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How is IBS diagnosed?

How is IBS diagnosed?

Rome Criteria: There is no lab test or procedure to diagnose ibs, but labs, xrays, colonoscopy, endoscopy can be used to rule out other conditions that are similar to ibs. Ibs is often diagnosed when one has the signs and symptoms of the rome criteria. These are criteria that experts have set up to diagnose ibs. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Definition)

Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a long-term disorder of gastrointestinal functioning. It results in abdominal discomfort, pain, bloating, stomach cramps, diarrhea, and constipation. Additionally, patients with IBS usually have problems with gut motility. Triggers for IBS include certain foods, and elevated stress levels. Lastly, symptoms of IBS ...Read more


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I've had loose stool for a a few months now -- not diarrhea but not totally formed. It's only once a day and abdominal pain.Just had baby. IBS?

Sound like it: it sound like IBS are you taking any anti spastic medication? It might help go and see your doctor there is a solution to your problem adjust your diet and eat yogurt and Banana stay away from creamy greasy rich food ...Read more

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How do I know if my baby has ibs?

How do I know if my baby has ibs?

Not a childhood dx: Ibs includes a variety of symptoms that have specific requirements for the diagnosis to be given. This is established for adults and not for infants. Colic is common in infants and should improve with changes in formula and diets over time. ...Read more

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Can a painful IBS attack harm my baby? I am 8 weeks pregnant. Thank you

Should not: Ibs is in and of itself a benign condition . Unfortunately most traditional ibs meds are felt to not be entirely safe during pregnancy. Although the untreated ibs symptoms may be uncomfortable for the mother, they should not directly affect the fetus. ...Read more

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10 yrs ago gallbladder removed, had ibs symtoms since surgery, now im pregnant. Do i need special enzymes, probiotics? Can i absorb enough for baby?

10 yrs ago gallbladder removed, had ibs symtoms since surgery, now im pregnant. Do i need special enzymes, probiotics? Can i absorb enough for baby?

YOU AND THE BABY OK: HAVING THE GALLBLADDER REMOVED COULD AFFECT THE GI SYSTEM FOR A WHILE BUT IT HAS NO BAD EFFECT ON YOU OR THE BABY.YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKE THE DIGEST ANYTHING. ...Read more

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6 weeks pregnant.severe pelvic pain.everything and baby is gd.could this be IBS that worsen during pregnancy.plz help don't wana lose this baby?

Severe pain: Severe pain is always worrisome. It could be IBS but it could also be something as severe as a twisted ovary or a tubal pregnancy. See a doctor ASAP. Be safe. ...Read more

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Is IBS chronic?

It can be: chronic ?kr?n?k (of an illness) "persisting for a long time or constantly recurring" In people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) the tendency to abdominal pain / bloating with bouts of diarrheoa or constipation can persist for some time, and indeed recur. The severity of symptoms however varies from person to person. Many people do achieve a degree of control over symptoms. See patient.info IBS ...Read more

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What causes ibs?

What causes ibs?

Multifactorial cause: Irritable bowel syndrome is the multifactorial consequence of hormonal, immune system and nervous system dysfunction resulting from genetic predispositions and dietary and environmental insults. The predominant symptoms like diarrhea cramps constipation are the result of autonomic nervous system instability. Pts like you may benefit from a metabolically directed approach. ...Read more

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What exactly is ibs?

What exactly is ibs?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com The SX wax and wane. ...Read more

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