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History of bowel problem. Either constipated or have diarrhea regularly, pain in stomach and back. Normal?

Hey, I am 18 years old. From the age of 10 I have had bowel problems. Until about 2 years ago I was always badly constipated, I was admitted to hosptial etc a few times to get a detox. After awhile I got used to it and stopped talking laxitives etc as they made me sick and loose weight. For about a year my bowel movements were regular and I rarely got constipated, The past year and a half I am either constipated or have dioreaha regularly, I have a lot of pain in my back and stomach, I pass gas a lot and I bleed heavily a few times every month, Is this normal?
Asked On : Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2013
Hello, thanks for the query.
Alternate diarrhea and constipation is not a good thing.
Bleed heavily with severe pain these are not normal.
The best way is to consult a gastroenterologist.
Get a blood tests for any chronic infection as, if , this than you will find your's E S R raised very much , normally this is 4-7 mm of Hg. If very high at once visit a hospital.
Colonoscopy will rule out localized pathology.
Till than use maximum amount of fiber food.
Have a healthy life. Dr. HET

Answered: Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Pawan Pandey's  Response
you should check your following pannel
-thyroid profile
-cbc +esr
For treatment you shold take plenty of water and fiber rich diet.
Answered: Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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