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    1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Symptoms

      Could your digestive troubles be a sign of irritable bowel syndrome? WebMD explains the symptoms of IBS and when to seek medical help.

    2. 10 Questions About IBS

      The experts at WebMD offer ten questions to ask your doctor about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

    3. 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Constipation

      Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with constipation is a complex condition. WebMD offers 10 key questions to ask your doctor.

    4. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

      Irritable Bowel Syndrome,also known as Spastic Colon or Mucous Colitis,is a digestive disorder characterized by an abnormal increase in the mobility of the intestines (small and large). Symptoms may include abdominal pain,constipation,and diarrhea. This disorder is common; about 50 percent of all gastrointestinal problems are associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. There is no organic ...

    5. Medical History and Physical Exam for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

      Medical and dietary historyTo determine whether your symptoms meet the criteria for diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), your doctor may ask you questions about:Recent stressful events in your life. Stress may be a strong indication that your symptoms may be caused by irritable bowel syndrome.Bowel function, including how many bowel movements you have per day or per week, whether you have ..

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

      For most people who have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), home treatment may be the best way to manage the symptoms.

    7. 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.

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

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

    9. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Medications

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

    10. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Guide - Prevention

      You cannot prevent irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). However, proper self - care may help minimize symptoms and perhaps extend the time between episodes. Learn what steps to take.

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