A 23-year-old male asked:
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can ibs make you feel sick? nausea?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: The symptoms of ibs can be quite variable but prominent symptoms can include: diarrhea which often alternates with constipation, crampy abdominal pain along with bloating, passing gas and mucus in the stool. Nausea is possible.
Answered on May 26, 2019

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