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Distended abdomen, discomfort in the back. Mucus in stool. Cure?

Hi I have been having a distended abdomen seems constant like a buldge on the rightside constipation gurgling and discomfort in my back directly behind the buldge it's not too painful but annoying if I take fiber such as psyllium husk I have mucus in my stool gallbladder?colitis?ibs?crohns?feels like something is clogged up where the buldge is sometimes discomfort is relieved by passing gas or stool but discomfort happens about 65 percent of my day especially after eating used to have good days where it was less but it's almost constant
Asked On : Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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Hello! Simply get a Xray abdomen to see for any partial intestinal obbstruction. If it is not there then there is nothing to worry. For constipation take stimulant laxative like bisocodyl or picosulphate instead of psyllium husk rather take low fibre diet. It can be simply IBS but you havent mentioned about the duration of the symptoms. You shuld also take antispasmodic agent for mild discomfort like mebeverine thrice a day, a proton pump inhibitor for discomfort after meals.
Few important things about IBS.
1.It will never harm you
2. it has relapsing remitting course
3. Try to avoid food which aggravated your discomfort
4.Life events, stress, and anxiety may exacerbate your symptoms
I hope this will helpyou.
Answered: Sun, 30 Jun 2013
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