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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have been told i have ibs but refused to have anymore extensive testing done. should i be worried?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Irritable Bowel Synd: Ibs is truly a diagnosis of exclusion, so you may need testing to rule out other possibilities. Hopefully, any testing required will not be too "extensive" and you will get the definitive diagnosis. Good luck.

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Last updated Apr 25, 2013

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