A 28-year-old female asked:
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Constipation which i control with psyllumhusk, mucous in stool and on anus, random gas pains throughout abdomen, lot of flatuence. I am 22, is this ibs?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Perhaps but: You should talk to your doctor about this since ibs is pretty much a diagnosis of exclusion (after everything else has been ruled out) and not inclusion (the exact cause). I am certain that this has greatly affected your social life.
Answered on Jan 31, 2015

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