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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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What is the best way to cure ibs. Dose it good to do operation?

What is the best way to cure ibs. Dose it good to do operation?

Not surgically fixed: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for ibs?

What is the best thing for 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.TX: PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more

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Natural ways to help /cure ibs?

IBS: There are many natural cures claimed to treat ibs, but which ones are really effective, this is unclear. It'd be nice to know what you've already tried. First, try to identify foods known to cause/aggravate it. Common ones would be caffeine, dairy, fried foods. Try to drop breads made by artificial yeast. Use a natural starter. Try triphala and slippery elm if you have not yet. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat ibs?

Limit: Limit alcohol and caffeine. Try to limit and control your stress levels. Plenty of water and fiber. Try to keep a healthy diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for IBS ?

What is the best medicine for 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.TX: PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more

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What is t best thing to take for ibs?

What is t best thing to take for ibs?

Fiber: 3 best things are: 1. Fiber 2. Fiber 3. Fiber pick a fiber supplement like benefiber, citrucell, fibercon, metamucil, etc and use it 2-3 times a day with plenty of water. ...Read more

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Ibs whats the best to take medication?

IBS: In irritable bowel syndrome, the decision to try medication depends on what type of IBS is present, how severe the symptoms are, and how much it affects your life. Before medications are tried, it is often helpful to increase the amount of soluble fiber in the diet and to increase fluid intake. If this does not help, see your doctor for possible intervention with medications. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some of the best OTC remedies for ibs?

What are some of the best OTC remedies for ibs?

Fiber: Oddly enough, sometimes even diarrhea responds well to fiber which can act as a "bulking" agent and give stool more consistency and form. Metamucil is one name brand, and psyillium husks are also available, although there are plenty of generics. Constipation symptoms can be treated with fiber as well as laxative- such as miralax (polyethylene glycol). Pro-biotics may be of benefit and are also available otc. ...Read more

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What is the best foods for people that have ibs?

What is the best foods for people that have ibs?

Check out these: Links best wishes and god bless u! http://www.joybauer.com/ibs.aspx. http://ibs.about.com/od/ibsfood/a/herbsforibs.htm. ...Read more