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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Constipation or the: runs or a mix of both are IBS symptoms. Your doc can check you for food sensitivities, although a nutritionist or natural doc may offer more sensitive ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
IBS: The finding of mucus in the stool is not uncommon in some patients who have irritable bowel syndrome. Occasionally increasing the amount of fiber in y ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
No: expected finding in IBS- seek medical attention for treatment.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Maybe : Your gastroenterologist could help clarify your setting
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Mostly history: Inflammatory bowel disease is just that - inflammation of the intestine that is visible at endoscopy (upper endoscopy or colonoscopy) or imaging. The ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
12 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: They can be. Ibs is a type of hyperactivity of the bowel.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience in Pediatrics
Two different things: Irritable bowel is abdominal pain and altered bowel habits (diarrhea or constipation) without any distinct medical pathology. It can be treated with ... Read More
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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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
R/O IBS: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. You need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Bowel: No.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience in Family Medicine
IBS: Yes.
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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 42-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
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Not even close!: Inflammatory bowel disease (see my earlier healthtap answer) is a systemic inflammation of the gut. Irritable bowel syndrome is a symptom complex wit ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Except many of the symptoms of IBS could actually be indicative of a colon cancer and many dietary irregularities associated with IBS can themselves i ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
IBS: IBS May be predominantly diarrhea episodes or primarily constipation but can be a mixture of both. Medication is available for those with persistent c ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
It is real: Ibs is very common. Probably more common in women than men. Can be of various types. Primarily diarrhea. Primarily constipation. Mixed with alter ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience in General Surgery
None: Irritable Bowel Syndrome does not cause diverticulosis.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Not sure..: What your question is. Is there a known diagnosis of colon cancer? Yes advanced colon cancer care cause intestinal blockage. However, it sounds like y ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not really: Except many of the symptoms of IBS could actually be indicative of a colon cancer and many dietary irregularities associated with IBS can themselves i ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Gas due to IBS or...: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered /alternating stool pattern, accompanying nausea, bloating, g ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Irritable bowel.: As you can see - ED is not the place to find out if you have a chronic condition. WIth symptoms like this you should bee seeing a primary care doc wh ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ioana Bina
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: Yes you can unless you are lactose intolerant or allergic to milk proteins. Start slowly and see how you feel.
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