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Can there be a specific health problem with symptoms of constipation and diarrhea at the same time?

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Dr. Gary Gottlieb
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) includes a spectrum of clinical presentations, including (1) diarrhea-predominant, (2) constipation-predominant, and (3) mixed type with alternating diarrhea and constipation.
Mixed-type IBS sometimes respondes to fibercon tablets (calcium polycarbophil) 2 tabs twice a day. It is mportant to rule out lactose-intolerance and celiac disease.

In brief: Yes

Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) includes a spectrum of clinical presentations, including (1) diarrhea-predominant, (2) constipation-predominant, and (3) mixed type with alternating diarrhea and constipation.
Mixed-type IBS sometimes respondes to fibercon tablets (calcium polycarbophil) 2 tabs twice a day. It is mportant to rule out lactose-intolerance and celiac disease.
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice

In brief: Yes

Irritable bowel symptom has diarrhea and alternating constipation.
There are specific criteria for the diagnosis and other causes of constipation and diarrhea should be evaluated by your doctor.

In brief: Yes

Irritable bowel symptom has diarrhea and alternating constipation.
There are specific criteria for the diagnosis and other causes of constipation and diarrhea should be evaluated by your doctor.
Dr. Martin Fried
Dr. Martin Fried
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