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Dr. Yousuf Siddiqui

Gastroenterology
Northville, MI
male

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Gastroenterology

Languages spoken

Hindi, Marathi, Urdu

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A 26-year-old male asked:
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IBS-constipation: May be functional constipation, and should likely be tretaed with a hi fiber diet, psyllium (fiber) supplement, a probiotic, and prescription of Miral... Read More
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IBS: Sounds like IBS, perhaps with constipation-predominant symptoms. Would recommend a hi fiber diet, with a psyllium supplement (like Konsyl or similar) ... Read More
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Need further testing: Though it may be as simple as IBS, further testing is necessary. See a gastroenterologist or at least your primary doctor
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Defecation disorder: May be functional constipation, and shopuld likely be tretaed with a hi fiber diet, psyllium (fiber) supplement, amd a probiotic. If symptoms persist,... Read More
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Likely supplement: Its likely due to the supplement (and any dietary changes you have made). Simplest way to tell is to stop and check if symptoms resolve). If not see a... Read More
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Generally no worries: It's in 'normal' range, but if other risk factors exist (obesity, alcohol use, poorly controlled diabetes, esposure to hepatotoxic drugs or family his... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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No: Occasionally multiple biopsies and the prep may result in a day or two of minor bleeding, and possibly loose stools, but that should resolve rapidly.
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Needs physicial: This may be true hypoglycemia (very rare) or a multitude of different causes. Get a STAT blood sugar when you are feeling tired and exhausted. If th... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Usually not serious: It is most likely from bowel spasm (spastic colon or irritable bowel syndrome) in someone your age. I suggest a high fiber diet and a supplement like ... Read More
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Likely IBS: Check diet and add fiber and probiotics. If symptoms persist, see primary doctor.
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Yes: Could be serious if the numbers are high (more than 3 times upper limit of normal) Any medication (prescription or over the counter) can cause elevate... Read More
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May need testing: If you start fiber supplements (Metamucil or similar) and stool softeners and bowels are normal and not constipated and bleeding persists get it check... Read More
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Dyspepsia: could be reflux, H pylori infection or ulcer. other possibilities are pancreatitis or gallbladder disease. If there are "alarm" symptoms (weight loss,... Read More

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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you, the bleeding isn't constant so I felt like it was just from wiping and the hemorrhoid that flairs up since having kids. I appreciate your advice
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It ended up I had a fungal infection. One dose of diflucan cured all symptoms almost immediately. Weird how bad that can make you feel.
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks! Will do that , missing a lot of meals & there is stress

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Gandhi Medical College, India
MD
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