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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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What might be the reason of my amebiasis?

Query: Hello Doctor, I am a 29-year-old female. Last year, in May 2023, I had amoebiasis, for which I took antibiotics for almost two weeks and post-medication medications. When I repeated stool tests, reports came back normal. But since then, I have started getting gut issues like excessive gas and stomac...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, welcome to Icliniq. I have read your query and am sorry for such discomfort. You have an upset stomach, loose motion episodes, and bloating on and off. Also, you have mentioned health anxiety. One thing is clear, you do not have to worry about colon cancer. The reason which I suspect of you...  Read Full »

How can I manage my irritable bowel syndrome during the holiday season?

Query: Hello doctor, I have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and am concerned about managing my symptoms, especially during the holiday season, like Christmas. Can you provide personalized advice on nutrition strategies and considerations for individuals with IBS, taking into account the festive context, to ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. So, regarding irritable bowel syndrome, it would be directly related to your health, anxiety, or consciousness. Hence, I suggest the following instructions. Try to avoid unnecessary stress related to your gut. Av...  Read Full »

I am having stomach issues. Please suggest.

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 Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

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. Chandwadkar Ashish

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

Does irritable bowel syndrome lead to bowel cancer?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 28-year-old male. After using the bathroom last night, I noticed fresh, bright red blood on the toilet tissue. I see this every time whenever I wipe and again this morning when I used the toilet again. It hurt a little bit when I strained and when I wiped, it feels like I have a lit...  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern and will help you with it. The sight of blood after using the toilet always is terrifying. But most of the time, it just appears worse than it is. From the details that you have provided, I think you have hemorrhoids (piles). IBS (irritable bow...  Read Full »

Recently I am diagnosed with IBS, the doctor asked me to consult with a specialist. Can I try working on my diet and avoid going to the specialist?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having stomach issues for years now. I have visited a doctor in the past and had blood and stool tests done. In the end, he believed it was IBS and said if I wanted to be certain I should visit a specialist. It is neither better nor worse these days and only really affects ...  Read Full »

Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to While dietary changes can help manage IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) symptoms, it is important to understand that IBS is a complex condition that may require a more comprehensive approach to treatment. A specialist can help you develop a personalized treatment plan t...  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. But ...  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Intermittent diarrhea 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 IBS depe...  Read Full »

I am lactose intolerant, and I have IBS and taking Mebeverine for IBS, but symptoms persist. Could I have Crohn's disease?

Query: Hi doctor,I am lactose intolerant, and I have IBS and taking Mebeverine for IBS, but symptoms persist. Could I have Crohn's disease? I suffer from diarrhea two days a week. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Madhan Kumar Madathupalayam Velusamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. There could be other nonspecific reasons for the diarrhea also. So do not worry a lot. Stress also can increase the symptoms of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). To guide you in a better way, I need a few details: 1. How was the diagnosis arrived...  Read Full »

What could be causing my persistent left side pain and smelly gas despite taking GERD medication?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been diagnosed with GERD and have been taking the tablet Protonix for three months, but I am still experiencing intermittent pain on the left side and smelly gas regardless of my diet. I underwent a colonoscopy, endoscopy, abdominal ultrasound, CT scan, and blood tests. During th...  Read Full »

Dr. Jagdish Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and I can understand your concern. It looks like you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) because your pain and gas keep coming back. To get rid of your symptoms, you should focus on losing weight, execrising regularly , and practicing meditati...  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 Kumar Bansari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed your concerns in detail. I can sense that you are a wonderful lively person who likes exercise and enjoys food. But unfortunately, for various reasons, you are facing a lot of troubles along with health issues, which makes the situation worse. Since yo...  Read Full »

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