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IBS, low temperature after food intake - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: IBS(Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Dr from 2 days i suddenly feel that my body temp is going down.
Doctor :   Did you measure your temperature?
User :   this happend for 15 min and then every thigh is normal
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   during this course i also get some cold sweating
User :   yes it 97.8
Doctor :   May I know when is the cold sweating usually present?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms other than sweating?
User :   It is only during that 15 min and usually in back neck area.
Doctor :   OK
User :   usually after having dinner
User :   and then i feel that i need to go to bath room
Doctor :   May I know the duration of these symptoms?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you consume spicy foods?
User :   it stays only for 10 to 15 min,, and then every thing is normal..
User :   i was long treated for IBS too.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   not so spicy , usaully due to IBS i take home food..
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I feel this is a normal entity of having low temperatures after sweating as due to sweating the heat is lost from the body
Doctor :   and your temperature is also in normal range.
User :   i am realy confused about these symptom
User :   what is causing them?
Doctor :   You need to consume lots of water as to keep yourself hydrated.
User :   ok , but why suddenly my body temp goes down..
Doctor :   Because of the sweating, it is not considered low, its in normal range and found in many people.
User :   can this be due to my stomach upset ( IBS )
Doctor :   It can be due to stomach upset but if you having spicy food as this causes sympathetic stimulation producing sweating.
Doctor :   So, please do not worry. and keep monitoring your temperature.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes, you can get it done, but i feel it has to normal.
User :   doc, shall i get my stool examine?
User :   while i pass stool i feel so buring sens..
Doctor :   As you are already diagnosed as IBS, so the burning sensation could be possible but would suggest you to avoid spicy food totally for few days.
User :   normaly my wife says it is due to spicy food , may be which i consume in my office
Doctor :   Drink lots of water and fruit juices.
User :   or there be some other reason for the same..?
Doctor :   consume lots of green leafy vegetables and fruits.
Doctor :   Avoid spicy food totally for few days.
Doctor :   Citric juices needs to avoided.
User :   certric juice is ok, for shall i avoid them too?
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   yes doctor...
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   thank a lot for your help..
User :   thank you
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