A 44-year-old female asked:
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weight loss, multiple/waking for bowel movements, inflammation/ulceration near the terminal ileum, pain of abdo and joints, night sweats. is it ibs?

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Dr. Craig MacArthur
33 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Probably not: Your symptoms are more suggestive of ibd (inflammatory bowel disease, or crohn's disease) rather than ibs (irritable bowel syndrome). Other less likely possibility is non-hodgkin's lymphoma. I recommend that you see a physician who treats gastrointestinal disease soon.
Answered on Oct 20, 2015
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