A 17-year-old male asked:
how can tell apart ibs and ibd symptoms ?
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Dr. Dean Giannone answered
24 years experience Internal Medicine
They're similar: You really tell them apart, you need testing such as CT scan and colonoscopy. That being said, some forms of IBS include constipation which is not typically a component of IBD such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's. But ultimately, you really need testing.
Answered on Sep 2, 2014
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