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Cause of digestion problems, Ulcerative coliti - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my name is prabu
User :   last two years i was suffering digestion problems
Doctor :   Yes, xxxx. Please proceed with your query.
User :   i have done all the possible tests
Doctor :   ok
User :   1. Ulra sound scan
User :   2. lood tests
User :   endoscopy
User :   colonoscopy
User :   all done
Doctor :   Ok
User :   1. Ulra sound scan - Lax Les esophogitis
User :   sorry
User :   1. Ulra sound scan - fatty liver
Doctor :   Ok
User :   endoscopy - Lax Les esophogitis
User :   colonoscopy - normal study
Doctor :   Ok
User :   this colonoscopy done 5 months before
User :   last week friday night i had fever
User :   and saturday morning i had pain in lower abdomen
User :   aftr bowel movements pain was gone
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but i have passed stool 4 to 5 times
User :   my question is
User :   IS Ulcerative colitis ill be form with in this 5 months ?
User :   i am scaring about it
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   26
Doctor :   Can you describe briefly what you meant by digestion problems?
User :   my stools will be like loose stools , un digested foods found in my stools
User :   excessive gas
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you also have the pain every time?
User :   before bowel movements only pain is there
User :   that too from last friday
User :   before that i didnt felt any pain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ulcerative colitis is a chronic condition, meaning it takes time to slowly evolve.
User :   ok
Doctor :   The cause for this evolution are multiple.
User :   ok
Doctor :   They can be due to genetic factors, stress, diet and environmental factors.
User :   ok
User :   do i have ulcerative colitis ?
Doctor :   I cannot answer this question, unless there is a proof for this.
Doctor :   The proof for this is by colonoscopy and biopsy.
User :   but the colonoscopy report .. said normol study
User :   have to do now also ?
Doctor :   Since your last colonoscopy was normal, there are plenty of chances that you may not be having this condition.
Doctor :   However, if your symptoms are getting aggravated, then you may have to repeat the procedure again.
Doctor :   In the mean time, I would suggest you to modify a few things.
User :   yes
Doctor :   1. Modify your dietary habits such as including plenty of fibres in your diet.
Doctor :   Dietary changes also include avoiding hot and spicy food, restricting fast foods,
Doctor :   2. Avoid smoking and alcohol
Doctor :   3. Good stress reducing exercises such as
Doctor :   regular sleep, physical exercises, yoga and meditations.
User :   ok .. So .. can i do the colonoscopy again ?
Doctor :   These are the few factors which can help in preventing ulcerative colitis.
Doctor :   And finally consult a gastroenterologist for examination.
User :   ok
Doctor :   The need for colonoscopy will be decided after the examination by the gastroenterologist.
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
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