Oncology Questions? Ask an Oncologist for Answers ASAP
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I am really sorry that you are going through this. It must be really difficult for you.
What are you concerned about?
How often do you open bowels?
Do you burp a lot?
Any weight loss?
Any family history of colon cancer?
Does this constipation alternate with diarrhea?
Do you get difficulty in sleep?
Thank you for giving me all the info. It's IBS(irritable bowel syndrome), Details are as below:
Treatment of IBS focuses on relieving symptoms so that you can live as normally as possible.
Mild signs and symptoms can often be controlled by managing stress and by making changes in your diet and lifestyle. Try to:
Your doctor might suggest that you eliminate from your diet:
A dietitian can help you with these diet changes.
If your problems are moderate or severe, your doctor might suggest counseling — especially if you have depression or if stress tends to worsen your symptoms.
In addition, based on your symptoms your doctor might suggest medications such as:
It should help you.
And I don't think it is cancer.
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