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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
None: In order to cure a disease, doctors first need to know cause. Cause of ibs is unknown. Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
IBS explained: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered /alternating stool pattern, accompanying nausea, bloating, g ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Gould
Specializes in ADHD and Autism
IBS: There is really no specific test for irritable bowel syndrome at this time. It is a diagnosis of exclusion. In-other-words, you have certain symptoms ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Diet and fluids: and probiotics seem to help if patient is compliant. Eat a high fi=ber diet, regular meal times and portions and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free, alc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Proper diet and flui: Eat consistently every day both in time and types/quantity of foods, modest amount of fiber in diet, and drinking 80-100 ounces non caffeinated, non a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Abdominal Discomfort: Ibs is a functional disorder affecting how food moves through your GI tract. Lower abdominal pain, cramping, bloating with diarrhea, constipation or ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Abdominal Discomfort: Ibs is a functional disorder affecting how food moves through your GI tract. Lower abdominal pain, cramping, bloating with diarrhea, constipation or ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Bowel disorder: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition where the intestinal tract is "sensative" to certain foods or other environmental factors (such as stres ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Food allergies: People who eat food they are having hidden food allergy to gets irritable bowel syndrome.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Most experts recommend increasing fiber intake, including the use of fiber supplements. Osmotic laxatives, lubiprostone, and antispasmodic medications ... Read More
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