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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr AAAAAAA here
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query.
User :   i m at my home town right now
User :   and my father is having some prob related to stomach
Doctor :   ok. please describe his symptoms in detail
User :   he is having constipation
Doctor :   please provide his age, height, weight, details of past medical illness and treatment if any.
User :   age 5 ft 6 inchs
User :   sorry
User :   age 64 he 5' 6" wt 65
User :   he is having diabeties and high BP
Doctor :   ok, when was the last time he passed stools?
Doctor :   are the stools hard in consistency?
Doctor :   is he on medication? is he regular with his medications?
Doctor :   are there other symptoms like pain or discomfort with passing stools? is there blood or mucus coming with stools?
User :   he is passing stools daily
Doctor :   since when he is having constipation problem?
User :   but some times during evening he feels pain in stomach because of gas
User :   no blood is not coming
User :   while passing stools
User :   One more thing I would like to add
User :   He is having this prob for more than 9 months or so
User :   he is trying some ayurvadic madicines
User :   but not of much help
User :   hello doctor .. u there?
Doctor :   i she regular on those medicines? is he having reilef?
Doctor :   *is he
User :   yes he is regular on those .. but he is not having much relief
Doctor :   is he having other symptoms like nausea, vomiting, belching, burping, flatulence, upper stomach discomfort?

User :   I would also appreciate .. if u can guide me to a good gastroentrologist in Patnal
User :   *Patna
User :   no he is not having these .. but he is having upper stomach discomfort some times
Doctor :   is he having any on and off diarrhea along with episodes of constipation?
User :   no
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   visit this link to look for gastroenterologists in Patna
User :   ok
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   he seems to be having symptoms suggestive of IBD , further tests and examination will help in confirming it
Doctor :   and getting him started on adequate treatment.
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   Doctor .. do you have any idea who is good among the doctors listed in your site ..
Doctor :   well, I will not able to give any personal suggestions about doctors in Patna, as I am based in Bangalore
User :   and one more thing .. how is this IBD diagnosed . i mean surgery or medication
Doctor :   it is diagnosed with examination and investigations like barium meal study using x-ray imaging, colonoscopy
Doctor :   IBD is inflammatory bowel disease
User :   ok Thanks Doc for your help
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   No as of now ....I'll get back to u if required
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now. please do get back to me if having further queries.
User :   sure bye
Doctor :   bye for now.
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