Hello I'm looking for a bit of advice.

I have had bowel problems for the last 5 or 6 years it started with Diorreah,Mucusy stools and bleeding. Left it for about 4 years until I had my son so decided 2 years ago to see the doctor I did stool tests and had a rectal exam by the doctor and was told I had hemmoroids. My stool tests came back with high inflammation levels and said I had H Pylori. Took a dose of antibiotics and still felt the same no different. 2 years ago I had a colonoscopy came back perfect all the biopsies also came back perfect also had an ultrasound of the abdomen came back fine nothing sinister or suspicious.

Anyways fast forward 2 years to know I have my first check up on 2 years as I missed my last one due to work commitments and was told they wanted an MRI of my Small Bowel so my questions are.

Does anyone know what kind of illness or conditions the MRI can detect?. Also on my letter it says I will have to drink water containing a laxative is this like MoviPrep?.

Also symptoms suffering with at the moment.

Greasy foul smelling stools to hard lumpy stools in the same day.

High abdominal discomfort under my left rib cage No pain just an uncomfortable feeling.


Really bad flatulence.

Undeigisted food in stools ie peas,carrots,onions etc.

Pain in my lower back (not sure if related as have a tiny dent in my back lower spine area.)

Also I was going to take buscopan to try to sooth the discomfort but didn't want to risk it as my disorder is still undiagnosed.
Really worried about this now the internet is such a great help yet a great problem I have already diagnosed my self with Bowel Cancer,Cancer of The Lymphnodes,Stomach ect.
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replied August 9th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Stools variation are common in IBS and with every thing normal its likely IBS. Modify diet lifestyle, more fiber and fluids, reduce dairy products, use yogurt and peppermint. isit our IBS health center for further guidance.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
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