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Can pregnancy lead to irritable bowel syndrome complications?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No: Pregnancy can set off an irritable bowel syndrome but not cause it.
Dr. Dale Burleson
Colon and Rectal Surgery 36 years experience
Yes: Yes in that hormonal changes can affect bowel function.

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