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Tortuous Colon

I was diagnosed with a tortuous colon about a month ago. I have been suffering with bloating, abdominal pain, gas, stomach aces, and constipation for about 4 years. I have been to 2 different GI doctors and my recent one is the one that diagnosed me. My question is does anyone have a solution for the pain? I can deal with the bloating but the stomach pains are becoming unbearable. My doctor prescribed me some medication but it was not covered by my insurance. This issue is really starting to interfere with my daily activities such as work.
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These are all symptoms of IBS...is this what he is treating you for?  Check with your doctor to see if there is a generic form of the medication that was prescribed, and ask him to prescribe that.  If not...it would be well worth just paying for the medication to get some relief. You may find your symptoms are worse when sitting for long periods of time.  I hope this helps and that you get some relief quickly.
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No he is treating me for the tortuous colon. He hasn't diagnosed with IBS, which is what I thought I had. There isn't a generic for the medication but he has prescribed me something else that my insurance will cover. I will start it today and see how it goes.
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