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Suggest treatment for sliding hiatus hernia and IBS

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Posted on Mon, 17 Aug 2015
Question: Dear dr
I found this in my poop yesterday but i don't know if it is undigested carrot or tomato or what ? I am quite sure that it is food .
I did Sigmoidoscopy since a year & half & it was very normal thanks God & i also did endoscopy & it showed sliding hiatus hernia .
I am suffering fro IBS .
I did a stool examination since 3 months ago through a routine check up for my job & it was normal .
I have a hemorrohoid & a history of anal fissure .
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Answered by Dr. Kathy Robinson (26 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
undigested food

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have examined the photos you included and it does look like bits of undigested food. This can happen and is not a big cause for concern. Sometimes the food just gets moved through the system before it can be fully digested.
Try eating more slowly and chewing food more.
If you are in a cycle of diarrhea with the IBS this is more likely to happen, but it can happen at any time.
Please let me know if you have further questions
Regards,
Dr. Robinson
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kathy Robinson (6 minutes later)
Thanks for your reply

It always happen with carrot , tomato & corn .
I have IBS & sometimes i am hearing my food moves in my abdomen , feel cramps .
I am very stressed these days as i am planning to immigrate & have a tons of unsolved problems that i have to deal with before going .
My doctor who ordered the Sigmoidoscopy since a year & half whas prescribed me a med called Librax & today is my third day on it . I hope to ease my cramps .
Thanks
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Answered by Dr. Kathy Robinson (17 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
you are welcome

Detailed Answer:
Yes, I hope the medication can ease your cramps. Sometimes avoiding certain foods can help as well
I wish you the best,
Dr. Robinson
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: undigested food Detailed Answer: Hello, I have examined the photos you included and it does look like bits of undigested food. This can happen and is not a big cause for concern. Sometimes the food just gets moved through the system before it can be fully digested. Try eating more slowly and chewing food more. If you are in a cycle of diarrhea with the IBS this is more likely to happen, but it can happen at any time. Please let me know if you have further questions Regards, Dr. Robinson