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New Medicine Troubles: Graphic Talk (Warning)

Sunday, August 14, 2016

For the last two years, I've had chronic diarrhea. I've been in and out of my doctor's office trying to get it fixed. I go at least five times a day. A bad day has usually been about 9 times. We even bought a bidet on Amazon and I love it. I was on anti-fungals for a while for yeast because my yeast count was excessive. I was on Anti-bacterials for a while. That didn't help. It would all help at first but things would go back to the way they were.

So my doctor took my gallbladder in February. That made things worse. He finally prescribed Welchol. He told me to take 6 a day. After reading about it, I decided to take one. One was all it took! Now I haven't been in the last 24 hours. I know that's actually not bad, but I was waking up all night feeling full, bloated with reflux. Ugh!

I called the Pharmacist who seemed surprised that all I took was one. I can't even imagine what would have happened if I took six!!! So now I am trying prune juice and grape juice to get my to normal. If that doesn't work then a laxative.

Is anyone else on this medication? Any insight?
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    Your blog reminds me of how grateful I should be for every normal day.... I hope you find the golden mean and feel better very, very soon!

    951 days ago
    I have IBS so the same problem with diarrhea on many days. It is a true pain in the butt. The doctor has tried different remedies for me but none of them work other that strict diet control.
    952 days ago
  • WASU132
    Sorry you are having so much trouble. I have IBS-D but not every day. Mostly stress induced but it can hit at any time. Usually the wrong time😕. Have they looked at Crones disease?
    952 days ago
    Keep on keeping on!

    Make today the greatest day of your life…
    emoticon Until tomorrow!

    952 days ago
    Never heard of this med. sorry I can't be of any help there.

    But you are in my thoughts. hope you feel better soon.
    952 days ago
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