many causes, and diarrhea may be a mild nuisance or a disabling dysfunction with life-threatening consequences. Therefore, […]

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