Symptoms of irritable bowel movement
Center : Gastrointestinal and Liver Center
When we are in a rush, are busy, and have things to do, do you worry about abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort, abnormal bowel movements, frequent bowel movements, diarrhea, or constipation, that often occurs?
Irritable bowel syndrome is a common disease, most often observed in middle-aged people. People who work with stress, which does not cause serious harm, but the person who is experiencing irritable bowel syndrome, may have a feeling of being unwell and impacts on work and affect daily life
Most of the symptoms to see your doctor is abdominal pain, especially pain in the lower abdomen, abdominal discomfort, and have symptoms associated with abnormal defecation. Some of them may have constipation, some people will have frequent diarrhea, some will have mixed symptoms. Whichever the symptoms may be, they affect life, work, travel, and almost all our daily tasks.
Irritable bowel syndrome diagnosis takes time.
There are many causes of irritable bowel syndrome, including stress. The hustle and bustle of work, having to take exams, have to handle errands, which needs to take a lot of decisions making, causing abdominal pain. Because making a diagnosis takes a long time. Most of this disease has no serious harmful effects to the patient and should have symptoms for more than 6 months before the doctor can make a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome.
The main reason is, though irritable bowel syndrome is not a serious symptom. A diagnosis must clearly distinguish the disease from other diseases that have symptoms like irritable bowel syndrome, such as inflammatory bowel disease, Intestinal infection, Colon cancer. This is found in people who are older or people over the age of 50 years, sometimes with similar symptoms or illness. Which if it is truly a disease related to the colon symptoms within 6 months will begin to show symptoms. So that a clear diagnosis can be made.
It is also important to know why it takes a long time for the doctor before making a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome. It takes a period of 6 months and if no other symptoms are found before making a clear diagnosis, the doctor can identify the disease in this group and reassure the patient that it is a disease that is not to worry about.
Irritable bowel movement
In addition to stress, the connection of irritable bowel syndrome may also be a matter that may result in symptoms of the disease to coming up. In case the patient has eaten or had food poisoning, diarrhea, and irritable bowel syndrome following intestinal infection, symptoms in this group will not last very long but only for a short period. After that symptoms will be better and the patient will recover.
In the case of irritable bowel syndrome and the patient does not come for treatment and have symptoms of discomfort that can impact their daily life and affect work, some people may have severe symptoms, like after leaving the house, irritable bowel syndrome often starts, while driving out, you have to run to a gas station to go to the toilet and you will not be able to go on with your daily tasks.
Where in symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome affect lifestyle, In the case of people who go through a lot of things to deal with but not having much trouble and can control their symptoms, it will not have any severe symptoms that will affect the way of life and can go on with their everyday life.
Before diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome, you must be careful.
Things to be careful about while waiting for a clear diagnosis in a period of 6 months and have an abnormal bowel movement. There are also issues with abdominal pain and must be noted that if you are over age 50 or have a family history of colon cancer, You have to come and have a consultation to make sure that there are no symptoms of intestinal tumors or colon cancer because it will have similar symptoms.
If in the case of those who are young and will have stool examination. After taking the medications the doctor prescribed, and there is no relief, more tests will be performed to get a more definitive diagnosis, such as colonoscopy to see if there is anything wrong with the colon. If examined and found that there isn't anything out of the ordinary It may be used to adjust the intestinal function. To balance the intestines, the pain or reduce abnormal bowel movements.
You may be called if there are similar symptoms, or perhaps older people or people with a history of a relative who has colon cancer and sometimes accompanied by symptoms of abnormal bowel behavior or stomach pain that may perhaps have been ignored. Diagnosis may be delayed if there have been similar symptoms but the patient takes medicines while the underlying disease still exists.
Therefore, we have to observe yourselves, if there are any changes in the symptoms, treatment, and worsening symptoms or not, if detected in the early stages, will give us the exact diagnosis and the doctor will be able to provide timely treatment.
Irritable bowel syndrome gets worse
The important thing to be careful about is the lifestyle, avoid the risks causing irritable bowel syndrome. You must be careful when eating, do not rush, some people eat fast and may trigger the symptoms, and even eating unclean food which causes infection may result in irritable bowel syndrome.
Behavior modification may not be easy, such as in patients with GERD. Behavior adjustment will also help. Irritable bowel syndrome for some people, if symptoms have a stimulus, stimulation may happen for some time. For some people not having very severe symptoms, it will go away. For people with very severe symptoms, medication will be needed to help in the treatment, to relieve symptoms, and able to carry out daily activities.
In the case of patients who have difficulty adjusting, there may be some medication to help such as stressful patients. Medicines may be needed to help reduce anxiety or reduce stress. For patients with ongoing symptoms, will show not much symptoms, because most patients with irritable bowel syndrome may not have the symptoms all the time, but causes discomfort and can be annoying.
To free yourself from irritable bowel syndrome and avoid other diseases. If the symptoms continue patients must come to see if it is something else or may be other diseases that come later?
Did you know irritable bowel syndrome?
- Irritable bowel syndrome Abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort, frequent diarrhea, or constipation
- There are several main causes. From stress, lifestyle and physical disorders
- Diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome. Time required Because they share symptoms similar to other diseases
- Irritable bowel syndrome Start editing by modifying the behavior.
- If irritable bowel syndrome is severe May need medication
- Be aware of the connection with intestinal disease so symptoms must be monitored continuously
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