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There , over the past year I've been having some issues

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Hi there , over the past year I've been having some issues where randomly for about a weeks time , after I have gone to the toilet - i need to go again? Even if I don't actually have to, I have the need ? It always happens at night and I was wondering if it has anything to do with my diet or something although I eat a pretty balanced diet. I would really appreciate some helpful advise on how to stop it because it's really horrible. Thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Endocrinology
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I would like to continue waiting for an answer- although I did pay for it to come soon so please answer as soon as possible thank you !
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question.How is your stool? Is it loose?Any other medical problems?On any medications for anything?Please let me know.Regards
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is normal. I often have swollen glands and taht is the only problem I would say I have. I am not on any medication.
Thanks
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your response.Does it ever wake you up from your sleep?Do you have cramping or pain in your tummy?Please let me know.Regards
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No pain in my tummy at the same time. No it doesn't wake me up.
Thanks
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.
Are you a laid back type of a person or an anxious type?Please let me know.Regards
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Very laid back.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't stress much at all, thanks
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your response.I think that in your case the possibility of irritable bowel syndrome must be considered and ruled out as your symptoms are typical of IBS in that you have to go to the washroom time and again and the most characteristic feature is that these symptoms do not bother you when you are asleep.I am giving you a link that gives details on how to go about managing your condition by yourself.http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/irritable-bowel-syndrome/basics/treatment/con-20024578If you have anymore questions do let me know.I would appreciate a rating by clicking on one of the rating options at your end.Kindest regards
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. Will it ever leave?

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