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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience in 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 in 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 in 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 in 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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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rakinic
37 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
1st: fiber and water: A high fiber diet with sufficient amounts of water intake is the first line of management. You correctly identified that ibs is managed but not cured. ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Diet and life style: irritable bowel syndrome a diagnosis made by exclusion that mean your doctor had to eliminate all other possibilities before assuming it is IBS IBS tr ... Read More
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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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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Irritable bowel synd: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is relatively benign compared to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IBS is diagnosed clinically based upon Rome or Manni ... Read More
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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