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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Sir, I am passing stools almost 3 to 5 times through out a day since 3 years,
I am 17 years old now,
I have slimmed so much & my current weight is 48kg , height is 171cm
Being a part of my critical life(12th Standard), I cannot tolerate these problems nowadays,
Whenever I eat non-veg , oily foods , this becomes worser,
I have consulted many doctors and almost none worked for more than a week.
I have took the colonoscopy too & the doctor said there was no problem in it too.
Please help me in coming out from this hell
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
Doctor :   let me read ur query
User :   Good evening sir
User :   are you there?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   give me a few moments
User :   ok sorry
Doctor :   have u done any stool tests ?
User :   yes sir
User :   sry, sir or mam?
Doctor :   Sir
Doctor :   do u know the results ?
User :   yes, wait a sec
User :   Color:Brownish Yellow
User :   Consistency:Semi Solid
User :   Mucus:Absent
User :   Blood:absent
Doctor :   OK
User :   Microscopy:--
User :   Ova:Nil
User :   cysts:Nil
User :   Trophozites:Nil
User :   RBCs:2-3
User :   Leukocytes:3-5
User :   Reaction:alkaline
User :   thats all sir
Doctor :   ok
User :   Colonoscopy report
User :   Inserted upto: Caecum
User :   Findings: Rectal mucosa is inflamed, erosions seen. Rest of the colonic mucosa appears normal
User :   Impression:Proctitis
Doctor :   it seems your proctitis could be due to inflammatory bowel disease
User :   ok sir
User :   What should I do now?
User :   How can it be cured?
Doctor :   have you done any blood tests and serology tests ?
User :   have done blood haematology test, sir
Doctor :   You may need to see a gastroenterologist, and seek treatment for IBD
Doctor :   MAY I know what are the medications that u have tried ?
Doctor :   and how long ago was the proctitis diagnosed ?
User :   before a year sir
Doctor :   so you have not sought any treatment since then
Doctor :   may i know what are the medications you had used ?
User :   VSL #3, Rifagut 200, Mesacol 400, Bifilac, Codeine sulfate, flagyl , ViBact, Norflox 200, Pancreaflot from various doctors, and loparet often :(
Doctor :   Has mesacol not helped ?
User :   yes, it doesn't help
Doctor :   IBD is a condition where in there is auto immune destruction of the GI tract causing absorption issues abdominal pain, bleeding in gut etc
Doctor :   you need immunosuppressives which can control the symptoms
User :   I have referred 2 gastroenterologists & he prescribed me these medicines:one prescriped VSL #3, Mesacol400 other prescribed rifagut & bifilac
User :   Can u prescribe the name of the medicines
User :   I had abdominal pain for the last week, & never had bleeding
Doctor :   These immunosuppressives are supposed to be given with prescriptions
Doctor :   and cannot be prescribed online, as it is legally not feasible
User :   ok
Doctor :   the medication dose and duration needs to be determined by a face to face consultation and a physical examination
Doctor :   when was the last time you saw a gastroenterologist ?
Doctor :   and how often do u get your symptoms ?
User :   3 months ago
User :   I have these symptoms at almost everyday
User :   :'(
Doctor :   so the severity of the issue is high
User :   yes, ofcourse
Doctor :   i would recommend you to see a good gastroenterologist, and ask him the possibility of IBD (inflammatory bowel disease)
Doctor :   your colonoscopy is not normal as informed to you
Doctor :   proctitis, as the report suggests , is not seen in normal younsters (age 17)
Doctor :   it indicates that you may be having IBD which needs proper treatment over a long term to prevent symptoms
Doctor :   do u have any X rays or any barium study reports or any other investigations done ?
User :   Should I take colonoscopy again?
User :   I once took Ultrasonography of abdomen
User :   & have not took X-Rays
Doctor :   when was the last colonoscopy done ?
User :   1year ago
Doctor :   if it was done within the last one year, repeating it is needed if the severity of the condition has increased a lot than at the time of conducting the test the first time
User :   the severity is almost constant for 1 & half years
User :   Before 2 years , the severeity was too high
Doctor :   i would recommend a contrast enhanced CT scan of the abdomen
Doctor :   to know the anatomic features of the ileum
Doctor :   and intestines
Doctor :   and also the pancreas
Doctor :   Are u there ?
User :   yes
User :   wait a sec
User :   Real time B Mode Ultra Sonography of Abdomen Liver shows homogeneous parenchymal echoes There is no hepatomegaly IHBR & CBd are nor dilated Gall Bladder is normal Spleen is normal Pancreas appears normal Both Kidneys show a normal echo texture With no evidence of calculus Pelvicalyceal system appearls normal Urinary Bladder normal Prostate measures 3.8x2.9x27 Impression:Small left Kidney
User :   sit
User :   sir
User :   That scan was took on 2009
User :   sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know why this USG was done ? was it for the abdominal pain ?
User :   A doctor prescribed to do this for often diarrheaBut I have appettite
Doctor :   this USG is almost normal except for the small left kidney
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know where u reside ?
User :   but the gasteroenterologist said it may be a false detection
User :   India
User :   sir
Doctor :   where , which city ?
User :   Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will give you a address of a gastroenterogist whom you can consult
Doctor :   give me a few minutes
User :   Pls sir
User :   s
User :   Shall I send u a copy of the colonoscopy, sir?
Doctor :  
User :   Shall I send u a copy of the colonoscopy, sir?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you can send it to YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   the second doctor,
Doctor :  
Doctor :   you can consult any of the 2 doctors above
User :   I will send u the colonoscopy report right now, sir
User :   I will consult one of them soon, sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   let me know when u have sent it
User :   Will reach u in a min from now
Doctor :   ok
User :   Message sent sir
Doctor :   i will see the report and get back to you
Doctor :   it will take some time
User :   ok sir, hope I will cure soon
Doctor :   please give me your Email id where i can send my reply
User :   YYYY@YYYY
User :   Can I contact u thru mail ,sir?
Doctor :   you will recover soon, once the proper diagnosis and treatment is initiated
Doctor :   surely
User :   ur mail id sir?
User :   please soon sir
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   you can send your queries addressed to
User :   Thank u sir
User :   Bye
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   Have a nice day
Doctor :   i hope you have a good and speedy recovery
Doctor :   bye for now
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