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irritable bowel syndrome with low potassium

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience in 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 in 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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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Diet and fluids: And pro-biotics seem to help if patient is compliant. Eat a high fiber diet, regular meal times and similar portions and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine f ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
Lower in Asia: IBS is present in 10% to 20% of adults in the US. [2] one study conducted in a health maintenance organization population showed the prevalence of iIB ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Usually crampy: Abdominal pains, bloating and diarrhea, constipation or both. That being said, many other diagnoses can present the same way, so you need a thorough h ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in 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
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Individualize diet: There is no specific exclusion diets for ibs, although many patients have difficulty tolerating water insoluble fibers, excessive dietary fats, fizzy ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
62 years experience in General Surgery
Any symptoms: What symptoms do you have? How long did yo have them ? If not you donot have ibs.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
12 years experience in Gastroenterology
Doctor : Speak to your gastroenterologist. There are certain criteria for ibs. He/she may wish to do some testing first to exclude other causes.

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