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Hi I bad habit of smoking I smoke 4-5 tyms a day is it mainly effects to digestive system if I drink water immediately after smoking.
What are the symptoms of jaundice. And I had a gastric problem also Tel me a daily taking best tablet for it.
My mom having a digestion problem for the past one month. Due the digestion problem she cannot take any hard items like NV. But the problem can't be solve. Her age is 42.
I am 27 years old male and I have always indigestion problem I tried a lot of remedies but didn't work what should I do.
I am suffering through gastrointestinal problems since past few years what is permanent remedy for this?
I am having a burning sensation on both sides of upper abdomen where the rib cage ends. Rabeprazole is not giving much relief. It started after I took about 50 tablets of iron tablets. Please advise.
Hey I am 20 years male. Last week I suffered from food poisoning and hard fever but recovered. Now a days when I have my lunch or dinner just after one hour from that I feel for bathroom and I have to go. Please tell me how it can be cured that food can stop for proper digestion.
Question What causes constipation in people with Alzheimer's disease? Janice Oklahoma Answer Constipation can occur in people with Alzheimer's disease. But it is most likely due to a side effect of medication or an underlying medical condition such as dehydration — and not due to the Alzheimer's itself. If unrecognized and untreated, constipation can worsen behavioral problems, such as physical aggression, in people with Alzheimer's disease. Ironically, medications used to treat these behavioral problems can worsen constipation. Increasing fluids usually helps relieve constipation. However, frequent and persistent constipation should be evaluated by a doctor. Often, the cause of constipation is treatable. Treatment may include: Increased physical activity Changes in diet Medications to reduce constipation Constipation is a common complication of some other neurological disorders — such as Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia — which affect the nerves involved in digestion.
Sir I came to know that I have gallstone in my gallbladder. It also increase fat and weight. I want to know the proper treatment and diet for recover this disease. Also want to know surgery is ok or not.
I am 15 years old and from last 10 days I am suffering from the problem of acidity loose motions and ulcers Even I am not able to digest the food properly What should I do.
Hi I am getting stomach pain past 3 months I have done ultrasound abdomen test in that my gall bladder having stone 6-10 mm one of the doctor said need to remove gall bladder is there any alternative process to remove please help me.
Had white stool, after that I am having lower abdomen pain, 3 weeks before I had open gall bladder removal. What shall I do?
I am always having not proper bowels. I have loose or semi loose bowels 3-4 times a day. My head and back pains and there is always a uneasiness in the stomach. I feel tired after doing a little amount of work and also due to heat face regular muscle cramps. Is muscular cramps related to improper bowel movement? I am having these problems related to stomach in around last 6 to 8 months. Is the condition serious? How should I rectify this. Please help.
A chronic condition, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a disorder of the large intestine that exhibits symptoms such as bloating, abdominal cramps, gas and diarrhea. The symptoms of IBS can be controlled by making lifestyle changes such as incorporating certain modifications to your diet and reducing or managing stress levels. For severe symptoms, you may require medications.
The symptoms of IBS can vary; some of them are:
- Bloated stomach
- Abdominal cramps
- Constipation or diarrhea
- Presence of mucus in the stool
- Some other severe symptoms of IBS include sudden loss of weight and rectal bleeding.
The exact cause of IBS is not known, but there are certain factors that may act as triggers. There are muscles lining the walls of the intestine that relax and contract in a proper rhythm, thus allowing the passage of food through the intestine. In case of IBS, these contractions tend to be irregular, resulting in gas, bloating and diarrhea.
Some of the factors that can trigger this condition are:
- Hormones: Hormonal changes can play a role in triggering IBS. For a woman, the symptoms can worsen during her menstrual cycles.
- Stress: Studies show that symptoms of IBS considerably increase if you are subject to increased stress levels over a prolonged period of time.
- Foods: Certain foods such as spices, chocolate, milk and broccoli can act as triggers.
- Other Disorders: In some cases, other underlying conditions such as bacterial overgrowth or infectious diarrhea can cause IBS.
The initial step to manage the symptoms of this condition is to make prompt changes in your diet, such as eliminating spicy foods and dairy products, at least till the symptoms subside. It is advised to resort to medications only if the dietary changes fail to yield results.
The various treatments are:
- Anti-diarrheal Medications: Anti-diarrheal medication such as ‘loperamide’ is used to control and manage diarrhea.
- Fiber Supplements: Certain fiber supplements such as ‘methylcellulose’ and ‘psyllium’ can help in managing constipation.
- Antibiotics: Antibiotics are prescribed only if the symptoms result from bacterial overgrowth in the intestine.
If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gastroenterologist.