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Can IBS be mistaken for ulcerative colitis?

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In brief: Yes, on physical

Exam alone. Colonoscopy will almost always differentiate between the two.
Consult a GI specialist for specific recommendation re: when you need to have this test.

In brief: Yes, on physical

Exam alone. Colonoscopy will almost always differentiate between the two.
Consult a GI specialist for specific recommendation re: when you need to have this test.
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In brief: Yes

Some of their symptoms overlap and so a colonoscopy with biopsy is indicated.

In brief: Yes

Some of their symptoms overlap and so a colonoscopy with biopsy is indicated.
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