Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
199 Doctors are Online

Constant abdominal pain, constipation, bowel problems, hot flushes with pain, bloated. Medical care required?

Dear doc, I am a 20 year old female, for the past 3 years, I have been having bowel problems, I constantly experience abdominal pain and discomfort. I am always constipated at night it is severe in that I feel great urge to go toilet and have hot flushes with pain, in the past 2 days. I pass stool 3 times at least every day. This only occurs before and after my periods. I have been suffering from depression , hence I am not sure if this is why. Sometimes I get bloated but not constantly. I sometimes feel so sick. Should I worry and seek medical care.
Asked On : Tue, 8 Jan 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  39
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Gastroenterologist 's  Response
Thank you for your query.
With regards to your abdominal pain and discomfort it seem to be related with IBS ( irritable bowel syndrome).
So I would recommend changing your lifestyle like:
-Avoid spicy food, smoking and alcohol.
-Eat healthy food reach in fibers.
-Drink plenty of water.
-Increase your physical activity.
-Avoid stress.
-Use probiotics and simethicone.
If it's not enough consult your gastroenterologist.
Wishing you health.
Dr. Klerida
Answered: Sun, 8 Dec 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor