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Ibs symptoms post childbirth

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Simmi1 Sat 16-Jan-16 02:21:40

I'm at the end of my tether with constant ibs symptoms since birth of my baby 17 weeks ago. Started off as an intermittent problem but is now everyday. I have feelings of constipation (even though not constipated) diarrhea, gassy cramps. I have had tests that have ruled out cancer, IBDs. Tried low fod-map, gluten free etc nothing works. Doesn't seem to be linked to stress. I'm constantly uncomfortable- I can't take it anymore. I keep crying as it just won't go away. I never had ibs before the birth. Any ideas? Doctors are not interested - I just feel so down and depressed about it.

Unsurechicken Sat 16-Jan-16 02:27:51

I'm exactly the same! Do you drink lots of fizzy drinks or coffee? I find if I lay off both for a week or so the symptons ease a bit

Simmi1 Sat 16-Jan-16 02:54:49

I used to but gave them up a couple of months ago now 😥

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