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Irritable bowel syndrome medication

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Yen
Pediatric Gastroenterology 21 years experience
Various: Much is being learned about irritable bowel syndrome and the best ways to treat it. There are fda approved drugs available to treat the symptoms, but ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
The only miracle: Medication is proper diet and fluids, regular meal times, and uniform quantities of food at each meal time, stress free meal times.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
General Surgery 20 years experience
IBS can be either : Constipation dependent or diarrhea dependent. The choice of meds will depend on your symptomology. You can take over the counter meds depending on wh... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Zandman
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 15 years experience
No: Ibs is not associated with a rash. There are many other GI conditions that mimic ibs which do cause a rash, including celiac disease (causes dermatiti... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
IBS: There are several things to be done for this problem. Many antispasmodics may help. Sometimes meds for reducing nervousness will help. Every case is d... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Many: You are correct that many with ibs have an inflamed gut lining (leaky gut syndrome). Try to find the cause- it could be due to medications, alcohol, y... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
The non drug treatments for Irritable bowel syndrome include:: Behavior therapy, Increase fiber in diet.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
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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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
No: Worry about it if it's >160 mg.%
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
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Endodontics 45 years experience
Stress AND food: Keep a log on your food intake and avoid foods that aggravate. Also different stressors affect people differently. Keep offending stressors to a minim... Read More
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