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Blood in stools and hurting ribs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   It almost a month that I loose blood in stools
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   29ys, female, xxxxxx , xxxxxx , single, 52,5.3
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have constipation as well
User :   no
User :   At times the stools r hard and at times it is like loose motion
User :   Last weekend I had periods and I had absolutely no enery to stand also
Doctor :   ok
User :   My ribs were also hurting
Doctor :   is the loose stools related to food u take
Doctor :   like when u consume diary products
User :   I was so cluless what was happening
Doctor :   did u anytime did colonscopy
User :   Wish to inform you some history
Doctor :   sure
User :   I was in xxxxxx for 5yr period for my higher studies
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long? Please mention about the Sleep, Stools and Appetite also if you have problems with.
User :   NO NO
User :   I am a very simple and homely person with no such bad habits
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Overwt, Diabetes, High Blood pressure, Asthma, Allergies,Thyroid? Any Operations If so why? please say if there is family history of such problems. When did you last see a doctor for a complete check up?
User :   NO
User :   Let me tell my own history as my family has no problems
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
Doctor :   anytime did u get a colonoscopy done?
User :   There I realised that drining milk created diareah
Doctor :   do u have bloating sensation in the stomach
Doctor :   yes it can be lactose intolerance or IBS
Doctor :   i would suggest u to consult a gastroenterolgist
User :   No colonoscopy. yes, bloating sensation exists
Doctor :   i will give u tips to avoid this problem
User :   I stopped drinking milk.....but since I was feeling week I drank some milk
Doctor :   ok
User :   Dco said, I cannot digest lactose
User :   That problem existed
User :   Also, when I get stresses
User :   I realised I loose blood
Doctor :   thats what is called lactose intolerance
User :   Last month I was worrying a lot about some issue
Doctor :   so what would u like to know about now
Doctor :   to arrive at diagnosis
User :   and there was not only blood but I had problem passing stools
Doctor :   we need to do a stool culture,colonoscopy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it happens sometimes constipation
Doctor :   sometimes loose stools
Doctor :   u will feel relieved when u pass motion
Doctor :   isit
User :   I stopped having spicy food and oily food also
Doctor :   where are u located
User :   bangalore
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   confirm ur details
User :   yea
User :   0000
Doctor :   so what is that u want to know about now
User :   I was scared during the my ribs were hurting and I was feeling dizzy
User :   What is the problem I have
Doctor :   its all becoz of this
Doctor :   get these tests done
User :   If it is the matter of only motion...then, I dont mind controlling on food
Doctor :   it might due to gas in the abdomen which was hurting u
User :   Oh..
User :   Any tips ? on how to control
Doctor :   diet tips
Doctor :   have more of fibres
Doctor :   avoid taking diary products
Doctor :   drink more of water
Doctor :   exercise reguarly
User :   Can I work on these tips and delay the tests?
Doctor :   no u need to get a colonoscopy
Doctor :   would u like to create a problem and solve it or prevent the problem
Doctor :   in the first hand
User :   U r right
Doctor :   anything else u want to us to help u
User :   As I have already delayed for a month or so...would it be a problem
Doctor :   earlier it would be better
User :   OK. Sure
User :   Thanks a lot!
User :   Yoru name please
Doctor :   Dr.xxxxxx
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
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