A 41-year-old member asked:
how does one have irritable bowel syndrome with constipation, what is wrong?
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Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Is constipation a common symptom of irritable bowel syndrome?
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Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Yes: About a third of the patients i see with irritable bowel have constipation predominant symptoms. There are medications like Amitiza (lubiprostone) that can be used to treat it.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
If I have constipation, does this mean that I have irritable bowel syndrome?
4 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
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A 35-year-old member asked:
I have irritable bowel syndrome and constipation. Will florostor help me?
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Gastroenterology 50 years experience
Maybe: Maybe, but generally works better for diarrhea. Can't hurt to try.
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 16, 2014
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