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Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS is available below.

Symptoms of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

Treatments for Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

  • Selective 5-HT3 antagonist - Alsetron
  • Dietary modifications
  • Soluble fiber improves global symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and also reduces pain
  • Stool softeners
  • Laxatives
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Causes of Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

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Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

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 bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, 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 intestinal imbalance. The 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, 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 likely to be an infectious 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-diagnosed (it can, of course, 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 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 possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, more »

Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

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Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: Rare Types

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Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: Animations

Prognosis for Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

Prognosis for 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.

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More information about Alternating Bowel Habit IBS

  1. Alternating Bowel Habit IBS: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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