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Abdominal pain and blood in stools - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   HI,
User :   my problems seems to be with gastroentrologist issue
User :   mild stomuch pain , and stool with blood
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   29/Male
Doctor :   Since when are you having the symptoms?
User :   around 1yrs 6 months, but not continuously
User :   if i took , alchol then problem starts , continues several days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i consultate several doctors, but no use
User :   most of the times , it starts with alchol only ..
Doctor :   Can you describe about the abdominal pain- where exactly is the pain located(above belly botton or below/on the right side or the left side)?
User :   i used, zenosin,pentasid tables as per doctor prescription
User :   above only , but very mild pain around 5min
User :   very very mild pain,
Doctor :   Can you describe the nature of the pain -is it like cramps, burning sensation or any other variety?
Doctor :   Since when are you noticing blood in the stools?
User :   problem started around 2 yrs back , but occasionally
User :   not regularly
Doctor :   Are they associated with the stomach pains?
User :   not all the times
Doctor :   Do you have constipation problems?
User :   only few occssions i faced , pain and blood in stool
Doctor :   Do you have constipation problems?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   some times
Doctor :   These questions are relevant in understanding the nature of problems.
User :   ok,, some times
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   ok,
Doctor :   Based on your description, your symptoms are probably not due to a single problem.
Doctor :   let me explain you about that.
Doctor :   The abdominal pain that you have are probably colicky pain secondary to biliary colics.
Doctor :   Apart from alcohol, gall bladder stones are another factors responsible for this pain.
Doctor :   You would however need evaluation to confirm this.
Doctor :   which may include an ultrasound test and or endoscopy.
Doctor :   Blood in stools can occur due to hard stools or due to intestinal worm infestations.
Doctor :   Hence I suggest you to consult a gastroenterologist who will be able to evaluate you completely for these two conditions.
Doctor :   In the mean time, I would suggest you the following measures.
User :   please
Doctor :   1. Restrict alcohol consumptions
Doctor :   2. Restrict hot, spicy and deep fried food.
Doctor :   3. Increase dietary fibre consumptions - use of plenty of vegetables, whole grain products and so on.
Doctor :   4. since constipation can lead to blood in stools,
Doctor :   use stool softeners like syp lactulose 2tsp at night whenever you face constipation problems.
Doctor :   5. One fruit at bed time - fruits such as banana, apple will prevent constipation and hence passing blood in stools.
Doctor :   6. Consult your doctor if your abdominal pain becomes severe, persisting and you notice fever with those symptoms
User :   I never faced , severed pain /ferver
Doctor :   7. Plenty of water - atleast 2 litres per day is essential and so are regular meals and regular sleep
User :   ok,
Doctor :   I mean , in case you notice such symptoms with the abdominal pain - you need to report to your doctor as soon as possible.
User :   ok
Doctor :   8. Finally, I would suggest you to consider consulting a gastroenterologist for physical examination and if needed the evaluation that I mentioned.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   i used, zensoin,pentasid, tablets for a week . last when i consulted a doctor , he suggested
User :   yes
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   that's it .
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye
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