Irritable bowel

Irritable Bowel

One of multiple names for colitis. Which in general represents itself as an alteration in the movements of the large intestine (also called colon), which produces main alterations as abdominal distension (many abdominal gases), the sensation to evacuate without producing a stool, alternating periods of diarrhoea and constipation, chronic cases of diarrhoea or constipation, abdominal pain that mainly gets to be very intense in the lower part of the abdomen, colic/spasm pains, oppressiveness and sometimes incapacitating the person completely.

What to do?

  • Consult your doctor for a complete evaluation, which will consist of a detailed clinical history, nutritional habits, way of life, medication and diseases that you might have, accompanied of an overall physical exploration.
  • According to the findings, your doctor will determine the necessitiy of specific studies to complement the diagnosis, may it be of X-rays, an ultrasound, a coloscopy, etc. In order to get to the bottom of the cause of your problem and to cure it according to your ailments needs.