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Suggest treatment for pain in the rib cage along with abdominal pain

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Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel

General Surgeon

Practicing since :1999

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Posted on Sat, 9 Jun 2018 in Abdominal Pain
Question: for 2 months now i have had a dull pain upper right abdomin feels like under rib cage green stools that are explosive had blood work for gallblader and liver function all came back normal
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 13 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Presence of bile pigment in stool from various reasons .need details .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear

Warm welcome to
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Green stools indicate presence of bile pigment due to various conditions as
intestine infection or others .

Kindly provide further details so that I can answer your query completely .

1. Pain - frequency , any relation with food intake , radiation anywhere .
2. Associated nausea , vomiting .
3. Alteration in appetite , weight .
4. Change of food intake if any .
5. Stool frequency per day .
6. Stool examination has been carried out or not .
7. Any alteration in urine color .

Awaiting for your response .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 32 minutes later
pain gets a little better after bowl movement once a day bowl movement explosive some times diaarea sommtimes soft but formed with fatty appearence no blood no nausea no change in urine or weight loss no appeite change no radation o0f pain do have gas and somtime a bloating feeling after eating
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 6 minutes later
Brief Answer:
follow up .

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the details .

* Seems in relation with disturbances with bile drainage system , pancreas or
other digestive enzymes

* Guidelines at present .

- Drink plenty of liquids including boiled water , lemon juice , coconut water ,
butter milk , organic tea , coffee .
- Prefer soft , light , bland , vegan diet with fresh curd .
- Avoid excess oily , spicy , non veg stuffs , dairy fat till possible .

- Regular walking , deep breathing exercises , YOGA help great .
- Avoid stress , anxiety .
- Maintain regular sound sleep of 8 hours .
- Avoid smoking , alcohol if consuming .

- Need prescription of pro biotics with your doctor .
- Further work up with stool microscopy , ultrasound of abdomen & pelvis for
detail diagnosis and further management is appreciated .

Wishing you fine recovery .

Welcome for any further assistance .
Regards take care .
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