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 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 »

How to treat food poisoning induced IBS?

Query: Hello doctor, Eight months ago, I had an acute food poisoning case. My symptoms were cramping, pain, weight loss, and diarrhea. I ate food that was left outside the fridge for more than eight hours. The symptoms persisted for a few weeks, and then I went to a doctor who did a colonoscopy and stool ...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). They are looks normal. But hemogram report showing iron deficiency even though hemoglobin is normal. IBS is treated with diet modification with regular exercise and yoga. IBS may aggr...  Read Full »

Will worms in stools cause vomiting and diarrhea?

Query: Hello doctor, For about a year now, I have been examining my stools and I am sure that my entire body is infested with all kinds of parasitic worms. I became very ill because of it. I have made two emergency room visits to do tests but have been dismissed with the diagnosis that I am delusional. Th...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from some sort of illness due to parasitic worm infestation for a year. But the emergency doctor has refused to examine you and diagnosed as delusion. According to the pictures that a...  Read Full »

What causes symptoms like bowel problems, palpitations, dizziness, blackout vision, etc.?

Query: Hello doctor, While getting up from sleep in the morning vertigo, and fatigue occurs. After my first bowel movement I pass gas and feels the urge for second bowel movement again. While passing of gas, sometimes I get palpitations, pins and needles over belly area, flickering on buttocks occurs. Ve...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some details about your symptoms. Since when you started to have symptoms? What exactly you feel in vertigo, visualizing spinning of surroundings object around you, or feels spinning of your head inside, blurred vision, blackening in front of e...  Read Full »

My chronic constipation affects my normal life. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am hoping to get a second opinion on my current symptoms. I am a 23-year-old female. I am experiencing severe constipation and inability to pass gas with left side abdominal pain. It feels as if my bowel shrunk down to the size of a pencil. It started with mild constipation and left side...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can imagine how much you have been upset about your health. Constipation and left side lower abdominal pain with no alarming features (such as ongoing bleeding, weight loss, reduced appetite, and normal colonoscopy) make me think that you have irritable bowel synd...  Read Full »

What should I do to help my IBS-D?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old female suffering from bowel changes for the past four years. My physician then said that the symptoms are probably like IBS-D passage of loose or unformed stool that used to happen twice or thrice in a year for around one to three weeks every time. Nowadays, this bow...  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. I want to explain to you what it could be and how to approach it. For diagnosis of IBS-D (irritable bowel syndrome-diarrhea predominant), the patient will have abdominal pain, which changes in intensity ...  Read Full »

Why am I having problems with bowel movements?

Query: Hi doctor, I am practicing as a karma yogi. I have a problem with the bowel movement. I am taking up to 30 minutes to out the dross. After practicing yoga and exercise, I am again in need to go to restroom again. I wonder how the dross is segregated without having food in the morning. I wake up at 4...  Read Full »


Dr. Prabudoss G S

General Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is not your unique problem, but present in most of the middle aged people. You have previously tuned your bowel for tobacco and now that your yoga helps in maintaining the rhythm. However, your present condition is termed as gastrocolic reflux (increased colon motili...  Read Full »

I have chronic diarrhea with IBS. Kindly suggest diet recommendations to prevent diarrhea.

Query: Hello doctor, I am having hypo-beta-lipoproteinemia since birth. I am taking high doses of Vitamin E and A since then. Now I am 42 years old and diagnosed with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). What should I eat to avoid diarrhea? I have diarrhea for almost two years. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sumiya Sulthana

Nutritionist, Dietician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I still need many details for proper medical intervention so that I can provide a customized diet plan. We need to discuss a food map list to understand the foods that upset your stomach (I meant food immediately causes diarrhea). Until then, follow these tips: ...  Read Full »

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