irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may last for a long
time. But IBS doesn't cause cancer or shorten your life.
The pattern of IBS varies from one person to the next and from one bout
to the next. Some people have symptoms off and on for many years. You may go
months or years without having any symptoms. But most people have
symptoms that keep coming back. It is rare for a person to have symptoms
It is possible that the main title of the report Irritable Bowel Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.