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Facing IBS. Done with endoscopy, blood, urine ,BMFT and stool tests. Getting leg pain and frequent urination

Sep 2012
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Hi ,My nephew 13y has been facing IBS for the last 6 months and not going to his school.We visited local hospitals and found that endoscopy,endoscopy,blood, urine ,BMFT and stool test reports are normal.he does not lost any weight.As per gastroenterologist's he used the medicine.Later he visited psychologist once.Still he is not cured.please see few more inputs about the issue.
-He goes to toilet soon after he take some food every time.
-He gets stomach pain after taking food and he relieves from pain after come back from toilet.
-He gets legs and hands pain after come back from toilet.
-It is true that he is having personnel/family pressure/stress due to economical,health and other issues of family.

Posted Sun, 31 Mar 2013 in IBS(Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
Answered by Dr. Das Arindam 25 minutes later

Thank you for posting a query here.

Look, from his symptoms, it is clear that he is suffering from irritable bowel syndrome. As you have told that he is going through some stress, then it is obvious the cause behind this problem.

So, for relief, he needs two approaches. One from the gastroenterologist and other from psychiatrist. You can tell his family member to consult with psychiatrist again and to keep following up.

Now, this disease condition is a very chronic disease, which needs more time to get cured.

Secondly, some particular drugs like antispasmodic agents like dicyclomine group of drugs should be considered for him. That will prevent this urge of defecation after taking food. A pantoprazole group of drug should also be considered for him.

He should take a balanced nutritious diet containing high fiber diet. That means, XXXXXXX leafy vegetables are necessary.

A course of lactobacilli XXXXXXX should also be considered. It can reduce this type of symptoms.

Consult with his psychiatrist about tricyclic antidepressant agents.

Lastly, keep following up with the gastroenterologist and psychiatrist and try to keep him out of stress.

Hope, this information suffices. Let me know, if you have any more question.

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Follow-up: Facing IBS. Done with endoscopy, blood, urine ,BMFT and stool tests. Getting leg pain and frequent urination 2 days later
Thanks for your quick and helpful reply doctor.I would like to list out drugs he used so (prescribed by ge and pyc doctors)so far.-colospsa,solibs,nizomide 500mg,zynconia,serenace,facid,metriz sr,ibset,arxid,wormeetal,rieasut,folvith,rerry.we will follow your advice.please tell me if any other approach we need onsider or we have missed any medicine.we visited asian in hyderabad.thank you sir.
Answered by Dr. Das Arindam 39 minutes later

Thank you for writing back.

Look, the drugs you have mentioned are really good.

You just keep following up with your treating doctor and consult about the points i have mentioned.

Hope you have your answers.

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