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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Query: Hi doctor, I have been admitted in a hospital for three times in a year with a complaint of constipation. I did not poop for four weeks. There was no fecal impaction, but my intestines were not moving. They gave me an NG tube to clean me out. My GI doctor prescribed me so many laxatives, but nothing... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your complaints, past history, investigations and present condition you might have IBS-C that is irritable bowel syndrome constipation type with differential diagnosis of intestinal motility disorder. The latter condition produces symptoms of intestina... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, 9 years before, I delivered my first baby. Since after delivery, I have suffered from breathing problem. Only when I release the gas or pass motion, I use to feel relieved. I underwent all the tests and everything was normal. It lasted for 2 years and then subsided. My diet was completely... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are related to a gastric problem. Try to avoid herbal medication as some of them are irritating to stomach and worsen the acidity. Your symptoms and normal investigations suggest the possibility of IBS (irritable bowel disease) or indigestion f... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. This all started two weeks ago. I started to have some loose stools, abdominal pain (lasts about two seconds, it comes and goes almost twice a day) and grumbling in the stomach. My doctor gave me a three-day course of Buscopan, charcoal, and Apo-ranitidine after whic... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Occasional abdominal pain, loose stool, urges for toilet all suggest that you might have irritable bowel syndrome. This is a chronic condition. If you experience worsening of symptoms, change in consistency of stool, any episode of any amount of bleeding along with stoo... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from abdominal pain for the past few years. My stomach is not clean, and I use my restroom four to six times daily. I feel nervous and have consulted many doctors and took many drugs. But my problem remains the same. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1) Other than the increased frequency of stool, what other symptoms you have? do you have abdominal pain, mucus in stool, nausea or vomiting? What about your appetite? 2) There might be three possibilities for loose stool; either intestinal infection, irritable bowe... Read Full »