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Experience:  Over two decades of clinical practice. Completed a medical internship in New York City
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I have been suffering from soft stools for a number of

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I have been suffering from soft stools for a number of months. I have to use the toilet approx 6-8 times a day sometime diarrhoea. I have lost 10lbs in less than 10 weeks and I’m exhausted. My doctor referee me to the gastrointestinal clinic and bloods and ultrasound and sample was done. Liver enzymes where elevated but no further investigation was required.
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 8 days ago.

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Expert:  wieyedoc replied 8 days ago.

How old are you?

M/F?

Any other symptoms?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

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Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I’m 38 and currently not on any medicines
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 8 days ago.

I would suggest you ask the GI doctors if they would be willing to do a colonscopy. This would give a lot of data on the health of your colon and lower intestines as well as allow biopsies to be taken.

You might also want to speak to a dietitian to see if changing your diet could help.

Does this make sense to you?

At this point I think the best thing for you to do would be to gather up copies of all your medical records and ask your GP to refer you to a large University Teaching hospital. At an institution like that you could be evaluated and treated by a team of sub-specialists who are at the cutting edge of their respective fields. The best thing about these large teaching hospitals is that consultations are available with Professors and leaders in their field by just walking a few steps down the hall.

I know that it is going to take significant effort on your part, but I believe that going to one of the "Medical Mecca's" is your best chance to – finally -- get to the bottom of what is going on.

Does this make sense to you?

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Thanks in advance,

Dr. Rick MD FACS