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A 22-year-old male asked:

I have been suffering from irritable bowel syndrome from last 3 years. every morning i pass stool but it is incomplete. it has affected my life. help?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Diet and fluids: I rarely prescribe meds for ibs. In my experience teaching people to eat and drink properly resolves most if not all symptoms when the patient is compliant and follows through. Hi fiber, 80-100 ounces non caffeine, non alcoholic beverages each day, regular meal times, excercise. Consistency is the key to being symptom free.

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Last updated Oct 23, 2017

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