Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a group of chronic disorders that affect the large intestine. It causes abdominal pain, gas, bloating, diarrhea or constipation, and mucus in stools. IBS increases the risk of colorectal cancer.

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I suffer from irritable bowel syndrome, and vitamin B12 deficiency, along with soreness and inflammation on the right side of my tongue. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have irritable bowel syndrome and suspected vitamin B12 deficiency and currently am not taking any medication. My right side of my tongue has become very sore and looks red and inflamed. On the same side, my wisdom tooth has grown in sideways but I can still talk and swallow without a...  Read Full »

Dr. Achanta Krishna Swaroop

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query, I have gone through your query (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity).The gingival health, the papillary health of the tongue and even the floor of the mouth health is severely impacted. This happens commonly in people who suff...  Read Full »

Is any surgery needed for painful stomach cramps?

Query: Hi doctor,I am having really painful stomach cramps. I do not know whether it is a symptom of pregnancy. Will I need any surgery? Do I need a scan to see any damage to my stomach? I am suffering from constipation, headache, earache, and dizziness along with this.  Read Full »

Dr. Tim Evans

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are describing some very common symptoms. However, you also ask the question as to whether you are pregnant or not. This is the first and most important point to determine. This can easily be done in confidence either with an over-the-counter test from the supermark...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from a sore tongue since two years, and now I have developed white bumps on it. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from a sore tongue for over two years now. It is mostly on my right side. I have some squishy white bumps on the right side of my tongue that have not grown or changed since I first noticed them over two years ago. I have one on the left side too squishy and never c...  Read Full »

Dr. Darshan Kanani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. The sore tongue you have been experiencing for over two years with squishy white bumps on the right side that have not grown or changed may be related to a few different conditions. One possibility is a condition called oral lichen planus, wh...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from hypertension, tachycardia, and a gastrointestinal issue for a few months, despite taking medications. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from hypertension, tachycardia, and gastrointestinal issue for a few months. I have been taking medications like tablet Nebivolol 5 mg daily, vitamin D3 6000 IU daily, and vitamin K 150 mg daily. I do not take drugs, alcohol, and tobacco. My blood test results are as follo...  Read Full »

Dr. Darshan Kanani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Based on the information provided, it is difficult to provide a definitive diagnosis. However, given the symptoms you have described, it is possible that you are experiencing some kind of infection or inflammation. Your cardiologist's suggest...  Read Full »

I have severe pain in the right buttock. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having pain in the right buttock¬†and also pain below upper leg and below knee. I feel uncomfortable while sitting, standing as well as walking. First I met a general surgeon; he examined me and advised me to go to an orthopedician. Orthopedician took x-ray and blood test. He info...  Read Full »

Dr. Sumit Chawla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Celecoxib is just for pain relief. In order to understand your condition, I want you to answer a few questions for me. Is the pain radiating in nature? Or dull aching without any radiation? Do you have any record of examination findings? Is there any ar...  Read Full »

What is the possible cause of diarrhea with blood in stool?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old female. I have been having some symptoms for two years. It started with noticing some blood on the toilet paper, went to my GP and he said probably hemorrhoids nothing to worry about and then, I started having diarrhea with blood on the toilet paper again. Then I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ambalathu Veettil Hussain Shihaz

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query in detail. A few details which could be helpful are, have you lost weight? Do you have anemia or any abdominal pain? Have you had a fecal calprotectin done? Apparently, your symptoms have been going on for close two years and specifica...  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. Darshan Kanani

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 tha...  Read Full »

I have always had problems with frequent bowel movements and gas issues without any stomach pain. Please help?

Query: Hello doctor. I have always had problems with bowel movements, as far as I can remember. It is not severe, but on a milder scale. However, four years ago, my bowel movement problems went from mild to moderate. I would go to the toilet first thing in the morning, and I always had a feeling of incomp...  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your clinical history points towards constipation, which needs dietary modifications, medications, and complete evaluations if the condition is not resolving. You can avoid foods that induce constipation, for example, maize-based foods, bread, biscuits, and red meat....  Read Full »

What is causing pain in my lower right stomach and pelvic bone?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old male. I am working as a software developer. Sometimes, I feel a sharp pain in my right lower part of the stomach. When I am trying to bend down, I am feeling some pain inside the pelvic bone. After eating meals and dinner, I am getting excess burping and feeling of blo...  Read Full »

Dr. Vyas Viral Dineshchandra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your history. As per your description, it seems to be a functional bowel disorder, it may be associated with what called as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Bowel illnesses are difficult to prove medically, and mostly they are a matter of exclusion. Infection like...  Read Full »

What could be causing my poor digestion and bowel irregularity?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 44 years old male. I have a good diet. I have been taking good care of my health for the past 20 years as my digestive tract is bad for many years. Can you review my medical records from July and compare it with my CT scan done yesterday? One thing which is confusing me is the promi...  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The paraaortic lymph nodes mentioned in the report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) is almost in normal limit. The enlargement will become significant only if you have pain in the abdomen or fever or weight loss. There could be many causes for bowel dis...  Read Full »

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