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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How to overcome IBS symptoms?

Query: Hi 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 oain. For the past 15 years i have had diarrhea, loose stools and also acidity and nausea. Iam not able to eat anything o...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello dear. I welcome you to icliniq. 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, dec...  Read Full »

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

Query: i am 40 yrs old . My digestion is always a concern for me but since last month i am having bloting , stomach cramps , stool discharge 3-4 times a day. medicine taken rifagut, actigut for 5 days , meftal spas continuous , pentaprazole - 20 days till nw . at present bloting reduced but stomach cramp...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. I can understand you must be very upset about your problem. Well the symptoms you mention seem to be occurring due to irritable bowels. The irritable syndrome is a gastrointestinal entity where patient has abdominal pain which change with physiologic activities su...  Read Full »

Can hemorrhoids or rectal prolapse cause the anal lining to bulge during defecation?

Query: Hi! I am a 29 year old male with 171 cm height and 55kg weight and suffer from IBS. Every time I go to toilet, I have pain while defecating and after it, I have a burning sensation in the anus region for the whole day. Sometimes I also have abdominal pain but I think this is due to IBS. Before and...  Read Full »


Dr. Abdullah Sultan

General Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Hope you are fine. 1) pain while defecating, and feeling of bulge, this is mostly a hemorrhoid, which sometimes could be associated with spot of blood on the toilet seat, and sometimes not. How to differentiate between a hemorrhoid and a rectal prolapse? to be examined by a surgeon, other wise ...  Read Full »

Please help me overcome depression and gastric problems.

Query: Hello, I am a 25 years old girl and after year I am totally depressed, my life is getting worse, without friends, family, hobbies do not bother me I have already three gastroenterologists and I have tried for a half year: Helicid + famosan + ursosan + itoprid + duspatalin + probiotic + vitamin Z...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Bansari

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello dear, welcome to icliniq, I have reviewed your concerns in detail. I can sense, you are a wonderful lively person, who likes exercise and enjoy foods. But unfortunately for various reasons, you are facing alot of troubles along with health issues, that makes the situation even more worse. ...  Read Full »

I have stomach spasms and indigestion issues. Is this IBS?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 16 years old with 5'7" height and weigh around 133 pounds. About two weeks ago, I was sitting in class, and I started having these excruciating stomach spasms. It was not an out of the blue thing because I had been having issues concerning my abdomen for about three months before t...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, Medical Gastroenterologist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) has a familial association, and it usually causes pain in the left side of the abdomen and sometimes in the epigastrium with dyspeptic symptoms. The diagnosis of IBS does not doubt in your case. The blood glucose of 111 is average. W...  Read Full »

Does Metamucil cause rubbery stools?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37 year old male. My only diagnosed health issues are mild hypertension and acid reflux. I take medicines for both. Over the past three months, I had been experiencing a change in bowel habits. It starts with normal stool, then a bout of constipation or hard stool and then loose ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankur Jindal

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a standard description of functional bowel syndrome, probably IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). But, there is no alarming symptoms are present like weight loss, lump or blood in stools. Parasites will not cause these symptoms. Continue taking psyllium husk as required...  Read Full »

I have a soapy and metallic taste in my mouth. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old woman. I am 5 feet 6 inches. I have bowel issues and constipation quite often. Lately, I feel very exhausted, have severe back aches, and a metallic and soapy taste in my mouth that will not go away. I am not sure what is going on.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashish Jayanand Chandwadkar

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your history and complaints, it seems you might have the following, depending on your additional complaints: Hemorrhoids, If you have accompanying constipation, mucus and sometimes blood in the stool, heartburn, and reflux. IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) i...  Read Full »

I feel nauseous after smoking cigarettes. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have some major problems with my small intestines. I have cramping pain in my lower abdomen, and I suffer from indigestion, bloating, burping, and nausea. Nausea seems to originate from my lower intestine. If I smoke, it makes me nauseous. I have a constant feeling that something in my l...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, Medical Gastroenterologist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Greetings of the day. Yes, an x-ray with barium will definitely help to delineate the ulcer and obstruction. Sometimes, there is a subacute obstruction that leads to pain intermittently whenever there is distention of the bowel. Losing weight is also indicative of some o...  Read Full »

I am uncomfortable due to excessive gas, burping, bloating and acidity. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male. I am suffering from stomach problems like gas (excess condition every time), burping, bloating and pain in the chest (sometimes due to acidity). I always feel uncomfortable because of gas problem. I feel like my stomach is full every time. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. Most probably, you have irritable bowel syndrome, which is a syndrome of nervous bowels characterized by colicky bowels that may cause constipation or diarrhea. It does not wake you up in the middle of the night. Also, it worsens in times ...  Read Full »

My bowel movement is not satisfactory. Is that a symptom of IBS?

Query: Hi doctor, Around 3 to 4 years ago, I had normal bowel movements. My bowel movement was good enough that I had to wake up to go and felt quite empty, except sometimes I had to go in the evening and also no farts. I then moved to a new place and I think the water changed; still I was quite fine with ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ganeshkumar Suresh Satpute

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you have IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). If there is a problem of recurrent bowel gases, then you can take treatment initially for that. If not relieved, then can undergo colonoscopy. You should also do yoga daily. Initially, please start on the following m...  Read Full »

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