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The full form of IBS is irritable bowel syndrome. IBS is a group of gastrointestinal conditions that cause abdominal pain and changes in bowel movement. The common symptoms include stomach cramps, stomach pain, bloating, gas, constipation or diarrhea. Only symptomatic treatment and home remedies are helpful.

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I have side effects due to the medicines I take. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had severe anxiety, depression, palpitation, IBS, diarrhea, too much sweating, and low self-confidence problems for the last 20 years. I tried all medicines, including homeopathy, herbal, ayurvedic, and allopathic, but did not get much effect. I consulted a psychiatrist, and I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I can understand your problem and situation. I know your case in detail. I can understand that you are not able to tolerate some medications. I would like to suggest some new medication. It will su...  Read Full »

I have recurring, painful redness in my eyes. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, For about four years now, I have been getting recurrent redness in the eyes. It starts in one eye at this time of every year. There is no discharge, but stay as a painful red eye. It will go away for a week and then recur for a couple of days before clearing up again. It usually last on a...  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It may be uveitis or glaucoma or just conjunctivitis. Is there any family history of glaucoma? Is there any joint pain or what all systemic illness you have? During the episode, do you encounter any drop in vision? Kindly revert with the answers. Thank you.   Read Full »

I have pain and white strings in my stool. What is it?

Query: Hi, I am a 34 year old female. I noticed what looks like white strings in my stool. I am also having symptoms like abdominal cramps and pain, severe fatigue, memory issues, dizziness, and sometimes constipation. I am hoping it is not parasites. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Symptoms which you have mentioned are related to two diseases, parasites or IBS. To confirm if it is parasites, stool routine examination has to be done.  This might be due to IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) also. This condition presents with alternate constipation wit...  Read Full »

Does alternating episodes of diarrhea and constipation point to IBS?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a lot of constant bowel pains and alternating diarrhea and constipation. Quite often, I am noticing brown sesame seed kind of thing in feces. Is it a parasitic infection? Or is there a possibility for IBS?  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your symptoms of pain and alternating constipation and diarrhea definitely point towards IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). The natural method of reducing these symptoms is by avoiding spicy food, eating your meals on time, and drinking adequate amounts of fluids to keep y...  Read Full »

I have bloating with altered bowels and low grade fever. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with diverticulitis from a CT in February. They gave me antibiotics and for the first time in months, I finally felt good again. Exactly one month later it happened again, and they called me in another round. For years the primary has told me it was just IBS. But I h...  Read Full »

Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You might be having irritable bowel syndrome which is because of stress you are suffering from. You just cannot think about diverticulitis because of such a low-grade fever (there are million other causes of low-grade fever even stress is one of them). It is good th...  Read Full »

I suffer from knee issues. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been dealing with a hard, thick buildup on both of my knees for many years now. Occasionally, it becomes extremely itchy to the extent that it bleeds, and kneeling causes pain. While it sometimes flakes off in the bath, it regrows quickly. I do not take any medication, nor do I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Based on the description and the photo you provided (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), you may be experiencing a skin condition known as psoriasis. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder character...  Read Full »

Why do I feel like pooping every 30 minutes?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel like I have to poop every 30 minutes. I feel like pooping, but nothing comes, only oily discharge. What could be the reason? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Oily discharge can be due to a lot of conditions. Firstly, it can be due to colitis, where you feel like passing motion constantly, and there can be some oily discharge. It can also be due to IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Sometimes it ca...  Read Full »

I am suffering from pain in my lower abdomen. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female aged 50. I have awful pain in the lower abdomen for four days. I have a pain in the right arm and the left side of lower abdomen. My abdomen is bloated and sore. My bowels are moving. I gave up Seroquel a few weeks ago. I have IBS and diverticulitis.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your post. You have underlying IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), diverticulitis and you are possibly in perimenopausal period. Your predominant complaint is left lower abdominal pain which could either be because of diverticulitis or due to a kidney st...  Read Full »

What can be done for gastric problem and frequent gas passage?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 36 years old male with 167 cm height. Weight is 73 kg. I am in good health. Practicing yoga four days a week. Two days walking or jogging like 8000 steps. Daily walking for office and routine is 4000 steps. Sitting job. I have a gastric problem for last six months. Release gas fro...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajay Panwar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Passing fart up to 10 times a day is normal. However, constipation, gastrointestinal infection, irritable bowel syndrome may worsen this. For you, I suggest you take a good amount of water and dietary fibers. Hopefully, that should improve your symptoms. If you are havi...  Read Full »

Which treatment is best for depression, anxiety and IBS with diarrhea?

Query: Hello doctor, I have depression, anxiety, fast heartbeat, excess sweating, low energy, IBS with diarrhea from the last 15 years. I have taken so many allopathic medicine and showed to so many psychiatrist but no real effect. Now I am really confused that which treatment should I follow for long te...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As you have mentioned three different prescription in which Escitalopram and Clonazepam is common to all and rest are different drug. Each drug has its own side effects and each person may have few of these side effects. Now, coming to your question that which one is t...  Read Full »

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