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irritable bowel syndrome with low potassium

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 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
42 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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Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Regulate ANS: Irritable bowel syndrome is a multifactorial consequence of hormone, immune & autonomic nervous system(ans) dysfunction resulting from genetic predisp ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience 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 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
63 years experience General Surgery
Any symptoms: What symptoms do you have? How long did yo have them ? If not you donot have ibs.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience 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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