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IBS associated with psychological disorders

IBS associated with psychological disorders: Introduction

IBS associated with psychological disorders: 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 pyschological disorders. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of IBS associated with psychological disorders is available below.

Symptoms of IBS associated with psychological disorders

  • Patient usually presents with regular symptoms of IBS but the main focus of attention is the pain. The pain is often so severe that it disables the patient from proper functioning. It can last as short as a few days, to as long as many years.
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Treatments for IBS associated with psychological disorders

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Causes of IBS associated with psychological disorders

  • This disorder often occurs after an accident or during an illness that has caused genuine pain, which then takes a life of its own
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IBS associated with psychological disorders: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and IBS associated with psychological disorders

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable...read more »

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called ...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over...read more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis....read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis of depression or symptoms of...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known...read more »

IBS associated with psychological disorders: Research Doctors & Specialists

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IBS associated with psychological disorders: Rare Types

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IBS associated with psychological disorders: Animations

Prognosis for IBS associated with psychological disorders

Prognosis for IBS associated with psychological disorders: IBS does not lead to more serious conditions in most patients.

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More information about IBS associated with psychological disorders

  1. IBS associated with psychological disorders: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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