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I take colace one a day a one teaspoon of Metamucil and

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I take colace one a day a one teaspoon of Metamucil and Bentyl 10mg bid. I can't get regulated. Go from cramping one day to 5 or6 semisolid bowel movements the next day. Have been diagnosed with ibs hemmhroid s and have had 4 bandings the last year with slight amount of bleeding occasionally. What can I do to get regular with only a couple bms a day? Lot of anxiety over this. I take Xanax and Zoloft.

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2 yrs. Soft drinks

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I had prostate proton radiation 18 months ago

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

have you tried the FODMAP diet

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No
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

That is the absolutely best treatment for IBS
http://fodmapliving.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Stanford-University-Low-FODMAP-Diet-Handout.pdf

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