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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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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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What is the best thing for IBS stomach pain?

What is the best thing for IBS stomach pain?

Hopefully these: Links would help u. Take care! http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/features/finding-right-diet-ibs. http://ibs.about.com/od/ibsfood/a/herbsforibs.htm. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best thing for IBS stomach pain?

Can you tell me what is the best thing for IBS stomach pain?

Check out the cause: At 33 years, there are still several important things to understand and treat. Be sure that it is ibs and not gallbladder or ulcer disease that can sound like "ibs stomach pain". There fore the best thing for ibs stomach pain is the thing that treats the cause. Please check with your provider that these studies have been done. ...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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What's the best thing for boating, cause from IBS and soda consumption?

What's the best thing for boating, cause from IBS and soda consumption?

Bloating: You may try to treat gas with over the counter anti gas medicine. Also the diet must be targeted. Look up the low fodmap diet and try to use it as a guide for your diet. ...Read more

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I get really bad trapped wind that is very painful what is the best thing to stop this as I have ibs?

I get really bad trapped wind that is very painful what is the best thing to stop this as I have ibs?

IBS: Try to figure out what foods make you feel worse & avoid them. Kinda obvious, right? Milk & dairy products, or more specifically, lactose, ranks high on the list. If you must drink milk, consider lactaid or similar pre-digested lactose product. Beans, while high in fiber & protein, can be intolerable for some, who then find relief in beano. Perhaps you also have gluten enteropathy or celiac diseas. ...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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Ibs whats the best to take medication?

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

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What is the best way to deal with IBS with direara?

IBS is a diagnosis: Of exclusion- in other words you have to have stools tested and have a colonoscopy to rule out other conditions with the exact same symptoms. Read more about ibs onwikipedia or pubmed.Gov or mayoclinic.Org abd then discuss with your pcp. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best foods for people that have ibs?

Can you tell me what is the best foods for people that have ibs?

FODMAP diet: I strongly recommend that you research and try the low fodmap diet. This is a diet that has proven quite effective in several studies of ibs. It eliminates poorly digested sugars such as lactose and fructose, which are fermented by colonic bacteria, leading to excessive gas, pain, bloating, and diarrhea. There are innumerable fodmap resources available online. Good luck! ...Read more

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Would it be best to get a formal diagnosis on IBS and how many different types of IBS are there?

IBS: Rome criteria-recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort at least 3 days/month for past 3 months + 2 or more of these: improvement with bm, onset with change in bm , onset with frequency of bm, onset with change in bm form or appearance. Symptoms should be present for at least 3 months with symptoms present for 6 months prior to actual diagnosis. 2 main types-diarrhea or constipation predominant. ...Read more

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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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Hello Dr. Pasniciuc, I have a question on the best way to treat IBS and gastroparesis?

Hello Dr. Pasniciuc, I have a question on the best way to treat IBS and gastroparesis?

IBS/ gastroparesis: IBS, irritable bowel syndrome and gastroparesis are rather poorly understood conditions. The approach is usually multidisciplinary and I would advise involving early a gastroenterologist at a tertiary center in order to confirm the diagnosis and to start a therapeutic trial. Starting a food log along with symptoms log will help anywhere along the way. ...Read more

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Dear sir, what is difference between mebeverine and alverin? And which one is the best for ibs.

Not much: Both work to quit spasms and cramps. Like anything else, what works for one might not work for another. You just have to see. If one is working for you don't worry about the other one. ...Read more

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Which one is best if I have sudden IBS attack: to stay home for a long time or to keep me busy at working, walking outside ?

Which one is best if I have sudden IBS attack: to stay home for a long time or to keep me busy at working, walking outside ?

Rest: I would rest and do what is best to calm your nerves to get back to your baseline mentation. Wish you the best in your healing process. ...Read more

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I have reason to believe I have ibs. What is the best diet I should follow to discover my triggers and avoid the painful consequences?

Bland diet: Best to have small frequent meals of bland diet away from the extremes of the too spicy and too hot and fried food. ...Read more

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