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Suggest treatment for gastrointestinal problems


i am 20yrs old and suffering from gastrointestinal problems for the last 2.5 months.

bowel is normally soft with some episodes of constipation in between. along with onstipation i also experience some blood loss ( fresh, red blood associated with mild pain). however,once every 2 weeks i develop diarrhoea- which constitutes watery, foul smelling stool, frequency 3 to 4 times a day.

i have taken 2 courses of antibiotic- ciprofloxacin and tinidazole, tinidazole

i have completed one course of deworming

my blood test and RE ME stool shows no abnormality

but my trouble continues

i have lost some weight, experience nausea, dyspepsia and reduced apeptite

4 months back i was on psychiatric medicines- escitalopram and clonazepam....which i discontinued shorlty afterwards.

please help

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
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Hello dear , hi

Warm welcome to
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* This seems in relation with different conditions as
- inflammatory bowel disease - intestinal flora mechanics
disturbances - others .

* Guidelines for better recovery

- Drink plenty of liquids .
- Diet management with soft , light content .
- Avoid oily , spicy , non veg stuffs .
- Addition of pro biotics with lacto bacillus will help a lot .

- Discuss need of colonoscopy with your doctor .

Hope this will help you for sure.
Regards .

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