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I'm having lower abnomin pain, along with be sluggish and

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I'm having lower abnomin pain, along with be sluggish and having accidents with mu bowel movements.
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: a week now
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have thyroid problems
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

how old are you?

are you male or female?

you could have inflammatory bowel disease or bowel allergies or colitis which can cause more loose stools, gas, bloating, and leaking of stool which can cause accidents.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
54, female
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
What is inflammatory bowel disease and what do I do
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
hello
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

you need to see your doctor

and get bowel and stool testing.

you may have to avoid certain foods like gluten or milk or dairy or lactose

you are over age 50, and so you would benefit from a colonoscopy to look on the inside of your colon

have you had a colonoscopy before?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

do you have a doctor you can see?

do you have health insurance to see a doctor?

you need blood test to check your thyroid levels as well.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
i have insurance. I do have a doctor that specialty is gastro problems. Guess i need to set up an apointment
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

yes, you should set up an appointment

ask about a colonoscopy since you are over age 50

keep a food diary of what you are eating and see what foods cause worse symptoms.

ask to have your thyroid levels checked as well

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

you are welcome

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