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A 41-year-old female asked:

Hi,what are symptoms to look out for ibs.is there any way to control it.any diet or lifestyle change that make it better.what is the treatment for it!

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
IBS: In general, IBS is defined as a change in bowel habits, either diarrhea or constipation, or both, which lasts for longer than six months. There should be no signs of bleeding in the stool. If you have these symptoms, A good starting point is to increase the amount of fiber in your diet. If it helps, then no further medical follow-up is necessary. If it doesn't, see your doctor. Good luck.

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Last updated Feb 26, 2016

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