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Elwood, IL
A 22-year-old female asked:

It seems like when i eat a lot of bread or chips i get very bloated, gassy, stomach pains, my bowel movements change, and sometimes i have frequent normal bowel movements or i have diarrhea and then its done. could this be gluten intolerance or ibs?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Can be diagnosed: Clinical evaluation with appropriate testing can uncover the reasons for your GI symptoms. Start with your primary physician and discuss rationale for a visit with a gastroenterologist
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