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Constipation. mucus only bowel movements every 20min. colonoscopy , blood test, ct all normal, no polyps. pain in large int. what could this be?

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
Irritable bowel: Irritable Bowel Syndrome is the most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal condition. The main symptoms are diarrhea and/or constipation and abdominal pain. For information on treatment see http://wb.md/1QjwV9r and http://bit.ly/1VlC078 The symptoms are the result of a complex interplay of genetics, emotional/psychological factors, and GI flora among other factors.

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Last updated Feb 16, 2016

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