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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a group of chronic disorders that affect the large intestine. It causes abdominal pain, gas, bloating, diarrhea or constipation, and mucus in stools. IBS increases the risk of colorectal cancer.

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I have a bowel movement within 15 minutes despite having a home-cooked meal. Is it due to IBS ?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old obese male. I suspect I have IBS-D (irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea) because I get diarrhea in 15 minutes despite eating a home-cooked meal. I am not sure about it as I have not consulted any doctor. Also, I have morning sickness for two to five minutes daily...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) causes this type of diarrhea. IBS is of three types: 1. Diarrhea predominant. 2. Constipation predominant. 3. Mixed variety. From the symptoms mentioned, you are suffering from IBS (diarrhea predominant). How...  Read Full »

I have tongue pain for long with IBS and anxiety. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old man. I do not smoke, or drink, and I am not on any medications right now. I have had a painful tongue, primarily on the right side, for the past 12 months. The pain may subside for weeks before returning for a short while. I have no trouble swallowing, talking, or ea...  Read Full »

Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Let me first assure you that it is not a serious issue. But it can cause some pain, burning sensation, etc. You did not mention your weight and height which is important to evaluate your nutritional status. I sugges...  Read Full »

Are migrating motor complex and fasting with IBS related?

Query: Hello doctor, Will fasting help with irritable bowel syndrome? Why fasting may help IBS? Why fasting may not help IBS? What is migrating motor complex, and how is it related to fasting with IBS?  Read Full »

Dr. Babu. T. G

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Fasting is not better for IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Fasting in IBS causes hypoglycemia, and further causes giddiness, so it cannot favor IBS. MMC (mucosal mast cell) is associated with IBS with autonomous dysfunction. Factors that reduce the IBS are stress redu...  Read Full »

I have IBS, diarrhea, constipation, and bloody stools. Need help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old male. My primary symptoms are large amounts of gas produced in stomach and/or intestine. I feels like stomach acid becomes carbonated, pain and pinching feeling from gas. I also have tingling, spasms or pain in pectoral, armpit, calf shoulder stiffness or aching in ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ambalathu Veettil Hussain Shihaz

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for providing a detailed history. There are a few details I would have appreciated. Have you lost weight during any of the periods? Does your weight keep swinging from gain to loss? Any history of iron deficiency anemia in the past? Have you ever been advi...  Read Full »

Will probiotics and exercise help with IBS over antibiotics?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it fine to stop Satrogyl after one dose since I have finished five days of antibiotics, four days of Oflotas Oz, and one day of Satrogyl O. I have been anxious before eating out for five days ago with work stuff, and I have already been suspected of IBS before? Is it okay for me to ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A total of five days of antibiotics is good if you feel your symptoms have improved for which you are taking it. IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) has a very close relationship with anxiety and stress. I would suggest probiotics, but I can not assure you about herbal pr...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a remedy for bloating and constipation in me.

Query: Hello doctor, I have gas problem and bloating after I eat any normal size meal. I have struggled with constipation for years, but paid very close attention to that issue. Currently, it is not the problem. I have had colonoscopy and stool tests and they were fine. I did have colitis back due to use o...  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to These kind of problems are very common due to our dietary habits and sedentary lifestyle. Sometimes it is due to deficiency of enzymes also, this is uncommon and the main factor is lifestyle. The syndrome of bloating and constipation is known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome ...  Read Full »

Will my stomach pain affect the urge to masturbate?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to understand my problem and want medicine for it. I have stomach problems and masturbation issues. I was doing masturbation every day, but for the last few months, I lost interest. I know that it is somehow connected to my stomach problem because when I eat antibiotics for a st...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First, I would like to tell you that it is not advised to take antibiotics regularly for long without any significant issues. You have symptoms like epigastric distress, feeling of incomplete evacuation, sticky stools, stomach weakness, etc. These are coupled with libid...  Read Full »

How do I manage frequent bowel movements and gas issues?

Query: Hello doctor. I have always had problems with bowel movements, as far as I can remember. It is not severe, but on a milder scale. However, four years ago, my bowel movement problems went from mild to moderate. I would go to the toilet first thing in the morning, and I always had a feeling of incomp...  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your clinical history points towards constipation, which needs dietary modifications, medications, and complete evaluations if the condition is not resolving. You can avoid foods that induce constipation, for example, maize-based foods, bread, biscuits, and red meat....  Read Full »

I have gut discomfort and bloating. What could cause it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had an undiagnosed chronic condition for at least 27 years, having no success getting help. The symptoms are gut discomfort (inflammation), bloating, rheumatic stiffness, crackling of joints head to toe, and general malaise. However, I recently made an amazing and positive discover...  Read Full »

Dr. Vasavada Bhavin Bhupendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. It would help if you were examined personally, but from your symptoms actually, you are suffering from irritable bowel syndrome. So I would suggest tablet Rifaximin 550 mg twice daily plus tablet Amitriptyline 10 mg with Esomeprazole and Levo...  Read Full »

I have stomach pain, indigestion, and IBS. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a history of irritable bowel syndrome for the past 20 years. As a result, I have constant diarrhea, painful stomach, and indigestion. My diet has become severely restricted as a result. I am mainly eating essential carbohydrates and proteins. I went to a specialist doctor, w...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and reviewed the reports that you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). My suggestions are: 1. Your reports suggest that you have high total cholesterol and triglyceride levels. I suggest you to take tablet Fenofibrat...  Read Full »

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