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How can I relax my irritable large intestine?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Explore the triggers

IBS has a multitude of possible causes.
If you explore some you could avoid, it may improve. Gluten sensitivity or wheat allergy is a common trigger. Cross reactivity to a variety of lesser food sensitivities . food additives like #40 red dye are all avoidable. There are a variety of blood tests that can help narrow the list of possibles.A primary care doc can arrange them.

In brief: Explore the triggers

IBS has a multitude of possible causes.
If you explore some you could avoid, it may improve. Gluten sensitivity or wheat allergy is a common trigger. Cross reactivity to a variety of lesser food sensitivities . food additives like #40 red dye are all avoidable. There are a variety of blood tests that can help narrow the list of possibles.A primary care doc can arrange them.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Arie Pelta
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Depends

If spasm then Levsin if constpation then MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) type meds to start.

In brief: Depends

If spasm then Levsin if constpation then MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) type meds to start.
Dr. Arie Pelta
Dr. Arie Pelta
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