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Change in bowel movements with loose stools. Cause?

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For approx 4 months I've had a change in bowel movements. They have become loose, not really diarrhoea but just loose. I feel bloated easier lately. I've also felt abdominal pain, not really harsh pain but it's more discomfort and it's all over the abdomen. I also feel back pain as well.

Sometimes I have loose stool, other times I can't get anything out and have mild constipation.

Colour of stool is normal brown.

I feel like i haven't finished bowel movements like I can still go.

Recently I've had urine test, blood test, ct scan lumber, liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas and kidneys are all fine.

The bloating is mostly in my lower abdamon.

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Patient replied :

I don't not understand your reply. You told me I should rule out spine disease and I should rule out vitamin d and b12 and my symptoms are troublesome. . What does this mean? I don't understand your response.
From my explained symptoms, do you feel there is any serious issue I should be concerned with?
Do you feel my symptoms are due to muscle pins rather than kidney?
Is there any way to rule out any serious underlying issues to get to the bottom of this problem

Dear sir
You don't seem to be suffering from anything major and all your symptoms suggest that you are suffering from muscle pains. I meant the symptoms are troublesome for you, inspite of the reports being normal. Hence I need to see the reports of the investigations mentioned above.

All the investigations I have asked for are to find a possible cause of your symptoms and thus treat accordingly.
Take care
Rajiv Goel

Patient replied :

When I had the ft scan done on my abdomen they also did the ft scan on my lower spine to see if there were any issues and it came back clear. I have had blood tests done and b12 was fine.
I'm still having the pains, so a bit confused

Dear sir
Since all your tests are normal there is no obvious cause of your symptoms and certainly not related to kidneys. You should see a physician and get yourself investigated further if symptoms are not improving.

Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

Currently Resident Physician, in MD Radiodiagnosis - Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai
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