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27 yrs old Male problems with gastrointestinal issues

So as far as I can tell it doesn't happen unless I eat late and go to sleep. I'll wake up in the middle of the night around 330 after sleeping at 11pm and have cramping and a big urge to have a BM. When I get to the bathroom the cramps get worse so bad I begin vomiting everything left in my stomach till it's just bile. I may have a big bm or small but it will be very painful. Occasionally I experience bloody stool but not too often. This happens almost everyday but it worst upon eating late. Once I start vomiting I can't keep down any liquids for around 12hrs constantly vomiting. I have fewer Bms on these days. I was diagnosed with diverticulitis at 22 but not sure this is my main issue. During the 12hr episodes I will have really bad acid reflux and not be able to move with out feeling like a full cup of acid the cramping becomes like severe bloating. The only thing I can find to help me is heat in the form of a heater or hot shower with water focused on my lower back and stomach around waist line. Thanks for any info.
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Hello and welcome to the forum.  That's such a lot that you've been through with this health issue.  Please work with a gastroenterologist to determine cause and treatment plans.  Yes, this could be a manifestation of IBS.  IBS can look different and take different paths with different people making it a little bit of a difficult condition to diagnose.  But essential to do so. They have many medications to help.  Are you losing weight with the current situation?  I do want to point out that one can become so constipated that they have impaction in the bowel which could lead to vomiting.  You do need to be evaluated for this right away if you haven't already.  Please give us an update.
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