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Pain-predominant IBS

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

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Pain-predominant IBS?

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

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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 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, but 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" ( 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 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 more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is 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). more »

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

Pain-predominant IBS: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pain-predominant IBS

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Pain-predominant IBS: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pain-predominant IBS

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Pain-predominant IBS: Animations

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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More information about Pain-predominant IBS

  1. Pain-predominant IBS: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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