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A 19-year-old female asked:

i got ibs after somach bug and now it wakes me up during the night due to an awful upset stomach. i get no sleep. how do i fix this?? im 19

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
IBS/ gastroenteritis: IBS occurs due to change in flora. Consider probiotic, like Nextbiotic ( on Amazon) ,it has a number of species that have been helpful in diarrhea and may help with post gastroenteritis IBS(discuss w/doc) . Check for lactose intolerance drink 8 oz of 4% milk, if afterward you have bloating, gas, pain diarrhea you are lactose intolerant.F/U with gastroenterologist in next 2 weeks

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