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A 19-year-old male asked:

Ive been havin diarreah for almost 3 months ny doctor said its ibs sometimes i get normal stools nice brown but most of the time is direah is it ibs?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Have any testing?: Diarrhea essentially straight for three months is concening, and not typical of IBS. Remember, IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning there are many other conditions that must be considered before settling on this diagnosis. Crohn's disease? Ulcerative colitis? Gallbladder or pancreas issue? Hyperthyroid? I think your symptom deserves another look.
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