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Frequent bowel movement - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   Hi I am facing frequent bowel movements from tthe last week or so.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Please describe your age, occupation and gender?
User :   age 28
User :   occupation IT
User :   gender male
Doctor :   How did it start first?
Doctor :   Sudden or gradual?
User :   well dont know
User :   sudden
User :   I thought it will go away autoamticaly
User :   but it didnt
User :   Washrrom visits are around 4 times a day now
User :   from klast 7 dyas
User :   Stools are a bit dark
Doctor :   Were you taking any medicine before that?
User :   buit nor watery
User :   hmm no
Doctor :   Did you take any medicine for the above problem?
User :   But took nexpro in mid novmeber
Doctor :   I mean frequent bowel movements
User :   nope
Doctor :   That is Ok
User :   this is the first time I am reporting this problem
Doctor :   Are you able to control the stool till you reach the restroom
User :   Yes I am
User :   able to control
Doctor :   So it is normal consstency, not loose or hard?
User :   Yeah normal but a bit dark brown
User :   sometimes abit reddish
Doctor :   Do you see slimy mucus kind of thing?
User :   hmm did not notice
Doctor :   Do you have abdominal pain befopre the stool?
User :   nope
Doctor :   Any other symptoms prior like a week before
User :   nope
User :   just a normal feel in the stomach
User :   to go the eashroom
User :   no pain as such
Doctor :   Did the frequency reduce since the start?
User :   no
User :   its more or less
User :   the same
User :   the first time I get a call in ealr y morning
User :   then afternoon
User :   followed by ee=vening and /or noght
Doctor :   Any change in appetite and food?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok how many glasses of water do you drink per day?
User :   3-4
Doctor :   Is the stool foul smelling?
User :   Can I call you
Doctor :   Did you consult a doctor for this problem?
User :   Can I call you
User :   sdd
User :   no I did not
Doctor :   Ok I suggest you a some tests first
User :   Whom should I consult a general physician or some special doctor
Doctor :   1) Stool routine with microscopy
Doctor :   2) CBC
Doctor :   3) Urine routine
Doctor :   Till then take Tab BIFILAC, three times a day , 7 days
Doctor :   after meal
User :   ok
User :   How do I show you theb reports
User :   And do these test need fasting
Doctor :   No fasting
Doctor :   Coming to Diet
Doctor :   Boiled brown rice is good
Doctor :   which controls diarrhoea
Doctor :   Banana is good
Doctor :   Curd can help in control of frequent stools
User :   Can this be diaarhoea
Doctor :   First investigate on the gut problems
User :   gut?
Doctor :   Intestine
Doctor :   or stomach in lay man terms
Doctor :   Avoid milk and cheese
User :   ok
User :   If i go for tests
User :   how do I show the reports to you
User :   I ahev 1.5 mins of char reming
User :   chat remaining
Doctor :   You can come back on cht
Doctor :   or send a mail to
User :   ok
User :   thanka a lot
User :   bye
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