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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
IBS is a very broad: diagnosis. There are medications. Please see you doc. Also, see if he/she or another professional will test you for food sensitivities. Great Plai ... Read More
Dr. Nikhil Karanth
23 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: It depends on the type of ibs one is suffering from
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Esp ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
IBS: Anticholinergic medications (dicyclomine, propantheline, belladonna, and hyoscyamine) taken about a half-hour before eating to control intestine muscl ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tang
Dr. John Tang answered
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
IBS: I would recommend that you do a food dairy and see which foods you are allergic (ibs pts have allergies). The most common are dairy and gluten. You ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Not a question there: Brenda, not clear what you are asking. You should have a physician if you have all of those diagnoses. ER's are not good place to make complicated d ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
? GI problem?: you state you have IBS. I don't know if you have been evaluated by a gastroenterologist yet. You mention you had a CT but then your query stops. Eithe ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Cheng
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There is no lack of good medication for colitis and/or ibs. My advice is work with your doctor who you can trust for evaluation and specific treatmen ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Not typical of IBS: Typical symptoms of ibs include bloating, constipation and/or diarrhea, symptoms that are worse with stress, and improve with a bowel movement. Treatm ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Herb: 19 yo female w. job-prohibitive IBS symptoms seeks non-sophorific medication. Cannabis (sativa & not indica) can be home-extracted of cannabinoids ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
Fiber: If you want to waste your money on herbal ibs treatments, try to pick some with a lot of fiber. Many herbs are drugs with little if any data to suppor ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends...: It depends what variant of ibs you have. If due to sibo (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) then antibiotics like xifaxan (rifaximin) may help. If ... Read More

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