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Hello Peter, I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today. Do you have abdominal pain, bloating, gas, indigestion?Any significant past medical history or surgery?Any family history?
yes my stomach feels bloated all the time with gas and abdominal cramps and my gp give me some lyrica as my food is not being broken down its coming out undigested properly making me feel weak i stopped the lyrica last weak as they made me exausted and give me the runs i also have pain in my back left side behind stomach for a few month but have a pain further across and down to the left side of lung area
Hello Peter,Following are the likely possibilities of the diagnosis;1) Diverticulitis2) Inflammatory bowel disorder (Ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease)3) Chronic pancreatitis.4) Worm infestationsThe yellow material is likely to be undigested fat. This may occur in all of the three above disorders. Apart from sigmoidoscopy the other investigative modalities to help in the diagnosis are;1) Stool exam2) Stool culture3) CT scan of abdomen4) Ultrasound5) Barium meal follow through study and barium enema.Please feel free for your follow up questions.
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i also should of mentioned that my stools are really smelly with mucos and come out three hours later sometimes its diareah or smelly stools with mucus