Constipation refers to a difficulty or inability to pass motions comfortably. The stool may be hardened due to less water content in the body (dehydration). The person may need to strain hard to pass the stools, leading to pain, tears, fissures, and bleeding.

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How can I get relief from heartburn and bloating?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old suffering from anxiety disorder, and I took some related medicines for a few years and still take Mirtazapine. I have weight issues from a couple of years. I do blood examinations regularly, which come back normal. Lately, I am having problems with heartburn. I had ...  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to All the symptoms are related to bowel disturbance. This is multiple issue disorder, as you are presenting with pain, excessive burping, and heartburn. And you also have constipation. This is called IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). All the symptoms are interrelated. See if...  Read Full »

Will there be itching and swelling when there are piles?

Query: Hi doctor,For the last two months, I am having piles, wounds around the anal. There is swelling, itching and it is red in color. Itching is mostly during nighttime. Pain is there when I pass stools. I am not under any medication. Kindly help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and will help you with it. I have seen the attached image (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). You are suffering from hemorrhoids (piles). There is inflammation as well. Yes, it must be itchy and painful. Do not worry. Ar...  Read Full »

Can hemorrhoids be treated if identified in teenagers?

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 17. What to do if blood is coming with stool and feeling pain when passing out stool? It is like there s a cut like something. What to do? Kindly guide me.  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Anal fissure (cuts) are common in those suffering from constipation and hard stools. Do you feel any bulging as well while passing stools? You might be suffering from hemorrhoids (piles) as well. Even I have had my struggles with hemorrhoids, and I know the sight of ...  Read Full »

Is it essential to get a COVID vaccine in a patient with a paralytic attack and asthma?

Query: Hi doctor, A patient with diabetes (ten years), BP (26 years) and 26 years before the paralytic attack in the left side, and dementia (he cannot recollect the person, object, day or night) is not bedridden. He will do his routine based on the repeated commands that are given. For the last three yea...  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and will help you regarding it. I appreciate you for explaining everything in detail. This helps in proper assessment. I will answer the queries you asked in the same sequence. Please share the diagnosis of asthma. There are different severi...  Read Full »

Can dyspepsia with gastritis cause bloating and constipation?

Query: Hi doctor,My lower abdomen is constantly bloated and swollen. My symptoms include chronic bloating, constipation, no period, swollen pelvis area, fatigue, and painful intercourse. My blood work and ultrasound are normal. The symptoms have lasted over six months. I am a 25-year-old female, of height ...  Read Full »

Dr. Md Raihan Uddin Khan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You mentioned recently you did a blood investigation and ultrasound of the abdomen, and it was normal, so do not worry too much. About your constipation and bloating, you can change diet habits, increase vegetables and fiber diet in your food and avoid spicy, oily, an...  Read Full »

Will constipation cause extreme pain on the right side of the abdomen?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel extreme and sharp stomach pain on the right side. I also have constipation and chills. I have had these symptoms for three days now. I have just had urinalysis. I have the reports. Kindly give your opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Such pain can be due to acidity or constipation. Because as you mentioned, you are constipated, so there is bowel obstruction and formation of gases. That is causing all this pain. I would suggest you attach your reports. I will check and let you know further. I ...  Read Full »

Why do I have occasional dull aches on the right side of the abdomen?

Query: Hi doctor, I have occasionally been experiencing dull aches on right side of the abdomen, about 4 to 5 inches right of the belly button, and about 3 inches below the ribs, from two weeks. I just had an ultrasound of the abdomen and kidneys, and everything is normal. What can this be? It just comes ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It might be due to an acidity and gastritis. Do you also have nausea, bloating, burping, increase in pain on food, sour water feeling in throat, or chest burning? Try doing the following. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicin...  Read Full »

Will I have constipation post-COVID vaccination?

Query: Hi doctor, I need quick information regarding my current issue. I had taken the first dose of the Covishield vaccine last Friday at a government center. I had a feverish kind of feeling for one and a half days and got well by now. But I started to have constipation since then. The number of bowel ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This problem is not at all linked to Covishield. I congratulate you on getting an opportunity to get a coronavirus vaccination. You are probably suffering from hemorrhoids, and that is the reason behind your constipation as well as getting blood in the stool. I sug...  Read Full »

I am getting mouth sores when I eat anything. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting sores in my mouth when I eat anything. Also, I get the feeling in my mouth as if I am eating something sour and it is annoying. I get it around the same time every year for a couple of occasions. It usually starts around my exams. I am a 15 year old female. My height is 158 c...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sores occur due to deficiency of vitamin B and also due to excessive stress. You should try to avoid stress using relaxation techniques like deep breathing, meditation, etc. I suggest vitamin B complex supplement like capsule Zevit once a day for a week. It should res...  Read Full »

Does rectal bleeding that occurs once a month indicate hemorrhoids?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 15-year-old. I had rectal bleeding after passing stool about a month back. Again today also it is bright red. So should I be worried about it? Kindly give your opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and will help you with it. You are probably suffering from hemorrhoids (piles). Is there any bulging as well from the anus? Do not worry. Around 75 percent of people suffer from hemorrhoids at some point in life. Most of the time, it just app...  Read Full »

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