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Constipation with GI problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i was just talking to you.. and a pop up..
User :   blocked
Doctor :   ok
User :   anyway..
User :   r u the same doc I talked to??
User :   I have GI problems...
Doctor :   ok
User :   used to have constipation 7-8 yrs back...
User :   tried ayurvedic and homeopathic treatmets.
Doctor :   ok
User :   ayurvedic was not helpful..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and homeopahtic seems to have aggravated my probs..
Doctor :   k
User :   I get this nagging pain 1-2 hrs after intake of lunch in the lower back and it radiates to the knees..
User :   and I have lot of gas problems..
User :   what do u think it is??
User :   I dont eat out and have good nutritious diet at home and also exercise..
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   31y m computer engineer bangalore unmarried .. none dependents
Doctor :   Please explain about the pain
Doctor :   you have
Doctor :   When is it?
Doctor :   and any relation with food and bowel
User :   the pain starts in the lower back and it radiates to both knees and legs..
User :   yes ... related to food... after I pass motion it is sort of relieved..
Doctor :   Ok how are the stools
Doctor :   consistency
User :   normal... but a lot of flatulence..
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   no.. smoking no alcohol
Doctor :   How many times do you visit loo per week?
User :   twice a day..
Doctor :   why do yu say constipation then
User :   morning ... is incomplete evacuation... and the pressure builds up by evening.. after lunch.. so I have to go in the evening also..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor/Taken any medication?
User :   coz of incomplete evacuation in the morning..
Doctor :   for this conditon
User :   I have been taking Librex 2 tabs a day in the evening.. but the problem is still not solved... 10% relief
Doctor :   Did you check with the doctor for other problems causing the constipation
User :   there is no constipation as such but incomplete evacuation of bowels and the associated pain in the legs with it.
Doctor :   Look XXXXXXXX there are numerous causes for constipation like Dehydration, poor diet and low fibre dit, inadequate exercise and drug abuse
Doctor :   and many more
Doctor :   I hope all the ohter causes are ruled out
Doctor :   by the doctor with various tests
User :   I take good fibrous diet and exercise 5 times a week..
User :   aerobic exercise..
User :   but still the problem persists..?
Doctor :   Dont you think you are not answeing specifically
Doctor :   I am asking you whether you have seen a doctor
User :   any remedy or a specialist you think I should see..
User :   just a general pactioner...
Doctor :   The specialist that you should see is the Gastroenterologist
User :   I don't invasive procedures... so I didn't wanted to see a specialist..
Doctor :   and the remedy can be given only after ruling out the cause
Doctor :   Most of the time
Doctor :   the diet is the problem
User :   ok..
Doctor :   and if all causes are ruled out it is Irritable bowel syndrome
User :   uuummm
Doctor :   which has no proper cause
User :   yea... that's what the gp told me... and put me on librex..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You need to put yourself on proper diet
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User :   I have consulted the dititian and following their advise.. and no outside food
Doctor :   ok good
Doctor :   I recommend you to use Flax seed Oil
Doctor :   of GNC pharma
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User :   ok..
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
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Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done.
User :   is it available in any pharmacy..
User :   how to use.. please...
User :   31y m bangalore unmarried computer engineer
Doctor :   If you can confirme the details
Doctor :   I can arrange them for you
Doctor :   These are the soft gel caps
Doctor :   doesnt need doctors prescription
Doctor :   should be used one cap twice per day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Did you fill the feedback form
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