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

Loose stools, cramps, foul smell, autoimmune disease. IBS and low gluten intolerance?

i am 41 yr old female my doctor ran stool tests and blood test all are normal, i have loose stools every morning and have slight cramping in morning and have to use bathroom, i have bowel movements three times ad day all soft and embarssing to say foul smell. he says it might be IBS and a low intolerence to gluten , even though blood ttests show no sign of celiac disease . i have a autoimune disease and take medicines every day for it. what could be the reason ? is it what my doctor suggests?
Asked On : Sat, 17 Mar 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  153
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Lab Tests
Medical Topics
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, Welcome to Health care magic forum.
As you describe, it appears to be the celiac disease, due to intolerance to the gluten,in wheat,barley,oats etc.
It also may be due to the lactose intolerance due to the presence of milk and milk products.
I advise you to consult a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. You may need to have colonoscopy, and biopsy for diagnosis.
Wishing for a quick and complete recovery. Thank you.
Answered: Mon, 24 Mar 2014
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