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Helllo! I am currently seeking some help for my gastrointestinal problems

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

I did actually have some blood test. I am not taking any at the moment as I haven't identified really what is the problem, I intend to take some once the problem is identified for sure.

Doctor's Assistant: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?

Yes It is a bit of time sensitive issue. Well, they are testing gastrointestinal tract issues

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Not really, besides this nothing. Thank you! Thank you8

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I have been suffering now quiet a while with intestinal problems, as i feel I have so so much gas problem in my colon and i can feel my colon is popping right in my rib cage, and i alternate between constipation and diarrhea, I heard that i have maybe IBS but I heard that there isn't much to do for IBS either, so I am here to seek professional help to try and get ahead of this problem that have been with me now for 2 years, I have done some blood tests and they showed I had blood in my stool recently as well as some fermentation and putrefaction. Honestly, I have always started medication but never really was serious about them or followed until the end, I tried to diet I lost some weight. It didn't help too, so I am here to hear you guys about your solutions.
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