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Constant diarrhea and constipation with pain, gallbladder removed, hysterectomy done. Opinion and advise?

hello, my girlfriend is having problems in the bathroom. she is going from constant diahhreia to constipated to the point of pain. she sometimes has to run from her position at work in order not to hace a accident at work. she has had a galbladder removed this year and a hystarectamy two years ago.i dont know if that means anything but those are major things that has happened to her as of late.
Asked On : Thu, 26 Jul 2012
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I understand your concern. She probably has a motility problem called Irritable Bowel Syndrome in which the bowels are very irregular and have irregular consistency. She may have to run to the toilet after a meal which is a post prandial hurry. This is a very distressing problem but not a serious illness. However if she has lost weight or at any time noticed blood in the motion she should have an examination of her colon. You should consult a gastroenterologist in such a situation.
Stress ( tension) and certain types of food which are spicy or greasy make matters worse.
Hysterectomy and gall bladder surgery can produce symptoms from adhesions but are less likely.
I shall be happy to answer if you have further queries.
Beat wishes,
Dr. Noble Zachariah
Answered: Mon, 25 Aug 2014
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