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Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: IBS(Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur query
User :   i have been suffering from loose stools for last 15days i got colonoscopy also done nothing is there
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   33,male, job,bangalore,married,yes
Doctor :   could u type in the colonoscopy reports
User :   i want to know what are the reasons for this
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patien
User :   colonoscopy says redness in some area
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is the impression on the report
Doctor :   do u have constipation and loose stools
Doctor :   how long u have this problem
User :   yes
User :   15days
Doctor :   Diarrhea, severe abdominal pain?
Doctor :   is this loose stools related to fatty food or diary products or milk u take
User :   yes
User :   no i have stopped taking milk
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does passing motions
User :   culture test also done it say nothing
Doctor :   will give u relief
User :   yes passing motion give relief
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine
Doctor :   any other medical problems u have
User :   yes metrolil no other problems
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did it give u any relief
User :   only quantity of passing losse stool has reduced no .of time is same as early
Doctor :   ok
User :   my question is what are all the tests which might reveale the reason for loose stools
User :   pancreatestis also cause loose stools
Doctor :  
Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   no
User :   if so i want to know about list of tests which might reveal the reason
Doctor :   ok
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User :   ok
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User :   i repeat i want know the list of tests that can reveal the reason for loose stools
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Would you note them down
User :   ye
User :   does pncreatestis cause loose stools
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   First of all let me know what was the doctor opinion of cause
User :   every thing is fine only infection in large intestine is causing this
Doctor :   ok
User :   help me with list of test & probable reasons to cause
Doctor :   So are you put on antibiotics for this
Doctor :   I hope you should have got them done by now before the colonoscopy
User :   yes metrozil & offline
Doctor :   i mean to say the stool tests
Doctor :   before the colonoscopy
User :   after colonoscopy
Doctor :   Stool microscopy, reducing substances, culture
Doctor :   are the routine tests done
Doctor :   before the colonoscopy is ordered
User :   all these are done doctors says nothing has revealed
User :   colonoscopy says redness
Doctor :   so it should be IBS
Doctor :   irritbale bowel syndrome
Doctor :   do you have constipation too
Doctor :   like incomplete emptying of stool
User :   any other major problem which might give symtoms of loose motion
Doctor :   and hard stools at time
User :   after having food it makes me unconfortable once i have stool pain subside
User :   morning i am genrally having first stool hard & day goes on to have loose stools
Doctor :   this seems to be like IBS
Doctor :   I shall send you a document on this
Doctor :   you can see this link
Doctor :   too
Doctor :   to understand better
User :   any thing serious
Doctor :   lifestyle modification with diet
Doctor :   and cutting down alcohol and smoking
User :   any cancer sort also create this
User :   i ansolute dont smoke or take alcohol sir
Doctor :   You go through the link i gave you
Doctor :   and you gt the idea
User :   i am doing it
User :   generaly how many days this take to set right
Doctor :   it take really long time
Doctor :   you have to be patient and modify the life style
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
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