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Suggest Remedies For Constipation And Loss Of Appetite

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Posted on Wed, 19 Oct 2016
Question: Faecal loading all over large intestine .no BM7 days.loss of weight and appetite.
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (58 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Urgent consultation required

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

You have few risks mentioned
Age over 70 yrs
No bowel movements indicate an obstruction
Fecal loading all over the large intestine means something obstructing at the sigmoid colon or rectum
Importantly loss of weight and appetite goes in favor of tumor.
You should meet a general surgeon first for an initial screening with per rectal examination and MRI abdomen.

Please take an immediate appointment with one now.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (1 hour later)
Hospital says there is no obstruction i have a small BM NOW .my colonoscopy is booked for day after tomorrow what if the preparation does not work. Is faecal loading creating problem
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
May be

Detailed Answer:
Colonoscopy will confirm large findings.
We will have to wait for Colonoscopy till the day after.
Were you prescribed laxatives to empty the bowel before the colonoscopy?
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (21 hours later)
I am so weak to walk and my abdo is full .unable to take contrast.I need to be nurished first to stand the procedure.pl advise.
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (48 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Glucose

Detailed Answer:
Sorry for the delayed response.
You can take glucose water for instant energy. You can take four glasses a day to pick energy. Besides this will not affect the test that you are going to take.


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Veerisetty Shyamkumar
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Dr. V. N. S. Parinam

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Suggest Remedies For Constipation And Loss Of Appetite

Brief Answer: Urgent consultation required Detailed Answer: Hi, You have few risks mentioned Age over 70 yrs No bowel movements indicate an obstruction Fecal loading all over the large intestine means something obstructing at the sigmoid colon or rectum Importantly loss of weight and appetite goes in favor of tumor. You should meet a general surgeon first for an initial screening with per rectal examination and MRI abdomen. Please take an immediate appointment with one now.