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A 18-year-old male asked:

Do people with ibs often experience muscle and joint weakness in many areas of the body? i myself do not feel tired, but many areas of my body feel achy and fatigued. areas include back, arms, neck, shoulders, groin, thighs, knees, ankles, and wrists?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor and discuss if you may be depressed. Counter-intuitive as it may seem, exercise may help. Start with low intensity exercise such as walking and gradually increase the intensity as tolerated. Drink more water. Wish you good health!
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