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Which medical test is called as wheat tolerance test? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 17-Jan-2014
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Doctor:good morning
User:Hello Dr
User:How are you
Doctor:I am good
Doctor:thank you
Doctor:How are you doing?
User:Happy New year to you
User:Im doing good i guess
User:I'm not sure whether i spoke with you or someone else the last time
Doctor:thank you
User:but was suggested to get a LFT done
Doctor:new year wishes to you as well
Doctor:please proceed further
User:i went to the lab and gave the blood sample for that
User:along with the LFT, it was adviced to me to get a wheat tolerance test
User:but the lab people said, they dont know what that is
User:what is the name of the test mam
Doctor:I am not sure of wheat tolerance test but it seems like a test to test allergy
Doctor:there is something called Gluten sensitivity
Doctor:I am not sure if you are talking about the same
Doctor:I do not think I have suggested you this test
User:but i havae digestion issues
User:but i m not sure whether i have to call it as issues with the digestive system or its just un hygenic food
Doctor:sorry about that
User:i get loose stools whenever i eat outside food
User:anything spicy i get loose stools
User:is that a cause of worrry or its just that the food is not good for me
Doctor:outside food is not good for you
User:and its not that i get loose stools for one meal, its for continous two three meals that is when i get it
User:apart from that, there are few food that triggers diarrhea or loose stools
User:like Milk, banana, alchohol(beer), roti,
User:i dont know if i have to call it diarrhea or just indigesstion
User:i get loose stools until these food/drinkk get out of my system
User:des that mean i have IBS
Doctor:it seems like the beginning of IBS
User:i sometimes get dark color stools, and it stays for one or two days
User:i dont see any physical blood or anything
User:but it scares me
User:i dont have any other side effects
User:i've good appetite, good weight gain, very active through out the day
User:no stomach pain etc
User:so now i dont know what is normal stools
User:i mean its very confusing mam
User:i hope you understand
Doctor:I understand
User:i m not sure, if its mentally got in, or i m panicking
User:but what is best way to know that for sure, its IBS
Doctor:get colonoscopy done
Doctor:that is the best way
User:i mean, few told me Liver issues, few told me IBS, few Coeliac disease
User:what is that
User:ok i l google it
Doctor:it is diagnostic test
User:does it have any sideeffects
User:i have a fistula for an year now
User:i met a doctor and he suggested surgery for removing it
User:do you think this has anything to do with IBS
Doctor:IBS and fistula are not related
User:well i've wait for the LFT and then meet a doctor and get a colonscopy done i guess
User:but does a Ultrasound scan reveal anything
Doctor:ultrasound does not reveal anything about IBS
User:but do you think i have liver issues mam
User:i m little scared about that
Doctor:we can comment on it based on the LFT
User:ok well i ll wait then i guess
User:thank you for your time mam
User:it was nice talking to you
User:you have a good day
Doctor:get well soon
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:take care
Doctor:same to you
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