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Have symptoms of irritable bowel Recently underwent colonoscopy which came negative. However multiple times toilet, incomplete bowel evacuation feel, soft flat stools persist. Request advise.

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Irritable bowel

If your gastroenterologist is comfortable that enough work up has been done to rule out other causes and feels that IBS is the culprit, it is time to start trying to treat it.
Adding extra fiber to the diet is a good start. There are medications such as anti-spasmodics which tend to work well in some situations also. Talk to your G.I. doctor about what is the next step. Good luck.

In brief: Irritable bowel

If your gastroenterologist is comfortable that enough work up has been done to rule out other causes and feels that IBS is the culprit, it is time to start trying to treat it.
Adding extra fiber to the diet is a good start. There are medications such as anti-spasmodics which tend to work well in some situations also. Talk to your G.I. doctor about what is the next step. Good luck.
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Low FODMAPs diet and

There are many good treatments: peppermint oil as enteric-coated capsules 0.
2-0.4 ml 2-3x/day, fiber (esp. flaxseed powder), probiotics and melatonin 2-5 mg may help.Gluten, dairy and other food intolerances may be a factor. A low FODMAP diet may be best treatment-see http://tinyurl.com/k6359f5 and http://tinyurl.com/lle4w5u Also treat overgrowth of yeast/unfriendly bacteria and parasites.

In brief: Low FODMAPs diet and

There are many good treatments: peppermint oil as enteric-coated capsules 0.
2-0.4 ml 2-3x/day, fiber (esp. flaxseed powder), probiotics and melatonin 2-5 mg may help.Gluten, dairy and other food intolerances may be a factor. A low FODMAP diet may be best treatment-see http://tinyurl.com/k6359f5 and http://tinyurl.com/lle4w5u Also treat overgrowth of yeast/unfriendly bacteria and parasites.
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