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Is IBS life-threatening?

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Dr. Nikhil Karanth
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: No

It usually is not, but can interfere with every day living

In brief: No

It usually is not, but can interfere with every day living
Dr. Nikhil Karanth
Dr. Nikhil Karanth
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Only if the

Diagnosis of ibs is wrong and you have a much more comple problem that may mimic the symptoms of ibs.
Ibs is a diagnosis that should be made after all other more serious diagnoses are eliminated.

In brief: Only if the

Diagnosis of ibs is wrong and you have a much more comple problem that may mimic the symptoms of ibs.
Ibs is a diagnosis that should be made after all other more serious diagnoses are eliminated.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: No

Irritable bowel syndrome is not a life-threatening condition and cannot result in cancer or serious intestinal disease.
New studies are indicating the connection between irritable bowel causing the gut to be leaky and worsening hypertension, creates atrial fibrillation over long run.

In brief: No

Irritable bowel syndrome is not a life-threatening condition and cannot result in cancer or serious intestinal disease.
New studies are indicating the connection between irritable bowel causing the gut to be leaky and worsening hypertension, creates atrial fibrillation over long run.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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