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A 42-year-old member asked:

I think i might have ibs-i have either liquid stools or am constipated. i have been screened and my colon! is clean-i do have a backwards upper i?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Fiber, water,...: Ibs typically improves with plenty of fiber, water, an stress reduction. However, there are good medicines (levsin (hyoscyamine) is commonly used) which can be very helpful with symptoms of ibs.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Provided original answer
Yep....a hyocyamine compound. Helps with spasms.
Jan 14, 2012

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