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What is irritable bowel syndrome?

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Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Abdominal Discomfort: Ibs is a functional disorder affecting how food moves through your GI tract. Lower abdominal pain, cramping, bloating with diarrhea, constipation or both are common signs. It can be triggered by stress/anxiety or different foods. The diagnosis is usually made by ruling out other disorders.
Answered on Feb 17, 2015
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