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Phil Mark here Kept a diary on this ibs it comes it goes

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Hi Phil Mark here
Kept a diary on this ibs it comes it goes
But mainly it's trapped wind.
The pains move all over the abdomen
As you know my doc said your fine it's been with you for years.
Can anxiety itself cause trapped wind ?????
And if so how ????
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
hey mark!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hey Phil.
It seems to always be trapped wind mate not really pain the light wind pressure moves all over from wind pipe or anus and back to ribs.
That's what I get. Is that ibs ??
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
This is IBS MarkI'm sure of itI have the same thing
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You know pal I've had it now for years on and off I have a feeling I need to go to the loo sometimes as well but mostly trapped wind What causes the wind pal ?
And I'm guessing serious would not just do wind and come And go. ?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
you're good markyour doctors have checked you thoroughly
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
They would have spotted serious ? With the bloods ultrasound stool test etc ? And the physical is it as simple as that mate. ?
Ps not nice ibs is it !! Paying now. Speak later pal.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
The ultrasound or labs would be normal. Mark, have you ever considered checking tumor markers?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
CEA, CA 19-9,
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Now your scaring me !!!!! Mate
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Just a thought to make sure things are normal
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
so do you think I have bowel or pancreas prob ?
Are they reliable ?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
No I don't.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi mate just a few pings and Panges down the osephegus now that's all must be simple wind. Mate ?
Does the wind come from the bowel upwards ???
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Yes, exactly mark.That is just normal part of IBS
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yea it has not got any worse gone away since December !!! As you know. So it can't be serious ??
Isn't it horrible when you get the mild tiny pains that go up and down the esophagus !!
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
It cannot be seriousI'm sure of it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
An ulcer would be more painful and in one place ?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
yes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So not an ulcer and the stools would have changed by now if bowel prob there still normal.
If pancreas I would not be eating by now and would be loosing weight ?
Is that your thinking my friend. I'm off to chill if you are happy ?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
we would have found something by now buddy
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So the fact it's got no worse in 5 months and us mild stools normal means it's nothing ?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
That is correct
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Seriously mate it's just wind. !??
Ibs can keep doing this just making the bowel cause wind all day. Then go at night ? Mine goes at night.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
seriously mark
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Means. In Phil language. It's IBS due to anxiety disorder ?? Cheers pal.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Yes it is.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Cheers ***** ***** in my snooker room. Glass of wine it's gone it's nothing it wouldn't do that.
Fly over and il take you to London for dinner pal.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Sounds good!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Let's do it.
I'm ok pal feel fine now sad thing but wine does get rid of it.
Have you been to London ..
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
I haven't
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Come over il take you through the city all on me. God knows you have helped me mate.
I'm ok pal health wise?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
You are OK. I'm 100% sure
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My grandparents lived to 98 and 97. My parents 74 and my dad died of his job he was a weapons scientist with the British military.
I hope i make 70.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
I think you will make 100
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi mate just had 6 monthly ultrasound all normal. Why do the sizes of the organs change on each scan slightly ?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
they do. it also depends on the sonographer
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Spleen 12.01 right kidney 12 left 11.6. They are marked normal all ok pal ?oh she said pancreas was normal so that's good.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
that is all good my friend
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sizes ok ? Bile duct 3.3 MM. She said it was normal the liver the bladder prostrate gall bladder thin walled no issues
The liver was the same as the spleen when compared why do they do that ?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
normal and normal and normal :)
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Why do the compare the spleen colour and texture to liver
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
to look for fatty liver
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ahhhh so there's no fat on the liver il pay and send you the image mate.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
okay
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I've sent them you got them
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Did you get the images