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Burning and discomfort suggestive of irritable bowl syndrome - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: IBS(Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi.
User :   I am a 30 year old male. I have normal appetite and used to have normal bowel movements
Doctor :   Please continue
User :   I have recently observed that i am to go to the loo atleast 2-3 times a day and more so immediately after i have food
Doctor :   ok
User :   Further, have also seen some very small external growth from the anal area which is causing burning sensations during
Doctor :   Can I know your occupation/ marital status and location?
User :   I am a non vegetarian .. eat masala food upto 2-3 times in a week
User :   An MBA by education, a Banker by profession.. i am married for three years..
Doctor :   I would also like to understand your habits, if any - smoking, drinking, any form of tobacco?
User :   i am from Hyderabad
Doctor :   And your medical history-have you fallen ill recently?
User :   I used to smoke (say about 5 cigaratttes on an average).. i had this habit actively from 2000 to 2008 March .
User :   Have quit smoking since March 2008 and never felt for that subsequently.
User :   No other form of tobacco... social drinking -- 2-4 times a month - about 3 pegs each time..
Doctor :   ok
User :   Fallen ILL? Nothing serious... bt
User :   had severe Viral fever some time in April for about 4 days.. no other incidences
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help u in this
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
User :   thank u..
User :   please go ahead
Doctor :   wats your age
User :   31
Doctor :   since how many days do yu have this problem
User :   severly for the past 6-9 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   there is also one more problem.. probably related to this... hav also started farting unusually..
Doctor :   do yu have altered constipation or diarrhea
User :   no constipae or diarrhea before
Doctor :   do yu feel incomplete evacuation of bowel
User :   i guess so..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu have blood in the stools
User :   once in a while.. after a prolonged masala binge for more than 4-5 days...
Doctor :   any pain while passing the stools
User :   doctor.. can u excuse me for 1 minute
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   not an issue
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, we are available 24/7 please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
User :   are you available now
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   From the history that you have given to me
Doctor :   I could see few conditions that are causing you the problems
User :   plz go ahead
Doctor :   1) Anal fissure or Hemorrhoid causing the bowel movement
Doctor :   2) Irritable Bowel syndrome
Doctor :   3) Food allergy
Doctor :   like Lactose Intolerance
User :   ok
Doctor :   So you need to be investigated upon after good physical examination
Doctor :   So you need to see a General Physician for the same
User :   ok
Doctor :   HE will conduct examination then lab tests like stool analysis
User :   k
User :   Any general physician will be able to help me.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have pain in the abdomen while passing stool
User :   No
User :   The discomformts are as following
User :   a) Have been farting with loud sounds only - No issues with the smell
User :   b) Discomfort at the anal area while passing stools - Not all the days but when there is a high masalla content in my food
User :   There is irritation and itching sensation
User :   during that time.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   c) Going to the LOO more than 1 time a day.
Doctor :   I understood all these
User :   i guess that is the summary of my problem
User :   thank you
Doctor :   that is why I told you these
Doctor :   reason
User :   fine
Doctor :   It is more likely a intolerance to certain foods
User :   ok doctor thank you very much.. i will meet a general physician
Doctor :   like masala or Lactose
Doctor :   or an Irritable bowel syndrome
User :   okay..
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback
User :   lactose in the sense..milk products or milk only
Doctor :   anything else that I can help you with
User :   No doctor.. thanks
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