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Remedy for Inflammatory bowel disease - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   I think have amebiasis- i have symptom of aebiasis
Doctor :   Since when do you have the symptoms
Doctor :   Can you breif me the symptoms
User :   for atleast 2 years...
User :   I took metrogyl for 5 days 6 months ago
Doctor :   Your age?
User :   28 yrs
Doctor :   Anyother antibiotics?
User :   no
Doctor :   Let me breif you
User :   ok
Doctor :   Its the infection of the intestines with amebae, especially with the ameba Entamoeba histolytica, characterized by frequent, loose stools flecked with blood and mucus.
Doctor :   But doesnt stay for more than a week at the max
Doctor :   'As in your case Do you have loose stools daily with blood in stools?
User :   I frequent, loose stools - but no blood and gas
Doctor :   Then your condition is probably IBD
User :   i have these symptoms
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke?/ consume alchol/
User :   IBD??
User :   no
Doctor :   Are you regular in food habits
Doctor :   Inflammatory bowel disease
User :   some time i have late meals
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease include abdominal pain and diarrhea. The course is typically unpredictable. Symptoms tend to wax and wane, and long remissions and even the spontaneous resolution of symptoms are well known. The disease can be limited to the intestine or affect the skin, joints, spine, liver, eyes, and other organs. Although people of any age can have inflammatory bowel disease, the diagnosis is most commonly first made in young adults.
Doctor :   Did you follow me?
User :   do you have any recommend medicines for this
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   There are some lifestyle changes you have to make'
Doctor :   First reduce stress , then healthy lifestyle exercises, regular food habits and proper sleep will help recover fast
Doctor :   There are no specific medications for the condition
User :   ok... very difficult... i will try
Doctor :   We do prescribe Symptomatic medicines depending on your complaints
User :   ok
Doctor :   Noe i will suggest you to have probiotics
Doctor :   For a week
User :   I had probiotics before .... I will try this again
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then plz adapt to life style changes
Doctor :   Are you in a lot of stress
User :   sometimes I have lot of stress and less sleep
Doctor :   Enuff Two sachets a day will do
User :   ok
Doctor :   See the main cause for IBD is still not determined So we also advise patients to withdraw the contributing factors so that they are releived
User :   ok
Doctor :   The Etiology of IBD is still not clear according to medical papers maily describe sedantry lifestyle, poor eating habits, impropere sleep, stress the main factors
Doctor :   So try to overcome the above you will recover soon
Doctor :   Do you p[ractise meditation/ Yoga
User :   I don't meditate or yoga
Doctor :   Why dont you give it a try
User :   Ok ... i will try to do it
Doctor :   Did the drug Loperamide help you?
User :   you mean metrogyl
Doctor :   And also improve the fibre strength in your diet
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Its a drug to stop Loose stools by controling the intestinal motolity
User :   Fibre was giving lot of gas... so i stoped
Doctor :   Was it natural fibre or supplemnts
User :   both had the same effect
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When was your last annuals done?
User :   2 years back
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When you go for the next annuals i may suggest you to get a thorugh blood workup mdone
Doctor :   And also get an appointment with the gastroenterologist
Doctor :   You need physical examination and Also will need an endoscopy
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you?
User :   that was helpful. Thank you
Doctor :   It was my pleasure helping you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Wishing you speedy recovery
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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