Ibs

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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What causes bloating, stomach cramps, and bowel movement multiple times a day?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 40 years old, and my digestion is always a concern for me, but I am having bloating, stomach cramps, stool discharge 3-4 times a day since last month. There is no blood found in the stool, and the stool test confirmed a few macrophages in the stool. Often sound comes from the abdom...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand you must be very upset about your problem. Well, the symptoms you mention seem to be occurring due to irritable bowel syndrome with functional dyspepsia. Irritable syndrome is a gastrointestinal entity where the patient has abdominal pain, which ...  Read Full »

Please help me overcome depression and gastric problems.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old female, and for a year, I am totally depressed. My life is getting worse, without friends, family, hobbies. There is no one to bother about me. I have already seen three gastroenterologists, and I have tried for a half year: Helicid + Famosan + Ursosan + Itoprid + D...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Bansari

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.   Read Full »

Can instability of the mood have an influence on my intestine?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 19-year-old female suffering from IBS for three years. I always get a severe attack twice a month or more. Before two years, I started taking treatment with Libricol. I am taking Benzodiazepine for insomnia until now. Whenever I go to sleep, I feel like my heartbeat is becoming low ...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. According to your statement, you are suffering from IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) with psychological symptoms. Antidepressants like Amitriptyline can be taken to treat this condition. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, breathing exercise, yoga...  Read Full »

Is irritable bowel syndrome related to HIV?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with a sex worker before 16 years. Before two years, I got sick with IBS and loss of appetite. I got tested for HIV by ELISA, combo test, tri-dot, and RNA-PCR. My wife has also done tests for HIV. I am depressed. Why HIV is not shown in my blood?   Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Sachdeva

HIV AIDS Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, the tests that you had undergone for diagnosing HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) are highly sensitive and specific. It gives accurate results. It is good to hear that you have a negative result for HIV done under varying time periods. The p24 combo is highly se...  Read Full »

Can inflammation due to IBD result in small bowel obstruction?

Query: Hi doctor,Before a year, I was treated in the emergency for small bowel obstruction due to inflammation. I do not have a diagnosis of IBD. After going through the criteria of Crohn's disease and UC, I found that my symptoms are fitting to these issues. I am living without symptoms or other issues fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can have a simple infection of the small bowel and it can lead to some obstructive symptoms. As you do not have any complete obstruction, and so surgery was not required in your case. Some bacterial infections affecting the small bowel presents similar symptoms ...  Read Full »

I was diagnosed with IBS many years back. How to get rid of its symptoms?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 42 year old male, who weighs 210 lbs, and I am 5.11 feet tall. I have been having severe digestive and related symptoms for quite some time. I was diagnosed with IBS many years ago, but I would like a second opinion. My symptoms include severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue,...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), they are fine except some neutrophilia, which is indicative of some inflammation or infection somewhere. Overall, it is fine. Do you have any fever or burning while urination? There is a...  Read Full »

What can cause bloating, irregular bowel and watery stool?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from irregular bowel. I feel burning sensation in the stomach and anus. If I eat anything spicy, I need to go to restroom immediately. My poop smells and is semisolid, sometimes watery but not like diarrhea. I am suffering with this condition for past one year. I am tak...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from a condition known as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Your history is a classical suggestive of that. However, IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. So, we need to be sure it is not anything else like ulcerative colitis, thyroid disorder or autonomic neu...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for recurrent stomach pain?

Query: Hello doctor, It looks like my stomach is upset for the last couple of days. The rate of pain is 6/10, and it is going back and forth. I always feel it at night when I am about to sleep. I feel like there is something wrong with it again. A couple of months ago, I had a check-up, and the doctor the...  Read Full »


Dr. Kapil Gupta

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The various cause of stomach pain can be stomach infection, renal stones, irritable bowel syndrome, gastritis, cholecystitis, etc. To figure out, I would like you to answer a few questions: Do you have any fever, loose stools, or diarrhea? Do you have any pain whil...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for bowel changes, frequent urination, and pins and needles pain?

Query: Hello doctor, Chronic history of health anxiety due to my dad’s death (aged 40). I have this anxiety for nearly 10 years since my son was born. I think of seeing a psychotherapist and I have catastrophic thinking and cancer-phobia. I have bowel symptoms for one year with urgency after meals ...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern and explain that your symptoms suggest anxiety and irritable bowel syndrome. I do not think you need to perform a brain MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) or CT (computed tomography) scan. I would recommend checking thyroid hormone levels...  Read Full »

What kind of treatment helps to treat constipation presenting with IBS?

Query: I have struggled with constipation my enter life. It is normal for me, but nonetheless uncomfortable and fatigue-inducing. I often can go up to two weeks without having a bowel movement or feeling that my bowel movements are incomplete. As a result, I tend to feel bloated, especially in the lower pa...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq. I hope you are doing well. I understand your concern. Based on your symptoms you have a condition called Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS can be of two types, one is Constipation predominant other is diarrhea predominant. Looks like you have constipation-predominant IBS....  Read Full »

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