Ibd

IBD stands for inflammatory bowel disease. It includes a group of disorders that cause inflammation in the intestines. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis come under IBD. The symptoms are diarrhea, abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, weight loss, and fatigue. Taking fatty and greasy foods, hot and spicy foods, intake of caffeine and alcohol can trigger IBD. There is no cure for this condition.

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I have chronic gastrointestinal issues like GERD, SIBO, and IBD. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a bit of a long story here. I have been having gastrointestinal issues for about 13 years now. When it started, I suffered from an ulcer (H.pylori) which I cured, but now I have chronic gastritis and IBS - D (irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea). I feel an urgency to go to th...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen all your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). They all are normal. Considering your symptoms, you likely predominantly have IBS-D (irritable bowel syndrome diarrhea). IBS is a functional problem of the large bowel, making it mo...  Read Full »

My 4-year-old daughter has a stomach ache, constipation, and weight loss with bowel wall inflammation in ultrasound. Is it IBD?

Query: Hello doctor,My 4-year-old daughter has complained of stomach aches and constipation for past four days. She has been gradually loosing weight for the past many months. We did a ultra sound and stool test. Her ultra sound showed inflammation on her bowel wall and the stool test showed calprotectin l...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest the following: Give the child Muout powder (Polyethylene Glycol) - 4 scoops in 1 glass of water early in the morning on an empty stomach for three days, followed by two scoops in 1 glass of water early in the morning on an empty stomach for two weeks. Reduce...  Read Full »

Is a biopsy report essential when Corhn's signs are present during an abdominal surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I had small bowel obstruction on the twenty-seventh of last month. They took out the appendix and attached fat tissue. They also found fluid in the stomach pelvis and cul-de-sac. I have lived with really bad constipation for some time tried everything to decrease it. I also have been ...  Read Full »


Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will help you regarding it. I have assessed the attachments thoroughly (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). The histopathology report mentions in interpretation, "Appendicular mucosa with minimal focal acute infla...  Read Full »

Are my symptoms due to diabetes or Crohn's disease?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old male with a weight of 68 kilograms and a height of five feet seven inches. I do not smoke, drink or use any recreational drugs. I have some pre-existing medical issues for several years like acne, anal itching or jock itch, stomach cramps after eating, and an urge to...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have explained your symptoms well. It was palatable to read. Well, your concerns are genuine but here is my take on this. You are too young to develop type 2 diabetes mellitus and dermatopathy. It is far away to be even considered. You have a normal glucose leve...  Read Full »

Can work-related stress result in Crohn's disease flare-ups?

Query: Hi doctor, I started to have Crohn's disease when I was 12 years old and I am 35 years old now. I have stopped taking medication for ten years and I do not have any flareup in the last five years. But I still have bowel inflammation from time to time and I have pain spasms occasionally in the lower...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Bansari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can sense your concern and I know that you have gone through bad days during the illness. You are off treatment and still managing everything for about five years. I can understand that working on the front line makes things difficult but you are at equal risk lik...  Read Full »

Pentasa sachet is not helping ulcerative colitis. Please suggest some other medicine.

Query: Hi doctor,I am 23 years old with a weight of 52 kilograms and a height of six feet. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis last year. I had an E.coli infection four years back by food poisoning. I have symptoms of rectal bleeding, nausea, and constipation. When I got acute colitis, I took Pentasa s...  Read Full »


Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having left-sided colitis. Before taking Humaira or any other biosimilars, I would like to optimize your medications. Regarding foods, there are no specific foods that can help you. I suggest you take an oral trial of Prednisolone as enema does not help complete...  Read Full »

Is L-Glutamine helpful in relieving symptoms of Crohn's disease?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a male 29 years old, my height is 5'10", and my weight is 138 lbs. I am under Sulfasalazine medication. I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease sixteen years ago, never having entered a remission since. I was recently informed by a friend that my glutamine can be beneficial for leaky ...  Read Full »


Dr. M. A. Toyeb, Nazma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your question and understand your concern. It is correct that L-Glutamine has been seen to help in the healthy functioning of the intestine but this is still under trial and there is not enough data to prove it conclusively. The side effects you h...  Read Full »

What can cause a lump that changes size in the outer anal area for around three months?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 22-year-old male. I am suffering from pain in the anal area. I have a lump with a white top. It keeps on increasing and decreasing. I have a sticky liquid coming out of it and my anus remains wet always. I have this issue for three months. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can have a possibility of perianal sinus or abscess. There is a pus collection around the anus. As you have this issue for three months, the other possibility is infection with secondary abscess formation. You can have another possibility of inflammation of the ...  Read Full »

How to differentiate between ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease?

Query: Hello doctor, My 6 year old daughter was born with tyrosinemia type 1. She had diarrhea and bloody stools for 10 days, a month back. She was tested for many things, and everything came back normal, except her calprotectin level was 1250 while she had loose and bloody stools. She was admitted and h...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen all the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). We see many tyrosinemias and IBD (irritable bowel disease) patients. In smaller children, it is sometimes difficult to differentiate between ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease....  Read Full »

I get recurrent blood in stool with stomach pain. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know the reason for pain in the stomach at the right side and blood in the stool. Once I had blood in stool previously and used homeopathy medicine to stop that, but it recurred after five days.  Read Full »


Dr. Kapil Kumar Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stomach pain on the right side can occur due to a variety of reasons like stomach infection, appendicitis, infection in your intestine, and problems in your kidneys or the ureters (a tube that connects your kidneys to your urinary bladder). Stomach pain with blood i...  Read Full »

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