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What is Alternating Bowel Habit IBS?

What is Alternating Bowel Habit IBS?

  • Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: It is a functional bowel disorder characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits in the absence of any organic cause. IBS may be associated with pain disorders.

Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: Introduction

Types of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS:

Broader types of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS:

How serious is Alternating Bowel Habit IBS?

Prognosis of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: IBS does not lead to more serious conditions in most patients. But it is a source of chronic pain, fatigue and other symptoms, and it increases a patient's medical costs,and contributes to work absenteeism.

What causes Alternating Bowel Habit IBS?

Causes of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: see causes of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

What are the symptoms of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS?

Symptoms of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: see symptoms of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

Onset of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: The disorder may begin at any age, and more women than men seem to experience it.

Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Alternating Bowel Habit IBS.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Alternating Bowel Habit IBS.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Alternating Bowel Habit IBS.
Treatments for Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: see treatments for Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

Name and Aliases of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

Main name of condition: Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

Other names or spellings for Alternating Bowel Habit IBS:

IBS-A, A-IBS

 

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