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Doctor insights on: Long Term Effects Of Parasites In Bowels

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Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more


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I've been having gas about everyday since I been on nexuim other day had like a white long string on bowels could it be parasite or gallbladder?

I've been having gas about everyday since  I been on nexuim  other day had like a white long string on bowels could it be parasite or gallbladder?

Unlikely: It is unlikely you have a parasite - often changes in texture, consistency, smell, etc is related to dietary changes. Some people react to drugs differently - you could try stopping the Nexium (esomeprazole) for a few days if okay with your doctor and see if resolves. ...Read more

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Can spending most of my time in bed prolong IBS? I've had bowel discomfort for 3 months. I was also successfully treated from a parasite 3 months ago

Can spending most of my time in bed prolong IBS? I've had bowel discomfort for 3 months. I was also successfully treated from a parasite 3 months ago

Quality of life: You were treated for a parasite infection three months ago. You gave either inflammatory bowel or irritable bowel. You stay in bed. You should consider your quality of life. See a doctor as to the cause of prolonged bed rest. It might require more testing but your quality of life may improve after. ...Read more

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I occasional have 3 bowel movements a day, not much comes out each time. Multiple Blood, stool test NEG ibd, parasite etc. More likely ibs?

I occasional have 3 bowel movements a day, not much comes out each time. Multiple Blood, stool test NEG ibd, parasite etc. More likely ibs?

Possibly IBS.: These symptoms don't sound worrisome, unless this is a distinct change your bowel habits. For it to be IBS, the symptoms would have to persist for six months or longer. If the change in your bowel habits persists, or if you see any blood in your stool, or if you have unexplained weight loss, I would contact your doctor immediately. Otherwise, I would recommend a high-fiber diet. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What s the long term effects of taking concerta?

What s the long term effects of taking concerta?

Concerta: I agree, as long as regular checkups done to monitor blood work & ekg. ...Read more

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What are long term effects of damage to the pituitary gland from chemotherapy in a male in his 60's?

What are long term effects of damage to the pituitary gland from chemotherapy in a male in his 60's?

Loss of hormones: One may lose control of thyroid & adrenal function. One may no longer secrete antidiuretic hormone with resultant diabetes insipidus. One may stop secreting growth hormone and if a male hormones that stimulate the production of testosterone.These hormones all contribute to organism homeostasis & metabolism. Medical treatment can compensate for their loss. ...Read more

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