Hi, I wanted to ask if anyone had a CIS has had a exprience similar to me?
I took steriod tablets for 5 days, 5 tablets a day. As I needed to take the tablets with food I would have toast with the last tablet of the day before going to bed. I drunk lots of water. I’ve read that the steriods can cause constipation. After I finished the 5 day course, the constipation was so bad it was causing fissures, lots of fresh blood on the toilet paper (feeling like i was pooing sharp glass, sorry for the extra details). It was so painful I would be crying and I was going to number ‘2’ once every four days.
This cronic constipation went on for 12 weeks and wasn’t resolving ! I was about to go to my GP when I read that cutting out wheat, gluten and dairy may help. I wasn’t expecting it to work - but amazingly it did from the following day of this diet change. I have been ‘going’ every one or two days since this diet change.
I asked four GP’s about it, two said I could test for gluten intollerence but need to eat gluten again for 6 weeks (i don’t want to eat it again). One GP said i am doing the right thing and carry on without gluten. One GP said I could have used laxatives. My bowels have finally healed, so have my fissures and my hemorids healed finally after 4 months.