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Can a 21 year old have IBD? What are the symptoms and signs? Loss of appetite and weight loss?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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In brief: Can be bloated, gasy

constipation, and diarrhea, and all of the above! So look to your diet/food diary and see when symptoms tend to creep up with specific foods.
Then get tested for food allergies & stay away from dairy, sweets, sugar, sodas, GMO soy, corn, potatoes, wheat, pasta until UR symptoms lesson. You can change UR life, and have a normal one. Just need to investigate further with your PCP/ntegrative med Dr.

In brief: Can be bloated, gasy

constipation, and diarrhea, and all of the above! So look to your diet/food diary and see when symptoms tend to creep up with specific foods.
Then get tested for food allergies & stay away from dairy, sweets, sugar, sodas, GMO soy, corn, potatoes, wheat, pasta until UR symptoms lesson. You can change UR life, and have a normal one. Just need to investigate further with your PCP/ntegrative med Dr.
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Also take your probiotics daily to feed your gut flora what it needs to keep alive and healthy to help you digest foods, and absorb nutrients better. Enzymes can sometimes be helpful if there's certain food groups that you have a hard time digesting. Work with an integrative doctor to get a plan going!
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