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A 24-year-old male asked:

Are there causes of ibs that can be dangerous?

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Dr. Roberto Saez
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Unless inflammatory bowel disease (crohns and ulcerative colitis ) were overlooked nothing else is likely dangerous.

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What causes ibs?

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Dr. Videh Mahajan
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IBS: No real known causes.

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