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What could cause bouts of constipation/diarrhea, bloating/fullness mainly in lower abdomen, nausea (worse later in day, only better with rest)?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine

In brief: R/O IBS

IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion.
IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com also food allergy EVAL .

In brief: R/O IBS

IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion.
IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com also food allergy EVAL .
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