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Can irritable bowel syndrome lead to malnutrition?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Irritable bowel syndrome does not cause malnutrition.
Malnutrition would be an indication to look for another cause (other than irritable bowel syndrome) for the stomach and bowel symptoms.

In brief: No

Irritable bowel syndrome does not cause malnutrition.
Malnutrition would be an indication to look for another cause (other than irritable bowel syndrome) for the stomach and bowel symptoms.
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Dr. Bisher Abdullah
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology

In brief: IBS

Only if it was not ibs (like crohn's or eating disorder etc..).

In brief: IBS

Only if it was not ibs (like crohn's or eating disorder etc..).
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