Pain-predominant IBS: Introduction
Pain-predominant 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 Pain-predominant IBS is available below.
Symptoms of Pain-predominant IBS
- 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 Pain-predominant IBS
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treatments for Pain-predominant IBS
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Pain-predominant IBS:
- Colon & Rectal Cancer: Home Testing
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Causes of Pain-predominant IBS
- 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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Pain-predominant IBS: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Pain-predominant 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...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 intestinal imbalance.
The digestive...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,
but can...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...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-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with...read more »
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
However, there are also various other causes.
See causes of leg cramps or ...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
See...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...read more »
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Pain-predominant IBS: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Pain Specialists:
- Arthritis & Joint Health Specialists (Rheumatology):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Pain-predominant IBS
Research quality ratings and patient safety measures
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Pain-predominant IBS: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pain-predominant IBS
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Pain-predominant IBS: Animations
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Prognosis for Pain-predominant IBS
Prognosis for Pain-predominant 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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Research about Pain-predominant IBS
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Pain-predominant IBS: Broader Related Topics
Types of Pain-predominant IBS
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