Ibs Symptoms

IBS or irritable bowel syndrome is a group of gastrointestinal conditions causing symptoms like stomach cramps, stomach pain, gas, bloating, constipation or diarrhea. The stomach pain associated with IBS is relieved after a bowel movement.

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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 »

I am either constipated or I have loose stools. Also, I suffer from extreme gas. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor,My stomach looks different every day. I exercise daily, and I do not eat more than 1600 calories. I am either constipated or have a liquid poo and a lot of gas. What is wrong with me?Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the description of your symptoms, I can make out that you suffer from IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome). This is very easy to treat. You will need a three-month treatment with an antibiotic called Rifaximine, probiotics, antacids, and a brain relaxing drug called F...  Read Full »

Is my lethargy related to my severe stomach cramps?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having IBS from the last four years. I have symptoms of anxiety, skin rashes, low sex drive, low energy, digestive issues, acidity, and heartburn. An endoscopy and colonoscopy done two years ago came back normal. But, I am following up with my doctor who recently found exce...  Read Full »


Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It does not look like you are harboring a major illness. Most of your symptoms are resulting from your excess stress and anxiety. Do not worry. Addressing them will cure your health issues. The breath test positivity may be due to a bacterial colonization of your st...  Read Full »

Do I have IBS if I have overflowing diarrhea and constipation continuously for weeks?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having overflow diarrhea and constipation for about four weeks now. I am under investigation for IBS and will have a colonoscopy in a few weeks. I have been under so much stress lately. My blood tests on my kidneys and liver are fine, and I also do not have celiac disease. Bu...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Intermittent diarrhoea and constipation are features of IBS. Mild pain and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth are some common features of IBS. Most of the organic causes are already ruled out based on your information. Treatment of the IBS...  Read Full »

How to avoid getting bloated after every meal?

Query: Hello doctor,My problem started two months back when I suddenly had diarrhea. I took Flagyl for a week but all in vain. Then I visited a physician, he prescribed me Rifagut 400 thrice a day for seven days, Pantocid 20 twice a day for five days and probiotic twice a day for five days. I got relief i...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query as well as the investigations (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From your reports, you seem to be suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The condition responds to Rifaximin (Rifagut) for a short term. The long term trea...  Read Full »

I have indigestion, constipation, low appetite, weight loss, inability to gain weight, and anal itching. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from digestion issues, mostly bloating, from more than seven months. While taking medicines, I was feeling fine, and once I stopped them, my symptoms recurred. My present symptoms include indigestion, constipation, improper motions, low appetite, weight loss, inabilit...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). As far as your questions are concerned, the following are my answers. Just go on an empty stomach so that if required, they can do an endoscopy. All the tests can be performed on an empty stomach. I personal...  Read Full »

Do I have IBS if I have constipation and diarrhea with abdominal pain and gas for a long time?

Query: Hi doctor, I am enquiring about the possibility of having IBS for the past five weeks as I have been suffering from constipation on most days and feeling there is something stuck up in my back end and feeling that my bowel is not emptying. On some days, I have also experienced diarrhea. Most days, I...  Read Full »


Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your symptoms match IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), and your stress aggravates it. Your baseline examination and tests are normal, so there is nothing to worry about. I will suggest you do a screening colonoscopy which will clear most things. Yo...  Read Full »

How to overcome IBS symptoms?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had IBS for 25 years now. My symptoms have changed over the years. It started with stomach gas, discomfort, and loose stools. Later I had constipation, GERD, and stomach pain. For the past 15 years, I have had diarrhea, loose stools, and also acidity and nausea. I am not able to e...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can only imagine the level of your endurance while being through all this. Given your uncontrolled symptoms make me believe there must be various mishaps while management of your symptoms. As from your history, given no alarms symptoms like weight loss, decreased ...  Read Full »

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

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 »

I am having stomach infection and IBSAL. What could be the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from IBS and stomach infection. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Gowri Palanissami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned that you are suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and stomach pain. Kindly share more details about your issue, like the time duration of your symptoms, frequency, area of pain, BMI (body mass index), history, any reports taken that will a...  Read Full »

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