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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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I have had trouble with IBS, Mucus and horrible cramping

Customer Question

I have had trouble with IBS, Mucus and horrible cramping with no result of movement. I started probiotics and enjoye 4 weeks without a problem and had normal movements...yay! Now the problem has returned.
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: I just listed them
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I do see colorectal specialist who put me on Metamucil. Can I take that with probiotics?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 4 months ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

There's no problem with combining the Metamucil with the probiotics--together they may help stop your IBS attack

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thanks.
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 4 months ago.

My pleasure

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