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For most people who have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), home treatment may be the best way to manage the symptoms.
Irritable bowel syndrome, also know as IBS, is an intestinal disorder that causes irritable abdominal pain or discomfort, cramping or bloating, and diarrhea or constipation.
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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be diagnosed based on symptoms. In most cases, only minimal tests are needed. A health professional diagnoses IBS when a person has the typical symptoms of the disorder.
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