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Are there different types of ibs?
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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine
In brief: 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

In brief: 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
Dr. John Feola
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
In brief: There can be.
There can be depending on what foods you are intolerant to.
If it is fructose, then foods high in this should be avoided. If lactose, then avoid those foods that are high in that, like milk. Some people need to have a gluten free diet from malabsorption of that. That one manifests usually as malnutrition. So, depending on what cannot be tolerated, there can be different kinds of this problem.

In brief: There can be.
There can be depending on what foods you are intolerant to.
If it is fructose, then foods high in this should be avoided. If lactose, then avoid those foods that are high in that, like milk. Some people need to have a gluten free diet from malabsorption of that. That one manifests usually as malnutrition. So, depending on what cannot be tolerated, there can be different kinds of this problem.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Dr. Joseph Woods
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