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sorbitol induced squits!!...not pleasant

(12 Posts)
brimfull Mon 29-May-06 00:16:15

have been to the cinema and ate loads of sugarfree gummy sweets.I had major cramps and wind throughout the da vinci code(pity the poor buggers behind me!)
Now I have major squits,honestly am too frightened to fart!
How long will this self induced hell last??

Jimjamskeepingoffvaxthreads Mon 29-May-06 00:38:59

ds1 screams for about 12-24 hours after sorbitol (usually starting the next day though), so you should be OK by tomorrow sometime!

brimfull Mon 29-May-06 00:52:34

oh god that long! It really is awful...never again.And I thought I was being so good not eating sugar.

Californifrau Mon 29-May-06 01:23:38

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threebob Mon 29-May-06 02:46:44

You can have immodium to slow down the bowel, they will help a little with the cramps.

Californifrau Mon 29-May-06 03:22:25

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Californifrau Tue 30-May-06 20:43:55

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Californifrau Tue 30-May-06 20:44:00

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brimfull Tue 30-May-06 20:54:25

immodium worked wonders,I was fine the next morning,had a great clear out though.Great way for a detox though!!

threebob Wed 31-May-06 10:35:17

I'm glad it helped you.

Gingerbear Wed 31-May-06 10:38:43

I know what you mean - weight watchers Fruities sweets (only half a point per paket!) are full of sorbitol.
Unfortunately I am addicted to the liquorice ones.
Still, the diet is working a treat!

Bugsy2 Wed 31-May-06 11:20:28

Glad I'm not alone with this. I find more than two sorbitol sweets & I get the worst farts ever. I mentioned it to my GP once who obviously thought I was barmy.
Hope your guts are feeling better now ggirl.

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