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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Could be either: Your symptoms could be the result of either IBS or IBD. Further information via a complete history as well as physical exam would be needed. Also, con ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: INTERNAL hemorrhoids look like INTERNAL hemorrhoids nothing else!.....have a frank discussion with your treating Health Care Provider about your conce ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience General Surgery
Are you Sure?: The rectum is behind the uterus and the symptoms you have may be from ibd, but, if you have not had colonoscopy and biopsies before - it might be croh ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Enteritis: If you are having grossly bloody stools and the other symptoms you describe it is difficult to imagine that a gastroenterologist would not have done c ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Not really: By definition, irritable bowel syndrome (ibd) must include abdominal pain or discomfort of some sort along with diarrhea and/or constipation. If there ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Salvador Badillo
Specializes in Pediatrics
Need biopsy: Needs a biopsy to determine diagnosis.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Subclinical colitis is well documented by biopsy. Sublclinical colitis is present in the small intestines in many common forms of arthritis. Which i ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Yes: Inflammation can occur in the GI tract in a very early stage that would be considered before symptoms occur. Over time the colitis gets more severe a ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure...: There's no standard symptoms. Breath testng is usually diagnostic in identifying sibo. For others, symptom response to empiric antibiotics aimed at t ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Hendricks
37 years experience General Surgery
Yes: It is one of the most common symptoms , but not an absolute. Abdominal pain is probably more common. If you are raising this question you should go se ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If mild: Please see this excellent information from nih about ulcerative colitis: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001296/.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Actually, most gastroenteritis are without fever as they usually are not systemic infections. The symptoms are usually localized to abdominal pain, di ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes: We think that about 20% of the pt with endomtriosis are asymptomatic.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
IBS: Diagnosis of ibs generally requires a doctor's evaluation, i suggest you see one if you are having GI problems. I highly doubt any GI complaints are r ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Occasionally possible with otherwise normal bladder. Common in folks with neurogenic bladder or diabetes.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe, but...: Recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize the organ involved: in women vaginal discharge or b ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Difficult to: Tell, if you have pain and tenderness in right lower abdomen, associated with nausea and vomiting. These are typical appendicitis symptoms. Sometime ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin BLACK
59 years experience Hepatology
Thanks for asking!: Yes.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis based on symptoms. I often see patients get over it by changing their diet and lifestyle habits. Gluten is ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes: Scar tissue from any abdominal or pelvic surgery can cause sharp pains from time to time.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: There may be only diarrhea without vomiting
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
IBS/GUTBLISS.COM: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. You need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends on the severity: and duration, a more thorough assessment by an allergist/immunologist would help you better
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
IBS/GUTBLISS.COM: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. You need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 ... Read More

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