Explain to them what IBS is and how it affects your life. You dont have to tell them all the gory details of your symptoms and toilet habits, just how it makes you feel. Hopefully, they will be understanding and it will bring you closer as a couple.
What is pooping your pants a symptom of?
Common causes of fecal incontinence include diarrhea, constipation, and muscle or nerve damage. The muscle or nerve damage may be associated with aging or with giving birth. Whatever the cause, fecal incontinence can be embarrassing.
What should I wear to an IBS flare up?
Embrace stretchy or loose-fitting pants Yoga pants, joggers, and leggings are an IBS dream. Tight pants can press into already irritated intestines and make you spend the whole day longing to take them off. Stretchy or loose-fitting pants make a huge difference when youre bloated or suffering from intestinal pain.