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Can irritable bowel syndrome lead to malnutrition

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: Irritable bowel syndrome does not cause malnutrition. Malnutrition would be an indication to look for another cause (other than irritable bowel syndr ... Read More
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Pregnant IBS change: Many people think they have irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). They might have other milder conditions or possibly an early stage of a more serious condi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
17 years experience General Surgery
Not likely. : In medicine you can never say never. However, it is highly unlikely that ibs will lead to any heart irregularities. Common symptoms include abdominal ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Different problems: They are two different things. Diverticular disease is made up of two conditions: diverticulosis and diverticulitis. Diverticulosis occurs when pouch ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Pregnancy can set off an irritable bowel syndrome but not cause it.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The following cause or are associated with Irritable bowel syndrome:: Lactose intolerance, Lactase deficiency.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Ibs does not lead to colon cancer. However, IBS type symptoms may obscure symptoms of colon cancer. So any change in your symptoms should be discussed ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Serious pbms: Depression and sleeplessness untreated can have serious consequences. Sleep is super important. I suggest seeking out PCP, or psychiatrist . Beginning ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome can be difficult to treat and different methods work for different patients. Start by increasing the amount of water and or ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Diet and fluids: I rarely prescribe meds for ibs. In my experience teaching people to eat and drink properly resolves most if not all symptoms when the patient is comp ... Read More
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