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I don't know what to do.

I've had diarrhea since last week on Sunday. So I've had diarrhea for almost two weeks. And recently I've been experiencing tightness in my chest. I do have asthma, I've had it all my life. But I continuously keep getting severe abdominal cramps and then I go to the bathroom alot. And the stools change, sometimes they're closer to watery, and sometimes they're more solid. I have severe anxiety and have a hard time leaving the house so I have a hard time getting to a doctor. I'm going to try to stop consuming dairy and wheat and all, anything with fiber, but do you think there's something seriously wrong>
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Hi Haleyleeaann,
Sorry to hear about your stomach problems. It could be many things. I had something similar a few years ago and I was diagnosed with SIBO, small intestine bacterial overgrowth. I visited a gastroenterologist and he ordered a hydrogen breath test which confirmed the SIBO diagnosis. I was put on an antibiotic for a couple weeks which killed off the bad bacteria in the gut, along with the good guys, and then started taking Align probiotics to replenish the beneficial gut bacteria. I continue to take Align every few days since then. One of the things I noticed before being treated was really foul smelling stool. Now the smell is back to normal. The diarrhea has stopped and I am pretty regular these days. I still continue to get abdominal bloating though, but this might be due to a polyp in my gallbladder. Hope this helps.
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It did help alot. I'm working on getting outside and stuff. I've been housebound since April. So it's gonna be tough to get to the doctor's but I'll make it. I appreciate your response! Today I haven't gone to the bathroom at all. I feel constipated now. I think because I avoided all fiber yesterday. All I ate was noodles haha. So maybe that constipated me. I don't know. I'm going to try to relax and stop stressing till my therapist comes to see me next weekend.
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