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Can pregnancy lead to irritable bowel syndrome complications?
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Dr. Dale Burleson
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Yes
Yes in that hormonal changes can affect bowel function.

In brief: Yes
Yes in that hormonal changes can affect bowel function.
Dr. Dale Burleson
Dr. Dale Burleson
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
In brief: No
Pregnancy can set off an irritable bowel syndrome but not cause it.

In brief: No
Pregnancy can set off an irritable bowel syndrome but not cause it.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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