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A 42-year-old male asked:

For the past few months i have been having stomach and bowel movement issues and i have to run to the bathroom and sometimes i go and sometimes it's alot of gas, if i pass gas sometimes i need to change my clothes. i have hemmrhoids because of this?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Since this is a relatively new problem, you should see your doctor-you may need to see a GI doctor (gastroenterologist) for further examination and testing. This definitely warrants further investigation since treatment would depend on what is causing you to have these symptoms. Best of luck to you!
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
I agree that a gastroenterologist is best to conduct the workup so that appropriate testing will be done in order to make an accurate diagnosis & render proper treatment advice. Entities such as lactose or gluten intolerance or irritable bowel syndrome are possibilities. A stool culture may be doneThink of any possible dietary triggers. Taking an antispasmodic like dicyclomine after meals may help
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Last updated Jan 25, 2022

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