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A 18-year-old female asked:

Can stress trigger ibs symptoms? i was fine all day but then i found out something bad and i started having cramps and soft stool.

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Stress and IBS: Stress can certainly trigger symptoms of IBS. While IBS is not solely an emotional condition, stress and IBS are closely linked.

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