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I had last colonoscopy in Jan 2018 , finally saw consultant today to discuss results! I had already made the assumption that there was nothing sinister going on due to no urgency for follow up. However once again when I go for my appointment I see a different consultant. Straightaway confirms nothing sinister but says straightway 'just IBS' this is after previous 3 consultants have said DD is the problem . I questioned him and said was there no DD , he said yes but your problem is all IBS. I then said why have other consultants said DD the problem but youre saying IBS only. Guess what he then says well I dont know your symptoms so can you tell me them. I start to tell him ie diarrhoea, pain, bloating , nausea , been to GP several times in the last year and needed antibiotics. Asked if antibiotics helped , I said Yes usually after a few days . Told him I do try to avoid anitibiotics and go on liquid diet as soon as high pain level however when this doesnt help I go to GP and get antibiotics. Didnt acknowledge any ot it just dismissed everything , said diarrhoea was not a symptom of DD only constipation, just need to change diet and everything will be fine . ( I had told him I get constipation aswel) Asked what medication I had had in the past event though he had my records in front of him. I couldnt remember so he then prescribed mebrivine and said go see a dietician . I got home and realised already tried mebrivine and it didnt work , made me have headaches and increased bloating and it had been prescibed by the same hospital!!. Told him I had been in pain since last week but he wasnt interested, completely ignored me , just kept saying youve probably got sensive bowel.
I feel so depressed and feel like a hypochondriac, my pain is still there , feel so tired and lethargic .
I know I have IBS , I have DD and know I have had flare ups however this consultant has more or less said no you havent had flare ups its all down to to IBS and we just need to change your diet and you will be healed!!!
Sorry for rant x
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