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Suggest treatment for stomach gas and IBS

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Posted on Tue, 22 Jul 2014
Question: Hi,

From Past 2 weeks i am feeling gassy and urge to go pass stools every now and then(Not loose stools though).
It eases if i take Rabeprazole like Razo D but after some days symptoms reoccurs.
I feel chills and cold while passing tool.

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Answered by Dr. Abhijit Deshmukh (3 days later)
Brief Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thank you for the query.
Well I understand your concern.
Does not seem like anything to worry.
Can continue taking Razo - D once a day in morning.
Can additionally try taking 2 teaspoon of isapgula husk at night available over the counter.
In addition
Lifestyle modification will help you.
1) Eating on time
2) Taking adequate sleep
3) Regular walking
4) Avoiding sleep 2 hours after meals
5) Cutting down on stress and anxiety
Getting some basic tests like doing complete blood count, thyroid function test, stool examination will help.
If symptoms still persist or worsen then worthwhile seeing a gastroenterologist.
All this will help you to control symptoms in long run.
Hope this answers your query.
Wish you a speedy recovery.
Happy to help.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Abhijit Deshmukh (1 hour later)
Is this a case of IBS ? because i am experiencing this kind of symptoms from past 1 to 1.5 yrs. If so are there any tests that confirm it ?
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Answered by Dr. Abhijit Deshmukh (2 days later)
Brief Answer:
HI

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thank you for the query.
Sorry for the delay in answering.
Well there is no single test to diagnose IBS.
It is a simple complex and diagnosis is based on history of patient and exclusion of other illness on the basis of history and basic investigations if deemed necessary.
Hope this answers your query.
Best wishes.
Wish you a speedy recovery.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: Hi XXXXXXX Detailed Answer: Hello, Thank you for the query. Well I understand your concern. Does not seem like anything to worry. Can continue taking Razo - D once a day in morning. Can additionally try taking 2 teaspoon of isapgula husk at night available over the counter. In addition Lifestyle modification will help you. 1) Eating on time 2) Taking adequate sleep 3) Regular walking 4) Avoiding sleep 2 hours after meals 5) Cutting down on stress and anxiety Getting some basic tests like doing complete blood count, thyroid function test, stool examination will help. If symptoms still persist or worsen then worthwhile seeing a gastroenterologist. All this will help you to control symptoms in long run. Hope this answers your query. Wish you a speedy recovery. Happy to help.