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Mair k
01-06-2014, 02:45 PM
I had a colon resection in Sept. and now am having symptoms of low grade fever, nausea, lack of appetite, burping and had diarrhea yesterday.

Are these symptoms of IBS??

WhistleDixie
01-06-2014, 09:04 PM
Based on the fact that you're only a couple of months out from resection, I'd suggest you call your doctor. The fever could indicate infection, which needs to be addressed sooner, rather than later. As for IBS...the symptoms usually include cramping with alternating constipation/diarrhea. Be safe and call your doctor, ok?

Mair k
01-07-2014, 08:28 AM
Thank you! I am seeing the surgeon today.

WhistleDixie
01-07-2014, 02:30 PM
Thank goodness you are seeing your surgeon today. I am SO concerned about you, Mair. In reading your posts, my heart aches for your suffering as I have had some similar experiences. I can feel your pain, but I don't have many answers for you. I want you to know that you are not alone. There is GREAT support available on these boards. I am here for you if you just need to talk.

Please let us know how your appointment went today. I am anxiously awaiting, tho I fear you may be hospitalized. Let us know, ok?