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Feeling fatigued and weakness after eating meal or bowel movement. Looking for proper diagnosis?

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Since the last few days, I have had the following symptoms.
1. Fatigue / weakness after eating meal and after having a bowel movement.
1.1 The fatigue lasts for 1-2 hours after eating a meal or after going for a bowel movement and then gets better.
2. Upset Stomach
3. Bloatedness in Stomach (feel a bit tight - not pain)
4. Pass gas during the day (more than normal)

What can be the diagnosis
Posted Sat, 27 Oct 2012 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja 10 minutes later

Your symptoms point to collitis and/or IBS

If there is history of sensation of passing stool after meals and/or mucus in stool you need to take a GI antibiotic and a probiotic for seven to ten days

If not manage your stress levels, reassure yourself and take probiotic twice a day for four to six weeks

Hope this helps
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Wishing you a healthy life
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