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IBS after consuming contraceptives. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: IBS(Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   how can i hel[p you?
User :   I would like information please
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am currently on the contraception triphsal
User :   and would like to know if that could cause colon problems
User :   as since i have been on triphsal i am battling with my colon
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   could the triphsal be effecting my colon
User :   23, female, receptionist, married, no dependents
Doctor :   ok
User :   could it be effecting my colon? thats all i want to know
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you using any other medicines?
User :   no im not just vitamins
Doctor :   ok
User :   could triphsal cause it
User :   should i stop it?
Doctor :   you mean triphasic?
User :   its the pill triphsal
Doctor :   ok
User :   contraceptive
Doctor :   since when are you using?
User :   about 3 years now
Doctor :   ok
User :   but since ive been using it ive been having bad colon problems
User :   i used it before and never had problems though
Doctor :   what exactly are they?
User :   what the colon problems?
Doctor :   bad colon problems that you are talking of
User :   its irritable bowel syndrome
User :   pain, discomfort
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having these?
User :   since i started triphsal
Doctor :   ok
User :   what do you recommend?
User :   i do?
Doctor :   you can think of changing the contraceptive
User :   do u think that could be causing the colon problem with the colon problem it comes in waves sometimes i get such bad pains i cant move
Doctor :   this could be the cause
Doctor :   as the comtraceptive would alter the metabolism
User :   oh i see
Doctor :   by altering the functions of the liver enzymes
User :   ok which could cause the colon to not function probally
Doctor :   the colon problem may an incidental with the taking of contraceptives
User :   oh i see
User :   so you say i should stop the contraception and see what happens if i still get colon problems and if i do then go back onto the pill
Doctor :   this should be done under guidence
Doctor :   of health care professional
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help you with?
Doctor :   are you there?
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User :   yes sorry
Doctor :   ok
User :   im here
User :   i will take it under guidence
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there amy thing else that i can help ?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   no thanks
User :   thank you so much for your help
User :   where are you from?
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   yes i have thanks
Doctor :   thank you , bye
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