Ibs

About "Ibs"

The full form of IBS is irritable bowel syndrome. IBS is a group of gastrointestinal conditions that cause abdominal pain and changes in bowel movement. The common symptoms include stomach cramps, stomach pain, bloating, gas, constipation or diarrhea. Only symptomatic treatment and home remedies are helpful.

Related Terms: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation, Pantoprazole, Diarrhea, Ibs Symptoms, Colonoscopy, High Fibre Diet

Recently Answered Questions


My IBS is causing extreme anxiety issues. Please help me overcome it.
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
Surgical Gastroenterologist

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 »
 
Living with IBS is very hard. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I have IBS. I cannot eat 23 foods items which include egg, wheat, milk, etc. But for the past two years, I could not use a computer or read a book. Living with this is hard. Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Noushif M
Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The underlying issue behind IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is stress or anxiety. Do not get preoccupied with this, as IBS is not always a disease. IBS is just an altered bowel movement which can vary from individual to individual. You can slowly try reintroduction of thes...  Read Full »
 
I have IBS and seems to be related to SIBO. Please advise management.
Query: Hi doctor, I realize I have IBS symptoms and they seem to be related to SIBO. I need your advice on how to treat it effectively. Here are some symptoms and test results. Leaky gut or intestinal permeability with multiple food intolerances. Seems to have hydrogen sulfide based SIBO, severe farting...  Read Full »
Dr. Sultan Zeb Khan
Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best is to avoid eating foods that cause trouble. Secondly, for SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth), it is better to use a combination of Tetracyclines plus Metronidazole for two weeks. Effective probiotic will also help. Take the following medications: 1. Ta...  Read Full »
 
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Article Overview: Irritable bowel syndrome is one of the annoying gastrointestinal tract diseases because of the chronic nature of the disease and the variety of symptoms that can interfere with your daily life.  Read Article »
Dr. Mahmoud Abdallah Elashkar
Medical Gastroenterologist

Irritable bowel syndrome is a functional disturbance of colonic motility without organic causes. IBS is characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel habits. Causes:  Unknown, but psychological disturbance plays a role. Symptoms: IBS is known to have a long history with long interval pe ...  Read Article »
 
How to cure IBS?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38 year old male. For the past few years, I have been dealing with diarrhea and I am just simply tired of it. Thankfully, I work from home and I do not have to leave the house in the morning hours. I have always been a healthy person and non-smoker. But, I have an average of tw...  Read Full »
Dr. Anshul Varshney
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. You need to accept that you are suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It is a functional disorder and just stress related. The more you think the more you get. You should get your thyroid profile and anti-tTG antibody test (tissue transg...  Read Full »
 
I was diagnosed with IBS many years back. How to get rid of its symptoms?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 42 year old male, who weighs 210 lbs, and I am 5.11 feet tall. I have been having severe digestive and related symptoms for quite some time. I was diagnosed with IBS many years ago, but I would like a second opinion. My symptoms include severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue,...  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), they are fine except some neutrophilia, which is indicative of some inflammation or infection somewhere. Overall, it is fine. Do you have any fever or burning while urination? There is a...  Read Full »
 
Will antibiotics help to improve IBS?
Query: Hello doctor,My mother is now 55 years and has been suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) for over a year. Her condition was not so bad before. She was diagnosed with intestinal disease and was given some antibiotics like Flagyl or Metronidazole. After she took those pills for a month, she h...  Read Full »
Dr. Pooja Pardhi
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I can understand your concern. As you told that your mother had IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), I want to tell you that antibiotics are not the treatment for IBS. Probiotics ca...  Read Full »
 
Please suggest some ayurveda medicine for IBS.
Query: Hi doctor, I am getting diarrhea for five days in a month. Also, I always have loose stool. When I consulted my doctor I came to know that it is irritable bowel syndrome. I would like to get it cured through ayurveda medicine. Please suggest me a treatment.  Read Full »
Dr. Niveditha Srinivasamurthy
Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) has become a common problem nowadays. The main reason for IBS is outside food. A chronic infection caused due to unhygienic food results in IBS. Avoid outside food completely for six months and include two cups of buttermilk in your dail...  Read Full »
 
What are the specific ways to bring down the symptoms of IBS?
Query: Hi doctor, Please say about the specific ways to reduce the IBS symptoms.  Read Full »
Dr. Koushik Mukherjee
General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Irritable bowel syndrome has these symptoms such as decreased sleep at night, depression, musculoskeletal pain or fibromyalgia, decreased sexual performance, and inadequate attention. IBS can be diarrhea-predominant or constipation predominant or mixed. In the case of ...  Read Full »
 
Are there any tests to confirm IBS?
Query: Hi doctor, I have extreme upper abdominal pain or pressure feeling after eating. It causes nausea and vomiting within minutes after eating or drinking anything, including water sometimes. I have had several CAT scans, barium x-ray, two endoscopies, an EKG, a CAT scan of my brain and tons of blood w...  Read Full »
Dr. Anshul Varshney
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. After going through your query, it seems to me that you are suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) associated with acid reflux disease. Pain in the abdomen with normal investigations is a consistent feature of IBS, as is true in your case. ...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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