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  1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Health Tools

    Tools to help you make decisions about irritible bowel syndrome.

  2. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Exams and Tests

    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.

  3. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - When To Call a Doctor

    Irritable bowel syndrome may present a number of warning signs.

  4. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Medications

    Medication may be used along with lifestyle changes to manage symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

  5. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Cause

    Learn what researchers believe may cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

  6. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Other Treatment

    A wide range of other therapies has been used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Treatment methods that help you better cope with stress can help reduce symptoms.

  7. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Symptoms

    An expert panel has outlined a list of symptoms common in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Doctors often use this list of symptoms, known as the Rome II criteria, to distinguish IBS from other intestinal problems.

  8. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - What Happens

    Symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may persist for a long time, but IBS does not cause cancer or shorten life expectancy.Learn about the variable patterns of IBS.

  9. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - What Increases Your Risk

    Learnabout Irritable Bowel Syndrome risk factors, which include gender, age, and family history.

  10. Coping With IBS

    There may not be a cure for irritable bowel syndrome, but there are ways to cope with its daily challenges. WebMD tells you more.

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