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Is biliary colic like ibs?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
No : It may have similar symptoms but they are different.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
No: Biliary colic is a very severe pain and may be partly referred to the right shoulder. Ibs stands for irritable bowel syndrome. Colicky abdominal pain often followed by a bm that is often loose. It may be associated with abdominal growling. There may be urgency in going to the bathroom.

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Last updated Mar 26, 2013

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