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What is irritable bowel syndrome?

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Irritable bowel syndrome is a mix of belly discomfort or pain and trouble with bowel habits: either going more or less often than normal (diarrhea or constipation) or having a different kind of stool (thin, hard, or soft and liquid).

From: Irritable Bowel Syndrome WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. Irritable Bowel Syndrome Association. FDA.


Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on March 25, 2018

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SOURCES: National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. Irritable Bowel Syndrome Association. FDA.


Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on March 25, 2018

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